​List of publications by people from Optimed



How inflammation underlies physical and organ function in acutely admitted older medical patients (2017). Klausen HH, Bodilsen AC, Petersen J, Bandholm T,  Haupt TH, Sivertsen DM, Andersen O. Mechanisms of Ageing and Development

Epub ahead of print 
Prevalence and overlap of Disease Management Program diseases in older hospitalized patients (2017). Juul-Larsen HG, Petersen J, Sivertsen DM and Andersen O. European Journal of Ageing

Inflammation and Post-operative Recovery in Patients undergoing Total Knee Arthroplasty- Secondary Analysis of a Randomized Controlled Trial. Langkilde A, Jakobsen TL, Bandholm TQ, Eugen-Olsen J, Blauenfeldt T, Petersen J and Andersen O. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage

Peer-reviewed papers


A tailored strategy for designing the WALK-Copenhagen (WALK-Cph) intervention to increase mobility in hospitalized older medical patients: A protocol for the qualitative part of the WALK-Cph project. Kirk J., Bodilsen A.C., Tjørnhøj-Thomsen T., Pedersen M.M., Bandholm T., Husted R., Poulsen L., Petersen J., Andersen O., Nilsen P.. BMJ Open 2018;8:e020272.doi: :10.1136/bmjopen-2017-020272

Stuck in tradition-A qualitative study on barriers for implementation of evidence-based nutritional care perceived by nursing staff. O´Connell, M.B., Jensen, P.S., Andersen, S.L., Fernbrant, C., Nørholm, V., Petersen, H.V. 2018 I: J Clin Nurs. 2018 Feb;27(3-4):705-714. doi: 10.1111/jocn.14020. Epub Nov 3.

An evaluation of nursing documentation of acutely admitted home-living older medical patients in a Danish hospital. Sivertsen, D.M., Juul-Larsen, H.G., Lawson-Smith, L., Lindhardt, T., Petersen, J., Andersen, O. 2018 I:  Clinical Nursing Studies, 6;1.

Homeless people's experiences of medical respite care following acute hospitalisation in Denmark. Pedersen, M., Bring, C., Brünés, N., Andersen, O., Petersen, J., Jarden, M. 2018. I: Health & Social Care in the Community. [Epub ahead of print]. DOI 10.1111/hsc.12550

Efficacy of pre-operative quadriceps strength training on knee-extensor strength before and shortly following total knee arthroplasty: Protocol for a randomized, dose-response trial (The QUADX-1 trial). Husted, R.S., Troelsen, A., Thorborg, K., Rathleff, M., Husted, H., Bandholm, T. 2018. I: Trials;19(1).

The influence of flow culture on nurses' use of research in emergency care: An ethnographic study (Dansk resume af originalartiklen). 2018. I: Dansk Tidsskrift For Akutmedicin. Vol. 1, s. 14-15

Rifaximin has minor effects on bacterial composition, inflammation, and bacterial translocation in cirrhosis: A randomized trial. Kimer N, Pedersen JS, Tavenier J, Christensen JE, Busk TM, Hobolth L, Krag A, Al-Soud WA, Mortensen MS, Sørensen SJ, Møller S, Bendtsen F; members of the CoRif study group. J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2018;33(1):307-314. doi: 10.1111/jgh.13852.


Perceptions and experiences of nutritional care following the overwhelming experience of lower extremity amputation: A qualitative study. Jensen, P.S., Green, S.M., Petersen, J., Andersen, O., Poulsen, I. 2017 I: J Clin Nurs. Nov 29. doi: 10.1111/jocn.14192.
Progression of disease preceding lower extremity amputation in Denmark: a longitudinal registry study of diagnoses, use of medication and healthcare services 14 years prior to amputation. Jensen, P.S., Petersen, J., Kirketerp-Møller, K., Poulsen, I., Andersen, O. 2017 I: BMJ Open. Nov 3;7(11):e016030. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-016030.
En ’ø’ af ro. En forandringsprocess på dansk hospital. Kaas, B., Larsen, T.S., Andersen, S.L. 2017 I: Tidsskrift for Antropologi, Temanummeret Innovation, nr. 75.
lllness, Normality, and Self-management: Diabetic Foot Ulcers and the Logic of Choice.  Andersen, S., Pedersen, M. , Steffen, V. 2017 I: European Wound Management Association, vol. 16(2).
Physicians' Non-Uniform Approach to Prescribing Drugs to Older Patients - A Qualitative Study
Christensen, L. D., Petersen, J., Andersen, O. & Kaae, S. 1 dec. 2017 I : Basic & clinical pharmacology & toxicology. 121, 6, s. 505-511

A high-protein diet during hospitalization is associated with an accelerated decrease in soluble urokinase plasminogen activator receptor levels in acutely ill elderly medical patients with SIRS (2017). Tavenier J, Haupt TH, Andersen AL, Buhl SF, Langkilde A, Andersen JR, Jensen J-EB, Pedersen MM, Petersen J, Andersen O. Nutr Res. 2017;41:56-64.

Association between routine laboratory tests and long-term mortality among acutely admitted older medical patients: A cohort study (2017). Klausen HH, Petersen, Bandholm T, Juul-Larsen HG, Tavenier, Eugen-Olsen J, Andersen O. BMC Geriatrics 17(62).

Prevalence and overlap of Disease Management Program diseases in older hospitalized patients. Juul-Larsen, H.G., Petersen, J., Sivertsen, D.M. et al. Eur J Ageing (2017) 14: 283.

Inflammatory biomarkers and cancer: CRP and suPAR as markers of incident cancer in patients with serious non-specific symptoms and signs of cancer. Rasmussen LJH, Schultz M, Gaardsting A, Ladelund S, Garred P, Iversen K, Eugen-Olsen J, Helms M, David KP, Kjær A, Lebech A-M, and Kronborg G. Int J Cancer. 2017;141(1):191-199.

An enhanced treatment program with markedly reduced mortality after a transtibial or higher non-traumatic lower extremity amputation.Kristensen MT, Holm G, Krasheninnikoff M, Jensen PS, Gebuhr P (2016). Acta Orthop. 2016 Jun;87(3):306-11

Implementing evidence-based practices in an emergency department: contradictions exposed when prioritising a flow culture. Kirk, JW. & Nilsen, P. feb 2016 I : Journal of Clinical Nursing. 25, 3-4, s. 555-65.

The influence of flow culture on nurses' use of research in emergency care: An ethnographic study. Kirk, JW. & Nielsen, P. 2015 I : Klinisk Sygepleje. 29, 2, s. 16-35.

Soluble urokinase plasminogen activator receptor (suPAR) is a predictive marker of myocardial infarction in HIV-1-infected patients: a nested case-control study. Rasmussen LJH, Knudsen A, Katzenstein TL, Gerstoft J, Obel N, Kronborg G, Benfield T, Kjær A, Eugen-Olsen J, and Lebech AM. HIV Medicine 17(5):350-7 (2016). DOI: 10.1111/hiv.12315.

Soluble Urokinase Plasminogen Activator Receptor (suPAR) in Acute Care: A Strong Marker of Disease Presence and Severity, Readmission, and Mortality. A Retrospective Cohort Study. Rasmussen LJH, Ladelund S, Haupt TH, Ellekilde G, Poulsen JH, Iversen K, Eugen-Olsen J, and Andersen O. Emerg Med J (2016) pii: emermed-2015-205444. doi: 10.1136/emermed-2015-205444.

Low-dose growth hormone therapy reduces inflammation in HIV-infected patients: a randomized placebo controlled study. Lindboe JB, Langkilde A, Eugen-Olsen J, Hansen BR, Haupt TH, Petersen J, Andersen O. Infect Dis (Lond) [Accepted]​

Plasma Soluble CD163 Level Independently Predicts All-Cause Mortality in HIV-1-Infected Individuals. Knudsen  TB, Ertner G, Petersen J, Møller HJ, Moestrup SK, Eugen-Olsen J, Kronborg G, Benfield T. Okt. 2016 I : The Journal of infectious diseases. 214, 8

Barriers and facilitators for implementing a new screening tool in an emergency department: a qualitative study applying the Theoretical Domains Framework. Kirk JW, Sivertsen DM, Petersen J, Nilsen P, Petersen HV. J Clin Nurs [Epub ahead of print]




Communicating papers
To test forudsiger funktionsevne [In Danish]​. Danske Fysioterapeuter, 26, November 2015​

Gavner en tværsektoriel ernæringsindsats den ældre medicinske patient? Tema om sektorovergange [In Danish]. Andersen AL, Buhl SF. Diætisten, Nr. 124, August 2013, 21. årgang

Risikomedicin svækker ældre [In Danish]. Dagens Medicin, 3 June 2013 

Risikomedicin svækker ældre [In Danish]. Dagens Pharma, 28 May 2013

Ny screeningstest skal forebygge indlæggelser af skrøbelige ældre [In Danish]. Dagens Medicin, 10 May 2013 

Akut indlagte ældre ligger 17 timer i sengen [In Danish]. Dagens Medicin, 24 October 2012

Shared regional/municipal case management for the frail older medical patient. Evaluation of geriatric case management at Gastroenterological Unit, Hvidovre Hospital. June 2016.

Info-65 across sectors. Municipal prevention of readmissions for acutely admitted older medical patients. An intersectoral implementation project between Hvidovre Hospital and the municipalities of Brøndby and Copenhagen. December 2015.