Per Olav Vandvik

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Visiting address Forskningsveien 3A Harald Schjelderups hus 0373 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1089 Blindern 0317 OSLO

Areas of interest revolve around use of best current evidence at the point of care within the context of evidence-based medicine and shared decision making.

Dr.Vandvik is spending most of his time heading a wonderful team of colleagues in the MAGIC research and innovation program aiming to provide clinicians and patients with trustworthy evidence summaries, guidelines and decision aids at the point of care. Supported by a career research grant from Helse Sør-Øst RHF and several innovation grants this work includes the MAGIC authoring and publication platform and innovative solutions for decision aids and integrating guidelines in the electronic medical record linked to patient specific data. Dr.Vandvik is also a recognized teacher in evidence-based medicine and guideline methodology for clinicians and decision-makers in health care. He is a devoted member of the GRADE working group and G-I-N Board of Trustees.

Per Olav Vandvik is also researcher at the Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services in Oslo and career grant researcher and acting consultant affiliated with the Department of Medicine, Innlandet Hospital Trust-Gjøvik, Norway.


  • Kahale, Lara A.; Diab, Batoul; Brignardello-Petersen, Romina; Agarwal, Arnav; Mustafa, Reem A.; Kwong, Joey; Neumann, Ignacio; Li, Ling; Lopes, Luciane Cruz; Briel, Matthias; Busse, Jason W.; Iorio, Alfonso; Vandvik, Per Olav; Alexander, Paul Elias; Guyatt, Gordon & Akl, Elie A. (2018). Systematic reviews do not adequately report or address missing outcome data in their analyses: a methodological survey. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology.  ISSN 0895-4356.  99, s 14- 23 . doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2018.02.016
  • van de Velde, Stijn Rita Patrick; Kortteisto, Tiina; Spitaels, David; Jamtvedt, Gro; Roshanov, Pavel; Kunnamo, Ilkka; Aertgeerts, Bert; Vandvik, Per Olav & Flottorp, Signe (2018). Development of a tailored intervention with computerized clinical decision support to improve quality of care for patients with knee osteoarthritis: Multi-method study. Journal of Medical Internet Research.  ISSN 1438-8871.  7(6) . doi: 10.2196/resprot.9927
  • Vermandere, Mieke; Aertgeerts, Bert; Agoritsas, Thomas; Liu, Catherine; Burgers, Jako; Merglen, Arnaud; Okwen, Patrick Mbah; Lytvyn, Lyubov; Chua, Shunjie; Vandvik, Per Olav; Guyatt, Gordon Henry; Beltran-Arroyave, Claudia; Lavergne, Valéry; Speeckaert, Reinhart; Steen, Finn E.; Arteaga, Victoria; Sender, Rachelle; McLeod, Shelley; Sun, Xin; Wang, Wen & Siemieniuk, Reed A.C. (2018). Antibiotics after incision and drainage for uncomplicated skin abscesses: A clinical practice guideline. BMJ (British Medical Journal).  ISSN 0959-8146.  360 . doi: 10.1136/bmj.k243
  • Bagur, Rodrigo; Solo, Karla; Alghofaili, Saleh; Nombela-Franco, Luis; Kwok, Chun Shing; Hayman, Samual; Siemieniuk, Reed A.; Foroutan, Farid; Spencer, Frederick A.; Vandvik, Per Olav; Schäufele, Tim G. & Mamas, Mamas A. (2017). Cerebral embolic protection devices during transcatheter aortic valve implantation: systematic review and meta-analysis. Stroke.  ISSN 0039-2499.  48(5), s 1306- 1315 . doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.116.015915
  • Brandt, Linn; Vandvik, Per Olav; Alonso-Coello, Pablo; Akl, Elie A.; Thornton, Judith; Rigau, David; Adams, Katie; O’Connor, Paul; Guyatt, Gordon H. & Kristiansen, Annette (2017). Multilayered and digitally structured presentation formats of trustworthy recommendations: a combined survey and randomised trial. BMJ Open.  ISSN 2044-6055.  7(2), s 1- 10 . doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-011569 Show summary
  • Brignardello-Petersen, Romina; Guyatt, Gordon H.; Buchbinder, Rachelle; Poolman, Rudolf W.; Schandelmaier, Stefan; Chang, Yaping; Sadeghirad, Behnam; Evaniew, Nathan & Vandvik, Per Olav (2017). Knee arthroscopy versus conservative management in patients with degenerative knee disease: A systematic review. BMJ Open.  ISSN 2044-6055.  7(5), s 1- 13 . doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-016114
  • Busse, Jason W.; Craigie, Samantha; Juurlink, David N; Buckley, D. Norman; Li, Wang; Couban, Rachel J; Agoritsas, Thomas; Akl, Elie A.; Carrasco-Labra, Alonso; Cooper, Lynn; Cull, Chris; da Costa, Bruno R.; Frank, Joseph F.; Grant, Gus; Iorio, Alfonso; Persaud, Navindra; Stern, Sol; Tugwell, Peter; Vandvik, Per Olav & Guyatt, Gordon H. (2017). Guideline for opioid therapy and chronic noncancer pain. CMAJ - Canadian Medical Association Journal.  ISSN 0820-3946.  189(18), s E659- E666 . doi: 10.1503/cmaj.170363

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  • Alonso-Coello, Pablo; Vernooij, Robin W.M.; Carrasco-Labra, Alonso; Vandvik, Per Olav & Guyatt, Gordon Henry (2017). RE: Which estimates comprise optimal reporting in systematic reviews?. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology.  ISSN 0895-4356.  81, s 140- 141 . doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2017.01.001
  • Bretthauer, Michael; Vandvik, Per Olav; Frich, Jan C; de Lange, Thomas & Løberg, Magnus (2017). Ny spesialistutdanning for leger–fra sveitserost til kraftkar?. Tidsskriftet Den norsk legeforenning.  137(17)
  • Bretthauer, Michael; Vandvik, Per Olav; Skjeldestad, Finn Egil; Frich, Jan C; de Lange, Thomas & Løberg, Magnus (2017). Ny spesialistutdanning for leger – fra sveitserost til kraftkar?. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening.  ISSN 0029-2001.  137(17), s 1270- 1271 . doi: 10.4045/tidsskr.17.0637

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Published Apr. 13, 2011 2:45 PM - Last modified Dec. 15, 2014 3:07 PM