• Freiburghaus T, Raffing R, Ballbè M, Gual A, Tønnesen H. Patient rights: The right to smoke and the right to smokefree surroundings - An international comparison of smoke-free psychiatric clinic implementation experiences. BJPsych Open 2021 E-pub ahead of print. Manuscript DOI: S2056472421000351

  • Merzaai B, Tonnesen H, Rasmussen M, Lauridsen SV. Perioperative Alcohol and Smoking Cessation Intervention: Impact on Other Lifestyles. Semin Oncol Nurs. 2021 Feb;37(1):151116. doi: 10.1016/j.soncn.2020.151116.

  • Jensen BT, Lauridsen SV, Scheede-Bergdahl C. The Potential of Prehabilitation in Radical Cystectomy Pathways: Where Are We Now? Semin Oncol Nurs. 2021 Feb;37(1):151107. doi: 10.1016/j.soncn.2020.151107. Epub 2021 Jan 12.


  • Wong J, An D, Urman RD, Warner DO, Tønnesen H, Raveendran R, Abdullah HR, Pfeifer K, Maa J, Finegan B, Li E, Webb A, Edwards AF, Preston P, Bentov N, Richman DC, Chung F. Society for Perioperative Assessment and Quality Improvement (SPAQI) Consensus Statement on Perioperative Smoking Cessation. Anesth Analg. 2020 Sep;131(3):955-968. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000004508.

  • Fernandez AC, Guetterman TC, Borsari B, Mello MJ, Mellinger J, Tonnesen H, Hosanagar A, Morris AM, Blow FC. Gaps in Alcohol Screening and Intervention Practices in Surgical Healthcare: A Qualitative Study. J Addict Med. 2020 Aug 4. doi: 10.1097/ADM.0000000000000706.

  • Svane JK, Konge L, Tønnesen H. Fast and well-reported implementation: Fast-IM and RE-AIM Clin Health Promot 2020; 10:10-14 doi.org/10.29102/clinhp.20003.

  • Rasmussen M, Hovhannisyan K, Adami J, Tönnesen H. Characteristics of Patients in Treatment for Alcohol and Drug Addiction Who Succeed in Changing Smoking, Weight, and Physical Activity: A Secondary Analysis of an RCT on Combined Lifestyle Interventions​. Eur Addict Res. 2021;27(2):123-130. doi: 10.1159/000510608. Epub 2020 Oct 20.

  • Hedin G, Norell-Clarke A, Hagell P, Tönnesen H, Westergren A, Garmy P. Insomnia in Relation to Academic Performance, Self-reported Health, Physical Activity, and Substance Use Among Adolescents. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020 Sep 3;17(17):6433. doi: 10.3390/ijerph17176433.

  • ​Hovhannisyan K, Rasmussen M, Adami J, Wikström M, Tönnesen H.  Evaluation of Very Integrated Program: Health Promotion for Patients With Alcohol and Drug Addiction-A randomized Trial.​​ Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2020 Jul;44(7):1456-1467. doi: 10.1111/acer.14364. Epub 2020 Jun 12.

  • Hedin G, Norell-Clarke A, Hagell P, Tönnesen H, Westergren A, Garmy P. Facilitators and Barriers for a Good Night's Sleep Among Adolescents. Front Neurosci. 2020 Feb 7;14:92. doi: 10.3389/fnins.2020.00092. eCollection 2020.


  • Jensen BT, Lauridsen SV, Jensen JB. Optimal Delivery of Follow-Up Care After Radical Cystectomy for Bladder Cancer. Res Rep Urol. 2020 Oct 14;12:471-486. doi: 10.2147/RRU.S270240. eCollection 2020

Textbooks & Chapters

  • Lewis K, Ravara S, Papadakis S, Attar-Zadeh D, Hanafin J, Clancy L, Rasmussen M, Katsaounou P, Fu D. Optimising health systems to deliver tobacco dependence treatment in Smoking Cessation. 2020 European Respiratory Society. Educational Publications.


  • Brandstrup B, Beier-Holgersen R, Iversen LH, Starup CB, Wentzel LN, Lindorff-Larsen K, Petersen TC, Tønnesen H. The Influence of Perioperative Fluid Therapy on N-terminal-pro-brain Natriuretic Peptide and the Association With Heart and Lung Complications in Patients Undergoing Colorectal Surgery: Secondary Results of a Clinical Randomized Assessor-blinded Multicenter Trial. Ann Surg. 2019 Dec 10. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000003724.

  • Tønnesen H. Will it be Easier to Diagnose Alcohol Dependency in the Future? Clin Health Promot 2019; 9:3-4. doi.org/10.29102/clinhp.19001


  • Rasmussen M, Kaas M, Helldén SM, Kjaer NT, Tønnesen H. Come & Quit: A new flexible, Intensive Smoking Cessation Intervention Programme. Clin Health Promot 2019; 9:15-23. doi.org/10.29102/clinhp.19004.


  • Wong J, An D, Urman RD, Warner DO, Tønnesen H, Raveendran R, Abdullah HR, Pfeifer K, Maa J, Finegan B, Li E, Webb A, Edwards AF, Preston P, Bentov N, Richman DC, Chung F. Society for Perioperative Assessment and Quality Improvement (SPAQI) Consensus Statement on Perioperative Smoking Cessation. Anesth Analg. 2019 Nov 18. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000004508.


  • Hovhannisyan K, Günther M, Raffing R, Wikström M, Adami J, Tønnesen H. Compliance with the Very Integrated Program (VIP) for Smoking Cessation, Nutrition, Physical Activity and Comorbidity Education Among Patients in Treatment for Alcohol and Drug Addiction. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2019;16(13):2285; https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph16132285


  • Karen Hovhannisyan Very Integrated Program (VIP): health promotion for patients with alcohol and drug use disorders, 2019, Lund: Lund University, Faculty of Medicine.


  • Egholm JWM, Pedersen B, Møller AM, Adami J, Juhl CB, Tønnesen H. Perioperative alcohol cessation intervention for postoperative complications. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2018, Issue 11. Art. No.: CD008343. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008343.pub3.


  • Svane JK, Egerod I, Tønnesen H. Staff experiences with strategic implementation of clinical health promotion: A nested qualitative study in the WHO-HPH Recognition Process RCT. SAGE Open Medicine, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1177/2050312118792394.


  • Rasmussen M, Klinge M, Krogh J, Nordentoft M, Tønnesen H. Effectiveness of the Gold Standard Programme (GSP) for smoking cessation on smokers with and without a severe mental disorder: a Danish cohort study. BMJ Open. 2018 Jun 11;8(6):e021114. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-021114.

  • Pernilla Garmy, Liselotte Jakobsson. Experiences of Cancer Rehabilitation: A Cross-Sectional Study. J Clin Nurs. 2018 Mar 1. doi: 10.1111/jocn.14321. [Epub ahead of print].

  • Roth D, Pace NL, Lee A, Hovhannisyan K, Warenits AM, Arrich J, Herkner H. Airway physical examination tests for detection of difficult airway management in apparently normal adult patients. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2018, Issue 5. Art. No. : CD008874. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008874.pub2.

  • Johansson BA, Pettersson K, Tydesten K, Lindgren A, Andersson C. Implementing a salutogenic treatment model in a clinical setting of emergency child and adolescent psychiatry in Sweden. J Child Adolesc Psychiatr Nurs. 2018 Oct;31(2-3):79-86. doi: 10.1111/jcap.12212. Epub 2018 Oct 8.


  • Jeff Kirk Svane Fast-track Implementation of Clinical Health Promotion. Forsvaret d. 11. september. 

  • Mette Rasmussen Intensive Smoking Cessations in Denmark. Based on data from the Danish Smoking Cessation Database. Forsvaret d. 12. oktober.

  • Julie Weber Egholm Scand-Ankle: Alcohol Intervention in Acute Surgery of Ankle Fracture. Forsvares d.14. december


  • Hanne Tønnesen, Susanne Vahr Lauridsen Patient insight - perioperative smoking and alcohol cessation intervention? Clin Health Promot 2017; 7:18-2. doi.org/10.29102/clinhp.17004.

  • Lauridsen, S. V., Thomsen, T., Kaldan, G., Lydom L.N. & Tønnesen, H. (2017). Smoking and alcohol cessation intervention in relation to radical cystectomy: a qualitative study of cancer patients’ experiences. BMC Cancer. 17:793. DOI 10.1186/s12885-017-3792-5.

  • Raffing, R., Jensen, TB., Tønnesen H. (2017). Self-reported needs for improving the supervision competence of PhD supervisors from the medical sciences in Denmark. BMC Med Educ. 17: 188. doi: 10.1186/s12909-017-1023-z.

  • Thuen F, Masche-No JG, Raffing R. Do heterosexual couples with children benefit equally from relationship education programs despite various backgrounds? Effects of a Danish version of the Prevention and Relationship Education Program (PREP). Scandinavian Psychologist, 2017, 4, e12. https://doi.org/10.15714/scandpsychol.4.e12.

  • Tønnesen, H; Hovhannisyan, K; Lauritsen, T; Bohlin, KS; Olsson, R. Livsstilsfaktorer förbisedda i kirurgiska kvalitetsregister. Läkartidningen 2017;114:EM4H.

  • Lauridsen, S. V., Tønnesen, H., Jensen, B. T., Neuner, B., Thind, P. & Thomsen, T. (2017). Complications and health-related quality of life after robot-assisted versus open radical cystectomy: a systematic review and meta-analysis of four RCTs. BMC Systematic Reviews. 6:150. DOI 10.1186/s13643-017-0547-y.

  • Lauridsen, S. V., Thomsen, T., Thind, P., Tonnesen, H. (2017) STOP smoking and alcohol drinking before Operation for bladder cancer (the STOP-OP STUDY), perioperative smoking and alcohol cessation intervention in relation to radical cystectomy: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. BMC Trials. 18:329. doi:10.1186/s13063-017-2065-6.

  • Rasmussen M, Fernández E, Tønnesen H. Effectiveness of the Gold Standard Programme compared with other smoking cessation interventions in Denmark: a cohort study. BMJ Open 2017; 7:e013553. Doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2016-013553.

  • Roelsgaard IK, Thomsen T, Østergaard M, Christensen R, Hetland ML, Jacobsen S, Andersen L, Tønnesen H, Rollefstad S, Semb AG, Esbensen BA. The effect of intensive interventions for smoking cessation and disease activity in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials. 2017 Nov 28;18(1):570. doi: 10.1186/s13063-017-2309-5.


  • Grønbæk AS, Rasmussen M, Tønnesen H. Rygestopbasens årsrapport. WHO-CC, Bispebjerg og Frederiksberg Hospital. 2017.

  • Tønnesen H, Raffing R, Svane K, Lauritzen JB, Lauridsen SV, Thind PO, Wernerman SO, Fagerlund ML, Wiksell R, Berman AH, Combalia A, Lozano L,  Fernández-Valencia JA, Santiñà M, Adami J, Spies CD Lifestyle intervention in the perioperative process through digital service - Clinical Evidence and Knowledge Syntheses on hip and knee surgery. Scientific report: European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program, No 727558; 2017.



  • Lauridsen, S. V. Perioperative smoking and alcohol cessation intervention in radical cystectomy. Cessation, complications and patient perspectives. Clinical Health Promotion Centre / WHO Collaborating Centre, Lungemedicinsk Afdeling L, Bispebjerg og Frederiksberg Hospital. 2017.


  • Rasmussen M, Tønnesen H. The Danish Smoking Cessation Database. Clin Health Promot 2016; 6:36-4.

  • Garmy P, Berg A, Clausson EK, Hagell P and Jakobsson U (2016) Psychometric analysis of the Salutogenic Health Indicator Scale (SHIS) in adolescents. Scand J Public Health 2016 as doi:10.1177/1403494816680801.

  • Ellertsson AS, Garmy P, Clausson EK. Health Among Schoolchildren From the School Nurse’s Perspective. The Journal of School Nursing 2016 as doi:10.1177/1059840516676876.

  • Arnaud N, Baldus C, Elgán TH, De Paepe N, Tønnesen H, Csémy L, Thomasius R. Effectiveness of a Web-Based Screening and Fully Automated Brief Motivational Intervention for Adolescent Substance Use: A Randomized Controlled Trial. J Med Internet Res. 2016 May 24;18(5):e103. doi: 10.2196/jmir.4643.

  • Tønnesen H, Svane JK, Groene O, Chiou S-T. The WHO-HPH recognition project: fast-track implementeation of clinical health promotion – a protocol for multi-center RCT. Clin Health Promot. 2016;6:13-20.

  • Mikkelsen LMS, Tønnesen H, Nielsen PR. Multidisciplinary and cross-sectorial treatment of patients with complex regional pain syndrome. Ugeskr Laeger. 2016 Mar 28;178(13):V09150702.

  • Elgán TH, Kartengren N, Strandberg AK, Ingemarson M, Hansson H, Zetterlind U & Gripenberg J. A web-based group course intervention for 15-25-year-olds whose parents have substance use problems or mental illness: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. BMC Public Health (2016) 16:1011. DOI 10.1186/s12889-016-3691-8.


  • Tønnesen H, Svane JK. Manual & self-assessment forms. Implementing public health services in healthcare settings. 2016 WHO Collaborating Centre for Evidence-based Health Promotion in Hospitals & Health Services, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Books and Book Chapters

  • Tønnesen H. Tobak och alkohol i samband med kirurgiska ingrepp in Kirurgi & omvårdnad. 2016 Studentlitteratur, Lund.

  • Hansson H, Zetterlind U, Kartengren N, Elgán TH. Internetbaserade självhjälpsinterventioner för unga i riskzon in Socialt arbete och internet - Att förstå och hantera social problem på nya arenor. 2016 Edition 1, Chapter 11, Publisher: Liber AB, Editors: Kristian Daneback, Emma Sorbring, pp.179-196.


  • Kehlet M, Schroeder TV, Tønnesen H. The Gold Standard Programme for smoking cessation is effective for participants over 60 years of age. Int J Environ Res Public Health.  2015;12:2574-87.

  • Svane JK, Chiou S-T, Chang Y-L, Shen S-H, Huang C-H, Pan C-Y, Lin M-N, Shieh Y-H, Wu T, Wu S-C, Chau T-T, Hung L-Y, Kan Y-Y, Wang C-J, Yuan R-Y, Yu H-I, Chuo Y-H, Chen M-S, Chan H-T, Chou Y-L, Pei D, Wang NP, Tsai T-C, Wu H-C, Tønnesen H. Integration of health promotion in clinical hospital departments: standards fulfillment, documentation of needs and service delivery. Clin Health Promot 2015 5:11-17.

  • Zetterlind U, Kovac S. Outcome of information and coping skills training for relatives of drug abusers: A randomised controlled study. Clin Health Promot 2015;5:18-24.

  • Tønnesen H, Clancy L, Aveyard P, Gilljam H, Larsson M, Rasmussen M, Adami J, Friberg P, Boëthius G. Recommendations on smoking cessation intervention from Malmö International Strategic Seminar. Clin Health Promot 2015;5:25.

  • Ramel B, Täljemark J, Lindgren A and Johansson BA. Overrepresentation of unaccompanied refugee minors in inpatient psychiatric care. SpringerPlus 2015;4:131.

  • Tønnesen H, Egholm JW, Oppedal K, Lauritzen JB, Madsen BL and Pedersen B. Patient education for alcohol cessation intervention at the time of acute fracture surgery: study protocol for a randomised clinical multi-centre trial on a gold standard programme (Scand-Ankle). BMC Surg. 2015;1:52.

  • Aalykke M, Wernheden E, Pedersen B, Egholm JWM, Madsen BL, Lauritzen JB, Tønnesen H. Participants and Non-participants in the Scand-Ankle study - An alcohol cessation intervention at the time of fracture surgery. Clin Health Promot 2015;5:49-53.

  • Kehlet M, Heeseman S, Tønnesen H and Schroeder TV. Perioperative smoking cessation in vascular surgery: challenges with a randomized controlled trial. Trials 2015;16:441.

  • Tønnesen H. Tobak och alkohol i samband med kirurgiska ingrepp in Kirurgi & omvårdnad. 2015 Studentlitteratur, Lund (E-text book).

PhD dissertations

  • Kehlet M. Tobacco and Vascular Surgery. University of Copenhagen 2015.

  • Hovhannisyan K. VIP (Very Important Patient) Project: Health Promotion for Alcohol and Drug Abusers. Lund University 2015.  Half way control.


  • Svane JK, Raisova B, Stanecka Z, Dolezel Z, Richter M, CahlikovaJ, Vlachova M, Opocenska M, Tønnesen H,  Clinical Health Promotion in the Czech Republic: Standards Compliance and Service Provision.  Clin Health Promot. 2014;4:15-21.

  • Wåhlin S, Tønnesen H. Dags för “alkoholfri operation” Läkartidningen. 2014;111:44-45.

  • Wernheden E,  Aalykke M, Pedersen B, Egholm JWM, Lauritzen JB, Madsen BL, Tønnesen H, Does an intensive alcohol cessation intervention at the time of fracture surgery induce smoking cessation? - The Scand-Ankle study.  Clin Health Promot. 2014;4:48-53.

  • Andersson C, Danielsson S, Silfverberg-Dymling G, Löndahl G, Johansson BA, Evaluation of Interactive Voice Response (IVR) and postal survey in follow-up of children and adolescents discharged from psychiatric outpatient treatment: a randomized controlled trial. SpringerPlus. 2014;3:77.

  • Thomsen T, Villebro N, Møller AM, Interventions for preoperative smoking cessation. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2014; Issue 3. Art.

  • Munk T, Beck AM, Holst M, Rosenbom E, Rasmussen HH, Nielsen MA, Thomsen T, Positive effect of protein-supplemented hospital food on protein intake in patients at nutritionsl risk: a randomized controlled trial. J Hum Nutr Diet. 2014;27:122-32.

  • Arlebrink J. Ethical and existential aspects of lifestyle changes.  Clin Health Promot. 2014;4:88-92.

  • Aalykke M, Werneheden E, Pedersen B, et al. Participants and Non-participants in the Scand-Ankle study - An alcohol cessation intervention at the time of fracture surgery.  Clin Health Promot. 2014;4:83-87.

  • Pedersen B, Scand-Ankle: Cost-effectiveness of Alcohol Cessation Intervention in Acute Fracture Surgery.  Clin Health Promot. 2014;4 Supl 2.

  • Nielsen PR, Tværfagligt forebyggelses- og rehabiliteringsprogram ved operation.  Clin Health Promot. 2014;4 Supl 3.


  • Tønnesen H, Ekfors H, Raffing R. Hälsofrämjande förhållningssät i vården utifrån ett patient- och personalperspektiv: erfarenheter och preferenser Kliniskt Centrum för Hälsofrämjande Vård, Institutionen för Hälsovetenskaper, Medicinska Fakulteten, Lunds universitet for Socialstyrelsen 2014.

PhD dissertations

  • Pedersen B. Scand-Ankle: Cost-effectiveness of Alcohol Cessation Intervention in Acute Fracture Surgery. University of Copenhagen 2014.

  • Nielsen PR. Tværfagligt forebyggelses- og rehabiliteringsprogram ved operation. University of Copenhagen 2014.


  • Johansson B.A, Remvall S, Malgerud R, Lindgren A, Andersson C. Interactive voice response – an automated follow-up technique for adolescents discharged from acute psychiatric inpatient care: a randomised controlled trial. SpringerPlus 2013 2:146.

  • Rubinsky AD, Bishop MJ, Maynard C, Henderson WG, Hawn MT, Harris AH, Beste LA, Tønnesen H, Bradley KA. Postoperative risks associated with alcohol screening depend on documented drinking at the time of surgery. Drug Alcohol Depend. (2013),

  • Pedersen B, Askgaard G, Oppedal K. Disulfiram for alcohol use disorder. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013 Issue 4. Art. No.: CD010487.

  • Tønnesen H, Sass N, Hoborg KJ, Nielsen HJ. Influence of acute alcohol intoxication on certain immune reactions. Clin Health Promot 2013; 3:20-4.

  • Eriksson S, Tønnesen H. Review: Experiences and preferences of counselling about living habits in healthcare – a systematic review of studies on the patient perspective. Clinical Health Promotion. 2013;3(2):46.

  • Neumann T, Rasmussen M, Heitmann BL, Tønnesen H. Gold standard program for heavy smokers in a real-life setting. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2013;10(9):4186-99.

  • Tønnesen H, Ståhlbrandt H, Pedersen B. Review: Web-based brief interventions for young adolescent alcohol and drug abusers - a systematic review. Clinical Health Promotion. 2013;3(3):75-82.

  • Lindahl ML, Berglund M, Tönnesen H. Case management in aftercare of involuntarily committed patients with substance abuse. A randomized trial. Nordic Journal of Psychiatry. 2013 jun;67(3):197-203.

  • Rasmussen M, Heitmann BL, Tønnesen H. Effectiveness of the gold standard programmes (GSP) for smoking cessation in pregnant and non-pregnant women. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2013 aug;10(8):3653-66.

  • Hansson H, Rundberg J, Österling A, Öjehagen A, Berglund M. Intervention with feedback using Outcome Questionnaire 45 (OQ-45) in a Swedish psychiatric outpatient population. A randomized controlled trial. Nord J Psychiatry. 2013 Aug;67(4):274-81.


  • Aust B, Helverskov T, Nielsen MBD, Bjorner JB, Rugulies R, Nielsen K, Sørensen OH, Grundtvig G, Andersen MF, Hansen JV, Buchardt HL, Nielsen L, Lund TL, Andersen I, Andersen MH, Clausen AS, Heinesen E, Mortensen OS, Ektor-Andersen J, Ørbæk P, Winzor G, Bültmann U, Poulsen OM. The Danish national return-to-work program-aims, content, and design of the process and effect evaluation. Scand J Work Environ Health. 2012;38:120-33.

  • Bradley KA, Rubinsky AD, Sun H, Blough DK, Tønnesen H, et al.Prevalence of alcohol misuse among men and women undergoing major noncardiac surgery in the Veterans Affairs health care system. Surgery. 2012;152:69-81.

  • Elgan TH, Hansson H, Zetterlind U, Kartengren N, Leifman H. Design of a web-based individual coping and alcohol-intervention program (web-ICAIP) for children of parents with alcohol problems: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. BMC Public Health. 2012;12:35.

  • Forslund CM, Johansson BA. Pervasive refusal syndrome among inpatient asylum-seeking children and adolescents: a follow-up study. Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2012;3. [Epub].

  • Ghith N, Ammari AB, Rasmussen M, Frølich A, Cooper K, Tønnesen H. Impact of compliance on quit rates in a smoking cessation intervention: population study in Denmark. Clin Health Promot 2012;3:111-19.

  • Hansson H, Rundberg J, Osterling A, Ojehagen A, Berglund M. Intervention with feedback using Outcome Questionnaire 45 (OQ-45) in a Swedish psychiatric outpatient population. A randomized controlled trial. Nord J Psychiatry. 2012;19 [Epub].

  • Jørgensen MB, Faber A, Jespersen T, et al. Implementation of physical coordination training and cognitive behavioural training interventions at cleaning workplaces--secondary analyses of a randomised controlled trial. Ergonomics. 2012;55:762-72.

  • Lid TG, Oppedal K, Pedersen B, Malterud K. Alcohol-related hospital admissions: Missed opportunities for follow up? A focus group study about general practitioners' experiences. Scand J Public Health. 2012;40:531-6.

  • Lindahl ML, Berglund M, Tønnesen H. Case management in aftercare of involuntarily committed patients with substance abuse. A randomized trial. Nord J Psychiatry. 2012; 2. [Epub]

  • Neumann T, Rasmussen M, Ghith N, Heitmann BL, Tønnesen H. The Gold Standard Programme: smoking cessation interventions for disadvantaged smokers are effective in a real-life setting. Tob Control. 2012 Jun 16. [Epub].

  • Nielsen PR, Christensen PA, Meyhoff CS, Werner MU. Post-operative pain treatment in Denmark from 2000 to 2009: a nationwide sequential survey on organizational aspects. Acta Anaesthesiol Scand. 2012;56:686-94.

  • Oppedal K, Møller AM, Pedersen B, Tønnesen H. Preoperative alcohol cessation prior to elective surgery. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2012;11:7.

  • Rasmussen M, Ammari ABH, Pedersen B, Tønnesen H. Smoking cessation intervention activities and outcomes before, during and after the national Healthcare Reform in Denmark. Clin. Health Promot. 2012;2:26-35.

  • Rubinsky AD, Sun H, Blough DK, Maynard C, Bryson CL, Harris AH, Hawkins EJ, Beste LA, Henderson WG, Hawn MT, Hughes G, Bishop MJ, Etzioni R, Tønnesen H, Kivlahan DR, Bradley KA. AUDIT-C Alcohol Screening Results and Postoperative Inpatient Health Care Use. J Am Coll Surg. 2012;214:296-305.

  • Schäfer CN, Jørgensen HL, Riis T, Lauritzen JB Impact of co-morbidity and adverse lifestyle on complications in elective total knee arthroplasty Clin. Health Promot. 2012;2:19-25. 

  • Ståhlbrandt H, Johnsson KO & Berglund M. Alcohol patterns and their relation to social climate in student residence halls – a multilevel analysis.Open J of Prev Med 2012, 2:299-305.

  • Täljemark J, Johansson BA. Drug-induced acute psychosis in an adolescent first-time user of 4-HO-MET. Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2012;21:527-8.

  • Tønnesen H, Svane, JK, Lenzi L, et al. Handling Clinical Health Promotion in the HPH DATA Model: Basic Documentation of Health Determinants in Medical Records of tobacco, malnutrition, overweight, physical inactivity & alcohol. Clin. Health Promot. 2012;2:5-11.

  • Tønnesen H, Nelbom BM, Wind B, Olsen VM, Madsen T, Backer V Smoking cessation intervention in emergency neurology - introduction of a new practice Clin. Health Promot. 2012; 2:64-9.

  • Tønnesen H, Pedersen S, Lavrsen M, Tuxøe JI, Thomsen CF. Reduced wound healing capacity in alcohol abusers – reversibility after withdrawal. Clin Health Promot 2012; 3:89-92.


  • Arlebrink J. (2012) Existetiella frågor – inom vård och omsorg. Studentlitteratur: Lund.

  • Tønnesen H. (ed.) (2012) Engage in the Process of Change - Facts and Methods. World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe: Copenhagen


  • Brådvik L and Berglund M. Antidepressant Therapy in Severe Depression May Have Different Effects on Ego-Dystonic and Ego-Syntonic Suicidal Ideation. Depression Research and Treatment, vol. 2011, Article ID 896395, 6 pages, 2011. doi:10.1155/2011/896395.

  • Pedersen B, Alva-Jørgensen P, Raffing R, Tønnesen H. Fractures and alcohol abuse - patient opinion of alcohol intervention. Open Orthop J. 2011 Jan 7;5:7-12.

  • Brådvik L, Berglund M. Repetition of suicide attempts across episodes of severe depression. Behavioural sensitisation found in suicide group but not in controls. BMC Psychiatry. 2011 Jan 7;11:5.

  • Hakansson A, Isendahl P, Wallin C, Berglund M. Efficacy of mobile telephone contact for follow-up in injecting heroin users. Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse. 2011 Mar;37(2):89-92.

  • Skau JKH, Stage LC, Nielsen DM. Evaluating postgraduate courses in Health Promotion. Clin HP 2011;1:16-21.

  • Petersen SH, Feldinger B, Jessen N, Kaufmann H, Pedersen B, Tønnesen H. Patient experienced side effects and adverse events after cancer treatment – Patient initiated research. Clin HP 2011;1:5-8.

  • Tønnesen H, Thomsen T. Review: Long-term effect of perioperative smoking cessation programmes. Clin HP 2011;1:22-26.

  • Tønnesen H. Surgery and smoking at first and second hand: time to act. Anesthesiology. 2011 Jul;115(1):1-3.

  • Pedersen B, Oppedal K, Egund L, Tønnesen H. Will emergency and surgical patients participate in and complete alcohol interventions? A systematic review. BMC Surg. 2011 Sep 23;11:26.

  • Hakansson A, Schlyter F, Berglund M. Associations between polysubstance use and psychiatric problems in a criminal justice population in Sweden. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2011 Oct 1;118(1):5-11.

  • Jørgensen CH, Pedersen B, Tønnesen H. The efficacy of disulfiram for the treatment of alcohol use disorder. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2011 Oct;35(10):1749-58.

  • Hakansson A, Bradvik L, Schlyter F, Berglund M. Variables associated with repeated suicide attempt in a criminal justice population. Suicide Life Threat Behav. 2011 Oct;41(5):517-31.

  • Oppedal K, Pedersen B, Daltveit JT, Oppedal LM, Nesvåg S. Do alcohol-attributable diagnoses reflect current hazardous drinking patterns in Norwegian hospital patients? Clin HP 2011 Dec 1(2):50-54.

  • Nielsen PR, Tønnesen H. Does the amount of physical exercise before arthroplasty influence the postoperative outcome? Clin HP 2011 Dec 1(2) 55-62.

  • Oppedal K, Nesvåg S, Pedersen B, Skjøtskift S, Aarstad AK, Ullaland S, Pedersen KL, Vevatne K, Tønnesen H. Health and the need for health promotion in hospital patients. Eur J Public Health. 2011 Dec;21(6):744-9.

  • Højgaard B, Olsen KR, Pisinger C, Tønnesen H, Gyrd-Hansen D. The potential of smoking cessation programmes and a smoking ban in public places: Comparing gain in life expectancy and cost effectiveness. Scand J Public Health. 2011 Dec;39(8):785-96.

PhD dissertation

  • Marianne Larsson Lindahl. Patients in Court-Ordered Substance Abuse Treatment. Lund University 2011


  • Lindström D, Sundberg-Petersson I, Adami J, Tønnesen H. Disappointment and drop-out rate after being allocated to control group in a smoking cessation trial. Contemp Clin Trials. 2010 Jan;31(1):22-6. Epub 2009 Sep 14

  • Nielsen PR, Jørgensen LD, Dahl B, Pedersen T and Tønnesen H. Prehabilitation and early rehabilitation after spinal surgery: randomized clinical trial. Clin Rehabil 2010; 24; 137

  • Oppedal K, Møller AM, Tønnesen H. [Intervention Protocol], Preoperative alcohol cessation intervention for postoperative complications and alcohol use disorder. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2010, Issue 2.

  • Ståhlbrandt H, Leifman A, Johnsson KO, Berglund M. Alcohol trajectories over three years in a Swedish residence hall student population. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2010 Apr;7(4):1432-47. Epub 2010 Mar 29.

  • Tønnesen et al. Risk reduction before surgery. The role of the primary care provider in preoperative smoking and alcohol cessation. BMC Health Services Research 2010, 10:121

  • Hans Nasell, Johanna Adami, Eva Samnegard, Hanne Tonnesen, and Sari Ponzer. Effect of smoking cessation intervention on results of acute fracture surgery. A randomized controlled trial. J Bone Joint Surg Am 2010;92 1335-1342

  • Bradley KA, Rubinsky AD, Sun H, Bryson CL, Bishop MJ, Blough DK, Henderson WG, Maynard C, Hawn MT, Tønnesen H, Hughes G, Beste LA, Harris AH, Hawkins EJ, Houston TK, Kivlahan DR. Alcohol Screening and Risk of Postoperative Complications in Male VA Patients Undergoing Major Non-cardiac Surgery. J Gen Intern Med. 2010 Sep 28. [Epub ahead of print]

  • Lindström D, Tønnesen H, Adami J. Rökfrihet vid kirurgiska ingrepp. [Smoking cessation in surgical interventions. Dramatic drop in the risk of postoperative complications]. Lakartidningen. 2010 Oct 27-Nov 2;107(43):2634-5.

  • Oppedal K, Nesvåg S, Pedersen B, Skjøtskift S, Aarstad AK, Ullaland S, Pedersen KL, Vevatne K, Tønnesen H. Health and the need for health promotion in hospital patients. Eur J Public Health. 2010 Oct 13. [Epub ahead of print]

  • Thomsen T, Tønnesen H, Okholm M, Kroman N, Maibom A, Sauerberg ML, Møller AM. Brief smoking cessation intervention in relation to breast cancer surgery: a randomized controlled trial. Nicotine Tob Res. 2010 Nov;12(11):1118-24. Epub 2010 Sep 20.

  • Lindahl ML, Ojehagen A, Berglund M. Commitment to coercive care in relation to substance abuse reports to the social services. A 2-year follow-up. Nord J Psychiatry. 2010 Dec;64(6):372-6. Epub 2010 Mar 26.

  • Hakansson A, Bradvik L, Schlyter F, Berglund M. Factors associated with the history of attempted suicide. Crisis. 2010;31(1):12-21.

Books and large reports

  • Arlebrink J. Etiska aspekter på tvångvård in Skärsäter I, red. Psykiatrisk omvårdnad. Studentlitteratur, 2010

  • Tønnesen H, red. Engage in the process of change. WHO-CC. Draft Raffing R. Jensen TB, Tønnesen H. et al. Kursus for ph.d. vejledere. Rapport præsenteret for dekanatet sund, KU, 21. November 2010. WHO-CC.

  • Rasmussen M. & Tønnesen H. Rygestopbasens årsrapport 2009 – med opfølgning i 2010. WHO-CC. December 2010.


  • Azodi OS, Lindström D, Adami J, Tønnesen H, Nåsell H, Gilljam H, Wladis A. The efficacy of a smoking cessation programme in patients undergoing elective surgery – a randomised clinical trial. Anaesthesia, 2009, 64; 259–265

  • Lindström D, Sundberg-Petersson I, Adami J, Tønnesen H. Disappointment and drop-out rate after being allocated to control group in a smoking cessation trial. Contemp Clin Trials. 2010 Jan;31(1):22-6. Epub 2009 Sep 14

  • Thomsen T, Esbensen BA, Samuelsen S, Tønnesen H, Møller AM. Brief preoperative smoking cessation counselling in relation to breast cancer surgery: a qualitative study. Eur J Oncol Nurs. 2009 Dec;13(5):344-9. Epub 2009 Jun 16.

  • Thomsen T, Tønnesen H, Møller AM. Effect of preoperative smoking cessation interventions on postoperative complications and smoking cessation. Br J Surg. 2009 May;96(5):451-61. Review.

  • Thygesen LC, Mikkelsen P, Andersen TV, Tønnesen H, Juel K, Becker U, Grønbaek M. Cancer incidence among patients with alcohol use disorders--long-term follow-up. Alcohol Alcohol. 2009 Jul-Aug;44(4):387-91. Epub 2009 Jun 2.

  • Tønnesen H, Nielsen PR, Lauritzen JB, Møller AM. Smoking and alcohol intervention before surgery: evidence for best practice. Br J Anaesth. 2009 Mar;102(3):297-306.

  • Warming S, Precht DH, Suadicani P, Ebbehøj NE. Musculoskeletal complaints among nurses related to patient handling tasks and psychosocial factors--based on logbook registrations. Appl Ergon. 2009 Jul;40(4):569-76. Epub 2008 Sep 11.


Ph.d. dissertation

  • Thomsen Thordis. Effekt af præoperativ rygestoprådgivning på postoperative komplikationer og rygestop. (Ph.d.-afhandling – forsvaret 30.10.2009 KU)

Book chapters

  • Tønnesen H. Kompetenceudvikling på basisuddannelser og videregående uddannelser. I Nielsen CV, red. Rehabilitering for sundhedsprofessionelle. Gads Forlag, København: 2009.


  • Hejgaard T & Hjalsted B. red. Inddragelse af fysisk inaktivitet og uhensigtsmæssig kost, samt rygning og alkohol, som risikofaktorer i patientregistreringen. Sundhedsstyrelsen, Center for Forebyggelse, januar 2009. Olsen K et.al. Sundhedsøkonomisk analyse af rygestopkurser – en opgørelse af vundne leveår og omkostninger. Dansk Sundhedsinstitut. 2009.


  • Borg E, Egsgaard J, Frølich A, Hendriksen C, Høst D, Jensen CR, Koefoed BG, Schnor H. SIKS. Sammenhængende Indsats for Kronisk Syge. 2008

  • Groene O, Skau JKH, Frølich A. An international review of projects on hospital performance assessment. Int J Qual Health Care 2008 Jun 20;3:162-71

  • Lindström D, Azodi OS, Wladis A, Tønnesen H, Linder S, Nåsell H, Ponzer S, Adami J. Effects of a perioperative smoking cessation intervention on postoperative complications: a randomized trial. Ann Surg 2008 Nov;248:5:739-45

  • Nielsen AS, Krasnik A, Michaelsen JJ, Nørredam ML, Torres AM. Hospitalspersonale har forskellige holdninger til indvandrerpatienter. Ugeskr Laeger 2008 Feb 170;7:541-4

  • Nielsen PR, Andreasen J, Asmussen M, Tønnesen H. Costs and quality of life for prehabilitation and early rehabilitation after surgery of the lumbar spine. BMC Health Serv Res 2008 Oct 9;8:209

  • Tønnesen H, Duus B. Registrering af præhabilitering inden planlagt operation. Ugeskr Laeger 2008 Apr 170;17:1438-39

  • Tønnesen H, Roswall N, Odgaard MD, Pedersen KM, Larsen KL, Mathiassen B, Farlie R, Elbirk A, Hüttel M, Danborg L, Vestermark V, Petri AL, Ebbeshøj N, Frederiksen M, Hejgaard T. Basale journaloplysninger om risikofaktorer. Ugeskr Laeger 2008 May 170;20:1747-52

  • Villebro NM, Pedersen T, Møller AM, Tønnesen H. Long-term effects of a preoperative smoking cessation programme. Clin Resp J 2008 Feb;2:175-82

  • Warming S, Ebbehøj NE, Wiese N, Larsen LH, Duckert J, Tønnesen H. Little effect of transfer technique instruction and physical fitness training in reducing low back pain among nurses: a cluster randomised intervention study. Ergonomics 2008 Oct;51:10:1530-48

  • Warming S, Precht DH, Suadicani P, Ebbehøj NE. Musculoskeletal complaints among nurses related to patient handling tasks and psychosocial factors - Based on logbook registrations. Appl Ergon Sep 2008 (Epub)

  • Weiss-Gerlach E, Franck M, Neuner B, Gentilello LM, Neumann T, Tønnesen H, Kolbeck S, Cammann H, Perka C, MacGuill M, Spies CD. Motivation of trauma patients to stop smoking after admission to the emergency department. Addict Behav 2008 Jul 33;7:906-18


  • Nielsen PR, Nørgaard L, Rasmussen LS, Kehlet H. Prediction of post-operative pain by electrical pain stimulus. Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 2007 Jan 6;51:582-6

  • Backer V, Nelbom BM, Duus BR, Tønnesen H. Introduction of new guidelines for emergency patients: motivational counselling among smokers. Clin Resp Journal Mar;1:37-41.

  • Precht DH, Andersen PK, Olsen J. Severe life events and impaired fetal growth: a nation-wide study with complete follow-up. Acta Obstet Gynecol Mar;86 (3):266-275

  • Kjaer NT, Evald T, Rasmussen M, Juhl HH, Mosbech H, Olsen KR. The effectiveness of nationally implemented smoking interventions in Denmark. Prev Med 2007 July;45:12-4

  • Tønnesen H, Christensen ME, Groene O, O’Riordan A, Simonelli F, Suurorg L, Morris D, Vibe P, Himel S, Hansen PE. An evaluation of a model for the systematic documentation of hospital based health promotion activities: results from a multicentre study. BMC Health Serv Res 2007 Sep 18;7:145

  • Von Dossow V, Baur S, Sander M, Tønnesen H, Marks C, Paschen C, Berger G, Spies CD. Propofol increased theinterlukin-6 to interlukin-10 ratio more than isoflurane after surgery in long-term alcoholic patients. J Int Med Res 2007;35 (3):395-405

2005 - 2006

  • Frølich A, Hendriksen C, Jørgensen SJ. Optimering af indsatsen ved kroniske sygdomme – Model for en sammenhængende indsats. Ugeskr Læger 2005;167:266-8.

  • Jørgensen SJ, Hendriksen C. Rehabilitering ved kroniske sygdomme – Kan indsatsen forbedres. Ugeskr Læger 2005;167:263-6.

  • Goldstein H, Tønnesen H. Forebyggelse på danske sygehuse. Ugeskr Læger 2005;167:1177-80.

  • Gröne O, Jørgensen SJ. Health promotion in hospitals--a strategy to improve quality in health care. Eur J Public Health 2005;15:6-8.

  • Gröne O, Jørgensen SJ, Fugleholm AM, Moller L, Garcia-Barbero M. Standards for health promotion in hospitals: development and pilot test in nine European countries. Int J Health Care Qual Assur Inc Leadersh Health Serv 2005;18:300-7.

  • Li J, Laursen TM, Precht DH, Olsen J, Mortensen PB. Hospitalization for mental illness among parents after the death of a child. N Engl J Med 2005;352:1190-6.

  • Olsen J, Li J, Precht DH. Hospitalization because of diabetes and bereavement: a national cohort study of parents who lost a child. Diabet Med 2005;22:1338-42.

  • Zwisler AD, Træden UI, Videbæk J, Madsen M. Cardiac rehabilitation services in Denmark: still room for expansion. Scand J Public Health 2005;33:376-83