Research description


1. Konradsen H, Hall E. Vikarer og fastansatte – hver sin opfattelse af sygeplejen. [The temporarily-employed nurse and the permanently-employed nurse – different experiences of nursing] Sygeplejersken 2004 (9):16 – 25. Videnskabeligt bedømt artikel.…


2. Konradsen H, Aagaard S. Hvilken betydning har udvalgte faktorer i relation til sengestuen for patientens oplevelser under indlæggelse – og for resultatet? [The effect of selected factors relating to the hospital room for the patient’s experience during hospitalization and the results of treatment] Klinisk sygepleje 2009 23(3);61-68…


3. Konradsen H, Kirkevold M, Zoffmann V. Surgical facial cancer treatment: the silencing of disfigurement in nurse-patient interactions. Journal of Advanced Nursing 2009 65(11);2409-2418

PMID: 19737320


4. Jensen AL og Konradsen H. Body image – et flerdimensionalt begreb i den sundhedsfaglige praksis. [Body Image – a multidimensional concept in healthcare practice] Tidsskrift for Sygeplejeforskning 2009 3;30-33


5. Berthelsen C, Christensen O M., Konradsen H. Udseendets betydning for læge-sygeplejerske samarbejdet. [The importance of appearance in inter-professional collaboration] Ugeskrift for læger 2009 171(51);3764-3767

PMID: 20018149


6. Konradsen H, Kirkevold M, McCallin A, Cayé-Thomasen P, Zoffmann V. Breaking the silence: Integration of facial disfigurement after surgical treatment for cancer. Qualitative Health Research 2012 22(8);1037-1046

PMID: 22673089


7. Konradsen H, Trosborg I, Christensen L, Pedersen PU. Oral status and the need for oral health care among patients hospitalized with acute medical conditions. Journal of Clinical Nursing 2012 21;2851-2859

PMID: 22905928


8. Konradsen H, Thrane Larsen M, Trøst H, Hansen C. Patient participation and lifestyle changes. A review. 2012 Open Journal of Nursing 2;27-33


9. Hansen C, Pedersen BD, Konradsen H, Abrahamsen B. Anti-osteoporotic therapy in Denmark - Predictors and demographics of poor refill compliance and poor persistence. Osteoporosis International 2013 24;2079-2097

PMID: 23179576


10. Konradsen H, Kirkevold M, Olson K. Recognizability. A strategy for assessing external validity and for facilitating knowledge transfer in qualitative research. Advances in Nursing Science 2013 36(2);66-76

PMID: 2364427


11. Keller MF, Konradsen H. Ortoreksi blandt unge fitness-medlemmer.[Orthorexia among young fitness members] Klinisk Sygepleje 2013 27(4);6371…


12. Noiesen E, Trosborg I, Bager L, Herning M, Lyngby C, Konradsen H. Constipation – prevalence and incidence among patients acutely admitted to hospital with a medical condition. Journal of Clinical Nursing 2014 23;2295-2302

PMID: 2437268


13. Konradsen H, Trosborg I, Christensen L, Pedersen PU. Evaluation of inter-rater reliability assessing oral health in acute care settings. International Journal of Nursing Practice 2014 20;258-264

PMID: 24888998


14. Hansen C, Konradsen H, Abrahamsen B, Pedersen BD. Women’s experiences of their osteoporosis diagnosis at the time of diagnosis and six months later: a phenomenological-hermeneutic study. International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Wellbeing 2014 9;22438

PMID: 24559545


15. Szöts K, Konradsen H, Solgaard S, Østergaard B. Telephone follow-up by nurse following total knee arthroplasty – protocol for a randomized clinical trial. 2014 BMC Nursing 13(14);eCollection

PMID: 24872728


16. Konradsen H, Lillebaek T, Wilcke T, Lomborg K. Being publicly diagnosed: a grounded theory study of Danish patients with tuberculosis. International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Wellbeing 2014 9;23644

PMID: 24766675


17. Konradsen H, Trosborg I, Christensen L, Thomsen T, Pedersen PU. Who needs oral care? A study of potential factors associated with the need for oral care. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice 2014 4(11)


18. Szöts K, Pedersen PU, Hørdam B, Thomsen T, Konradsen H. Physical health problems experienced in the early postoperative recovery period following total knee replacement. International Journal of Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing 2015 19;36-44

PMID: 25787815


19. Perboell PW, Hammer NM, Oestergaard B, Konradsen H. Danish emergency nurses’ attitudes towards self-harm – a cross-sectional study. International Emergency Nursing 2015 23;144-149

PMID: 25128421


20. Szöts K, Konradsen H, Solgaard S, Bogø S, Oestergaard B. Nurse-led telephone follow-up after total knee arthroplasty – content and the patients´ view. Journal of Clinical Nursing 2015 24(19-20);2890-2899

PMID: 26178752


21. Bager L, Konradsen H, Dreyer P. The experience of being temporarily paralyzed by regional anaesthesia, a part of total knee replacement. Journal of Clinical Nursing 2015 24;3503-3510

PMID: 26463761


22. Jensen LS, Larsen K, Brinkkjær U, Konradsen H. Exploring the unmet needs of patients in the outpatient respiratory medical clinic: patients’ versus clinicians’ perspectives. International Journal of Chronic Diseases 2015 Article ID 749369


23. Jensen LS, Larsen K, Konradsen H. Interaktioner i lungeambulatoriet – Et studie af samlevere og sundhedsprofessionelles forventninger til den ambulante samtale. [Interactions in the pulmonary outpatient ward – a study of caregivers’ and healthcare professionals’ expectations towards the dialogue] Nordic Nursing Research 2015 4;437-452…


24. Oestergaard B, Konradsen H. Report from the Fourth Nordic Conference on Family-Focused Nursing, Odense, Denmark, 24-25 September, 2014. Journal of Family Nursing 2015 21(1);171-174

PMID: 2561681


25. Voltenen B, Konradsen H, Oestergaard B. Family nursing therapeutic conversations in Heart Failure Outpatient Clinics in Denmark: Nurses’ Experiences. Journal of Family Nursing 2016 22(2);172-198



26. Rasmussen TB, Berg SK, Dixon J, Moons P, Konradsen H. Instrument translation and initial psychometric evaluation of the Danish Body Image Quality of Life Inventory. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences 2016 PMID:26773708


27. Rasmussen TB, Konraden H, Dixon J, Moons P, Berg SK. Validity, reliability and responsiveness of the Body Image Quality of Life Inventory in patients treated for Infective Endocarditis. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences 2016 PMID: 26764551


28. Jensen LS, Larsen K, Konradsen H. Maintaining a distinction between possible and impossible topics of conversation in the outpatient respiratory medical clinic. Global Qualitative Nursing Research 2016 3;1-12


29. Kristensen N, Nymann C, Konradsen H. Implementing research results in clinical practice. The experiences of healthcare professionals. BMC Health Services Research 2016 16;48



30. Szöts K, Konradsen H, Solgaard S, Oestergaard B. Long-term effects of telephone follow-up after total knee arthroplasty. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice 2016 6(7);151-154


31. Munch L, Tvistholm N, Trosborg I, Konradsen H. Living with constipation – older people´s experiences and strategies with constipation before and during hospitalization. International Journal of Qualitative studies in Health and Wellbeing 2016 11;1-8 PMID:27121271


32. Szöts K, Konradsen H, Solgaard S, Oestergaard B. Telephone Follow-up by Nurse after Total Knee Arthroplasty: Results of a Randomized Clinical Trial. Orthopaedic Nursing 2016 35(6);411-420



33. Broedsgaard A, Dieperink KB, Konradsen H, Lund A, Sorknaes A, Voltenen B, Oestergaard B. Report of the 12th International Family Nursing Conference: Improving Family Health Globally through Research, Education, and Practice, Odense, Denmark, 2015. Journal of family Nursing 2016 22(2);139-147

PMID: 27165752


34. Munch L, Bennich B, Arreskov A, Overgaard D, Konradsen H, Knop FK, Vilsböll T, Röder ME. Shared care management of patients with type 2 diabetes across the primary and secondary health care sectors: protocol of a randomized controlled trial. Trials 2016 17(1);277



35. Konradsen H, Rasmussen MT, Noiesen E, Trosborg I. Effect of home care nursing on patients discharged from hospital with self-reported signs of constipation. A randomized trial. 2017 Gastroenterology Nursing 2017 40(6);463-468


36. Konradsen H, Lillebaek T, Lomborg K. Tuberculosis in Denmark: a content analysis of Danish newspapers (2004 – 2013). Communication and Health 2016 9;12-19


37. Hansen C, Abrahamsen B, Konradsen H, Pedersen BD. Women´s lived experiences of learning to live with osteoporosis – a longitudinal qualitative study. BMC Womens Health 2017 17(1);17

PMID: 28279157


38. Kolbye S, Konradsen H. The bodily experience of living with a reconstructed breast after cancer surgery. Nordic Nursing Research 2017 3;250-271


39. Konradsen H Patientinddragelse i organisatorisk sammenhæng – et essay. [Patient involvement in an organisational context] Klinisk Sygepleje 2017 4;314-318…


40. Bennich B, Røder ME, Overgaard D, Egerod I, Munch L, Knop F, Vilsbøll T, Konradsen H. In families where one family member is diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, what characterizes supportive and non-supportive interactions? An integrated review. Diabetology and Metabolic Syndrome 2017 9(57)


41. Terp R, Bergholt MD, Harboe G, Herning M, Noiesen E, Szöts K, Trosborg I, Konradsen H. To sleep or not to sleep during hospitalization – a mixed method study of patient reported sleep quality and the experience of sleeping poorly during hospitalization. Nordic Nursing Research 2018 1;37-50…


42. Voltenen B, Konradsen H, Østergaard B. Ethical Considerations when Conducting Joint Interviews with Close Relatives or Family – an Integrative Review. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences 2018 (published ahead of print)

Awarded Editor’s Choice


43. Shamali M, Konradsen H, Østergaard B. Translation and validation of the Danish Version of the Brief Family Assessment Measure III in a sample of Acutely Admitted Elderly Medical Patients. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences 2017 (published ahead of print)


44. Rasmussen MLT, Trosborg I, Konradsen H. Interventionsstudier med et pragmatisk design kan være med til at lette beslutningen om implementering af viden i praksis.[Intervention studies with a pragmatic design can ease the decision of implementing knowledge in practice] Klinisk Sygepleje 2018 2;123-130…


45. Shamali M, Abbasinia M, Østergaard B, Konradsen H. Effect of minimally invasive endotracheal suctioning on physical indices in adult intubated patients: A randomized controlled trial. Australian Critical Care 2018 (published ahead of print)


46. Lemoine JE, Konradsen H, Jensen ASL, Roland-Lévy N, Ny P, Khalaf A, Torres S. Factor structure and psychometric properties of the Body Appreciation Scale-2 in Danish, Portuguese and Swedish. Body Image 2018 (Published ahead of print)


47. Voltenen B, Konradsen H, Oestergaard B. Family Nursing Therapeutic Conversations: Family Reorganization Processes After Diagnosis Accepted for publication, Family Relations 2018


48. Konradsen H, Dieperink KB, Lauridsen J, Perboell P, Sorknæs AD, Østergaard B. Validity and reliability of the Danish version of the Ice Expressive Family Functioning and Ice Family Perceived Support questionnaires. Accepted for publication Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences 2018


49. Bennich BB, Munch L, Egerod I, Konradsen H, Ladelund S, Knop FK, Vilsbøll T, Røder M, Overgaard D. Patient assessment of family function, glycaemic control and quality-of-life in patients with type 2 diabetes with incipient complications. Accepted for publication Canadian Journal of Diabetes 2018


50. Grufstedt HK, Shaker SB, Konradsen H. Validation of the COPD Assessment Test (CAT) in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Accepted for publication European Clinical Respiratory Journal 2018


51. Agerskov H, Dieperinck KB, Konradsen H. At sætte patienten i centrum er ikke nok. [Placing the patient in the centre is not enough] Accepted for publication Klinisk Sygepleje 2018


Published abstracts


1. Konradsen H. 8017 ORAL Facial disfigurement – moving on in life. 2007 EJC Supplements 5(4);417


2. Bardenfleth M, Wieland K, Konradsen H. 4253 Palliative care in general hospital wards. 2009 EJC Supplements 7(2);253


3. Shaker S, Kjelgaard H, Konradsen H. Clinical application of the COPD assessment test (CAT) in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis 2017 ERS International Congress abstracts



4. Munch L. Bennich BB, Overgaard D, Konradsen H, Middelfart H, Kaarsberg N, Knop F, Vilsbøll T, Røder M. Management of Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Shared between a Specialized Outpatient Clinic and General Practice was Noninferior to Mono Management in a Specialized Outpatient Clinic—A Prospective, Randomized, Noninferiority Trial. Diabetes

Diabetes 67(Supplement 1):6-OR


Books and book chapters

1. Konradsen H. 2012 Body Image and Cancer. Ed: Mohan R. Topics in Cancer Survivorship. Rijeka, Intech.


2. Konradsen H, Jensen AL. 2012 Krop og fysisk fremtoning. [The body and physical appearance] Ed: Dreyer, Martinsen og Norlyk. Patientperspektivet – en kilde til viden. Copenhagen, Munksgaard


3. Konradsen H. 2014 Et ændret body image. [A changed body image] Ed. Wittrup, Prip og Grube. Kræftsygepleje i et forløbsperspektiv. Copenhagen, Munksgaard.


2018 Revised chapter submitted for the second edition of Kræftsygepleje i et forløbsperspektiv. Copenhagen, Munksgaard.


4. Konradsen H. 2016 (Editor) Screeninger i klinisk praksis. [Screening in clinical practice] Copenhagen, Munksgaard.


And author of the following 4 chapters:

Introduction by Konradsen H, Hvad er et screeningsinstrument by Konradsen H, Vurdering af instrument by Vamosi M og Konradsen H and Hvad bringer fremtiden? by Konradsen H


Review published in Sygeplejersken nr 12, 2016 and in Forstyrrelsen nr 1, 2017


5. Østergaard B og Konradsen H. 2016 (Editors) Familiesygepleje. [Family Nursing] Copenhagen, Munksgaard.


And author of the following 4 chapters:

Introduction by Østergaard B and Konradsen H, Teoretisk grundlag by Østergaard B og Konradsen H, Metoder til dataindsamling by Konradsen H and Østergaard B and Familiesygepleje nu og i fremtiden by Østergaard B and Konradsen H


Review published in Sygeplejersken nr 14, 2016 and in Uddannelsesnyt nr 1, 2017.


6. Harper K, Konradsen H. 2018 Cultural Considerations in Body Image and Cancer: A Western Cultural Perspective. Ed. Fingeret and Teo. Principles and practices of Body Image care for cancer patients. New York, Oxford University Press.


1992 Registered Nurse, School of Nursing, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark

2002 Master of Nursing Science, Aarhus University, Denmark

2005 Master of Adult Education, Danish School of Education, Copenhagen, Denmark

2010, Doctoral degree

From silent problem to interactional integration; a qualitative longitudinal study of patients with facial disfigurement

Aarhus University, Denmark

Main supervisor: Professor Marit Kirkevold, Oslo University, Norway

Co-supervisors: Vibeke Zoffmann RN, PhD, Research Manager, Steno Diabetes Hospital Denmark and Per Cayé Thomassen MD, PhD, Gentofte University Hospital, Denmark