Marie Eliasen

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OBJECTIVE To systematically review and summarize the evidence of an association between preoperative smoking status and postoperative complications elaborated on complication type. BACKGROUND The conclusions of studies examining the association between preoperative smoking and postoperative complications are inconsistent, thus there is a need for a review(More)
OBJECTIVE To systematically review and summarize the evidence of the association between preoperative alcohol consumption and postoperative complications elaborated on complication type. BACKGROUND Conclusions in studies on preoperative alcohol consumption and postoperative complications have been inconsistent. METHODS A systematic review and(More)
INTRODUCTION Light-to-moderate alcohol drinking is associated with a decreased risk of ischaemic heart disease (IHD). However, drinking heavily and in binges has been suggested to increase IHD risk. This complexity makes the issue of binge drinking within the light-to-moderate alcohol range an important area for further investigation. METHODS This(More)
BACKGROUND To examine whether maternal alcohol intake, including binge drinking (intake > or =5 drinks, equivalent to 60 g pure ethanol on a single occasion), is associated with autistic spectrum disorders (ASD) and infantile autism. METHODS Participants were 80,552 children and their mothers enrolled in the Danish National Birth Cohort from 1996 to 2002.(More)
OBJECTIVE Few studies on the associations between pre-morbid IQ and mental disorders are based on comprehensive assessment of intelligence in both women and men and include a wide range of confounding variables. Thus, the objective of the present study was to examine the association between pre-morbid IQ and hospitalisation with any mental disorder,(More)
  • Chalotte Heinsvig Poulsen, Lene Falgaard Eplov, +5 authors Torben Jørgensen
  • Scandinavian journal of gastroenterology
  • 2016
OBJECTIVE Functional gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms can develop into persistent states often categorised as the irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). In the severe end of the GI symptom continuum, other coexisting symptoms are common. We aimed to investigate the GI symptom continuum in relation to mortality and development of GI diseases, and to examine if(More)
A high number of somatic symptoms have been associated with poor health status and increased health care use. Previous studies focused on number of symptoms without considering the specific symptoms. The aim of the study was to investigate 1) the prevalence of 19 somatic symptoms, 2) the associations between the symptoms, and 3) the associations between the(More)
BACKGROUND The belief that alcohol makes you cheerful is one of the main reasons for engaging in high-risk drinking, especially among young adults. The aim of the study was to investigate the association between blood alcohol content (BAC) and cheerfulness, focus distraction, and sluggishness among students attending high school parties. METHODS(More)
The aim of the study was to quantify alcohol-attributable and -preventable mortality, totally and stratified on alcohol consumption in Denmark 2010, and to estimate alcohol-related mortality assuming different scenarios of changes in alcohol distribution in the population. We estimated alcohol-attributable and -preventable fractions based on relative risks(More)
OBJECTIVE Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is associated with mental vulnerability, and half of patients report comorbid somatic and mental symptoms. We aimed to investigate the relationship between an IBS symptom continuum and the subsequent development of common mental disorders (CMDs) and functional somatic syndromes (FSSs). METHODS AND STUDY DESIGN A(More)