Publications 2015

[1] Harding K, et al. Simplifying venous leg ulcer management. Consensus recommendations.
Wounds International 2015.

[2] Oien, Ragnarson Tennvall, Forssell. Health economic consequences due to reduced ulcer healing times - cost analyses based on the Swedish Registry of Ulcer Treatment (accepted for publication in Int Wound J).

[3] Eile Butler, Rut F Oien, Helene Andersson, Rolf Jelnes, Tobias C. Olofsson, Alejandra Vasquez, Christina Lindholm. Can symbiotic acting lactic acid bacteria in heather honey affect wound healing in hard-to-heal leg ulcers? (manuscript).
Publications 2014

[4] Öien RF, Weller CD. The Swedish national quality Registry of Ulcer Treatment (RUT): How can "RUT" inform outcome measurement for people diagnosed with venous leg ulcers in Australia? Wound Practice & Research 2014;22(2):74-77

[5] Butler E, Oien RF, Lindholm C, Olofsson TC, Nilson B, Vasquez A. A pilot study investigating Lactic acid bacterial symbionts from the honeybee in inhibiting human chronic wound pathogens. Int Wound J 2014, Sep .doi:10.1111/iwj.12360.

[6] Akesson N, Oien RF, Forssell H, Fagerström C. Ulcer pain in patients with venous leg ulcers related to antibiotic treatment and compression therapy. Br J Community Nurs 2014, Sep;19(9 Suppl):S6-S13. doi:10.12968/bjcn.2014.19.Sup9.S6
Abstract based on data from the Swedish national quality registry on Ulcer Treatment (RUT) presented at national/international conferences in 2014

[7] EWMA (European Wound Management Association) Madrid 140514-16
Workshop: Rut F Oien, Christina Lindholm, Carolina Weller, Joerg Bunse. RUT (Registry of Ulcer Treatment) - a tool for quality development of wound management.

[8] 22nd Nordic Congress of Gerontology “Better life for most sick elderly in Sweden”, Gothenburg, Sweden 140525-28 Lecture: Oien R. The Swedish National Quality Registry on leg, foot and pressure ulcers RUT - The Registry of Ulcer Treatment Poster: Rut focuses on pain, antibiotics, healing time, Health Related Quality of life, health economics.

[9] Venous Leg Ulcer Seminar, Monash University, Melbourne, Australian 140815,
Lecture: Oien R. The Swedish experience of the leg ulcer registry.

[10] EPUAP (European pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel), Stockholm 140827-29
Lecture: Oien R. The Registry of Ulcer Treatment-RUT-for hard-to-heal ulcers in the elderly.
Poster: Rut F Oien, Christina Lindholm, Anna Trinks. Patients with pressure ulcers { from prevention through treatment to healing - results from the national quality registries RUT (Registry of Ulcer Treatment) and Senior alert.

[11] The 8 national conference on patient safety. Antibiotics or not? How to optimise the use of antibiotics? Stockholm 140923-24.
Lecture: Oien RF: Antibiotic treatment for hard-to-heal ulcers. For whom?
[13] SBUs report ”Chronic ulcers in the elderly – prevention and treatment ”. ISBN 978-91-85413-67-6, SBU RAPPORT NR 226 2014. SBU (Swedish Council on Health Technology Assessment) with Rut F Öien as chair for the expert group.

[12] SFAM (The Swedish College of General Practice). Webbased education based on the SBUs report (2014).

Publications 2009 – 2013

[14] Öien RF, Registering Ulcer Treatment through a national quality register: RUT - a winning concept for both patients and the health care sector. EWMA Journal 2009, 9(2):41-4.

[15] Öien RF, RUT - a national quality register for ulcer treatment. European Hospital
[16] Kjellander S, Wickström S, Öien R, Apelqvist J, Vilhelmsdotter Allander S. Oklart stöd för vakuumassisterad behandling vid svårläkta sår. Svar från SBU:s Upplysningstjänst Läkartidningen 2010;11:767-8 [in Swedish].
[17] Öien RF, Negative Pressure Wound Therapy. World Wide Wounds December 2010,

[18] Oien RF, Akesson N. Bacterial cultures, rapid strep test, and antibiotic treatment in infected hard-to-heal ulcers in primary care. Scand J Prim Health Care 2012 Dec;30(4):254-8

[19] Öien Rut F. Lindholm Christina. Sår. (rec). Läkartidningen 2012;41:1840-1. [in Swedish]

[20] Oien RF, Akesson N, Forssell H. Assessing quality of life in patients with hard-to-heal ulcers using the EQ-5D questionnaire. J Wound Care 2013 Aug;22(8):442-7.

[21] Rut F Öien, HenrikW Forssell. Ulcer healing time and antibiotic treatment before and after the introduction of the Registry of Ulcer Treatment: an improvement project in a national quality registry in Sweden. BMJ Open 2013, 3:e003091. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2013-003091.