I Ekman

Summary

Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Intrusion and confusion--the impact of medication and health professionals after acute myocardial infarction
    Mona From Attebring
    The Cardiovascular Institute, Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, S 413 45, Goteborg, Sweden
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 4:153-9. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Young adults experiences of living with congenital heart disease
    Malin Berghammer
    Department of Paediatrics, The Queen Silvia Children s Hospital, Paediatric Growth and Research Centre, and Grown Up Congenital Heart Unit, Sahlgrenska University Hospital Ostra, Goteborg, Sweden
    Int J Cardiol 110:340-7. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Considering patient non-participation in health care
    Ann Catrine Eldh
    FoU Seniorium, Danderyd, Sweden
    Health Expect 11:263-71. 2008
  4. pmc Patients with worsening chronic heart failure who present to a hospital emergency department require hospital care
    Masoud Shafazand
    Department of Emergency and Cardiovascular Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy, Sahlgrenska University Hospital Ostra, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    BMC Res Notes 5:132. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint The clinical implications of cognitive impairment in elderly patients with chronic heart failure
    I Ekman
    Institute of Nursing, Goteborg University, Sweden
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 16:47-55. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Self-assessed symptoms in chronic heart failure--important information for clinical management
    Inger Ekman
    Institute of Health and Care Sciences, The Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Department of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Box 457, SE 405 30 Goteborg, Sweden
    Eur J Heart Fail 9:424-8. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Standard medication information is not enough: poor concordance of patient and nurse perceptions
    Inger Ekman
    Institute of Health and Care Sciences, The Sahlgrenska Academy, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    J Adv Nurs 60:181-6. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Adherence and perception of medication in patients with chronic heart failure during a five-year randomised trial
    Inger Ekman
    The Sahlgrenska Academy, Faculty of Health and Caring Sciences, Institute of Nursing, Goteborg University, Box 457, SE 405 30, Goteborg, Sweden
    Patient Educ Couns 61:348-53. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Developing clinical knowledge through a narrative-based method of interpretation
    Inger Ekman
    The Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Faculty of Health and Caring Sciences, Institute of Nursing, Box 457, 405 30 Goteborg, SE Sweden
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 4:251-6. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Maintaining normality and support are central issues when receiving chemotherapy for ovarian cancer
    Inger Ekman
    Faculty of Health and Caring Sciences, Institute of Nursing, The Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Cancer Nurs 27:177-82. 2004

Detail Information

Publications47

  1. ncbi request reprint Intrusion and confusion--the impact of medication and health professionals after acute myocardial infarction
    Mona From Attebring
    The Cardiovascular Institute, Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, S 413 45, Goteborg, Sweden
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 4:153-9. 2005
    ..Secondary prevention is important in preventing new cardiovascular events after acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Young adults experiences of living with congenital heart disease
    Malin Berghammer
    Department of Paediatrics, The Queen Silvia Children s Hospital, Paediatric Growth and Research Centre, and Grown Up Congenital Heart Unit, Sahlgrenska University Hospital Ostra, Goteborg, Sweden
    Int J Cardiol 110:340-7. 2006
    ..The cardiac lesion involved may not always be the patient's main problem; issues related to quality of life may dominate...
  3. doi request reprint Considering patient non-participation in health care
    Ann Catrine Eldh
    FoU Seniorium, Danderyd, Sweden
    Health Expect 11:263-71. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to depict patient non-participation as described by a diverse group with recent experiences of being patients...
  4. pmc Patients with worsening chronic heart failure who present to a hospital emergency department require hospital care
    Masoud Shafazand
    Department of Emergency and Cardiovascular Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy, Sahlgrenska University Hospital Ostra, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    BMC Res Notes 5:132. 2012
    ..To characterise patients with CHF who seek an emergency department (ED) because of worsening symptoms and signs and to explore the reasons why they are admitted to hospital...
  5. ncbi request reprint The clinical implications of cognitive impairment in elderly patients with chronic heart failure
    I Ekman
    Institute of Nursing, Goteborg University, Sweden
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 16:47-55. 2001
    ..Cognitive dysfunction, which was related to the duration of heart failure, should be evaluated in the treatment of patients with chronic heart failure...
  6. ncbi request reprint Self-assessed symptoms in chronic heart failure--important information for clinical management
    Inger Ekman
    Institute of Health and Care Sciences, The Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Department of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Box 457, SE 405 30 Goteborg, Sweden
    Eur J Heart Fail 9:424-8. 2007
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Standard medication information is not enough: poor concordance of patient and nurse perceptions
    Inger Ekman
    Institute of Health and Care Sciences, The Sahlgrenska Academy, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    J Adv Nurs 60:181-6. 2007
    ..This paper is a report of a study to describe patient and nurse perceptions of patient satisfaction with information about the medicines at two heart failure clinics after medication up-titration and information-giving...
  8. ncbi request reprint Adherence and perception of medication in patients with chronic heart failure during a five-year randomised trial
    Inger Ekman
    The Sahlgrenska Academy, Faculty of Health and Caring Sciences, Institute of Nursing, Goteborg University, Box 457, SE 405 30, Goteborg, Sweden
    Patient Educ Couns 61:348-53. 2006
    ..The objective was to describe perceptions about and adherence to regular medicines and study medication at baseline and study end in CHF patients participating in a clinical trial...
  9. ncbi request reprint Developing clinical knowledge through a narrative-based method of interpretation
    Inger Ekman
    The Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Faculty of Health and Caring Sciences, Institute of Nursing, Box 457, 405 30 Goteborg, SE Sweden
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 4:251-6. 2005
    ..Because of the interpretative nature of human understanding the experienced health professional will be capable of integrating evidence-based research findings and individual illness experience...
  10. ncbi request reprint Maintaining normality and support are central issues when receiving chemotherapy for ovarian cancer
    Inger Ekman
    Faculty of Health and Caring Sciences, Institute of Nursing, The Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Cancer Nurs 27:177-82. 2004
    ..The findings further indicate the potential in narrative methods to identify important issues in comprehensive cancer care...
  11. ncbi request reprint Fatigued elderly patients with chronic heart failure: do patient reports and nurse recordings correspond?
    Inger Ekman
    Institute of Nursing, Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Int J Nurs Terminol Classif 13:127-36. 2002
    ..To compare descriptions of fatigue from interviews with elderly people with chronic congestive heart failure (CHF) and data recorded by nurses at an outpatient heart failure clinic...
  12. ncbi request reprint Fatigue in chronic heart failure--does gender make a difference?
    Inger Ekman
    The Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Faculty of Health and Caring Sciences, Institute of Nursing, Box 457, S 405 30, Goteborg, Sweden
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 1:77-82. 2002
    ..Although we still have only limited knowledge about the impact of gender on the experiences and coping strategies in disease and aging, it is important for care providers to consider gender differences when planning caring interventions...
  13. ncbi request reprint Gender makes a difference in the description of dyspnoea in patients with chronic heart failure
    Inger Ekman
    Faculty of Health and Caring Sciences, Institute of Nursing, The Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Box 457, Göteborg SE 405 30, Sweden
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 4:117-21. 2005
    ..Dyspnoea is a common symptom of chronic heart failure (CHF). In the community setting, patients with CHF are most often women...
  14. ncbi request reprint Living with severe chronic heart failure in palliative advanced home care
    Margareta Brännström
    Department of Nursing, Umea University, S 90187, Umea, Sweden
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 5:295-302. 2006
    ..Living with severe chronic heart failure (CHF) in palliative care has been little studied...
  15. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary oedema -- a life threatening disease
    Inger Ekman
    Institute of Health and Care Sciences, The Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 6:259-64. 2007
    ..The aim was to describe the health history of patients after pulmonary oedema and investigate how they perceive their condition and treatment...
  16. ncbi request reprint Symptoms in patients with heart failure are prognostic predictors: insights from COMET
    Inger Ekman
    Institute of Nursing, Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, SE 405 30 Goteborg, Sweden
    J Card Fail 11:288-92. 2005
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  17. ncbi request reprint Caring for patients with chronic heart failure: The trajectory model
    Bradi B Granger
    Duke University Health Systems, Duke University School of Nursing, Durham, NC, USA
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 5:222-7. 2006
    ..By using theory to explore gaps in our understanding of the heart failure experience, investigators may be able to develop more targeted interventions to help patients manage heart failure...
  18. ncbi request reprint The meaning of patient participation for patients and nurses at a nurse-led clinic for chronic heart failure
    Ann Catrine Eldh
    The Department of Caring Sciences, Orebro University, Orebro, Sweden
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 5:45-53. 2006
    ..Education improves uptake of self-management strategies yet knowledge is lacking about support of patients' own resources in CHF...
  19. ncbi request reprint Older patients with chronic heart failure within Swedish community health care: a record review of nursing assessments and interventions
    Anna Ehrenberg
    Department of Health and Society, Dalarna University, Falun, Sweden
    J Clin Nurs 13:90-6. 2004
    ..However, hospital readmission can be prevented if early signs of deterioration are recognized and proper interventions applied...
  20. ncbi request reprint The phenomena of participation and non-participation in health care--experiences of patients attending a nurse-led clinic for chronic heart failure
    Ann Catrine Eldh
    St Göran Hospital AB, S 112 81, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 3:239-46. 2004
    ..The understanding of experiences of patients with chronic heart failure (CHF) who attend nurse-led specialist clinics, a form of care suggested as beneficiary to this group, may promote a better understanding of participation...
  21. ncbi request reprint Conditions for patient participation and non-participation in health care
    Ann Catrine Eldh
    Orebro University, Sweden
    Nurs Ethics 13:503-14. 2006
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life and sense of coherence among elderly patients with severe chronic heart failure in comparison with healthy controls
    Inger Ekman
    Faculty of Health and Caring Sciences, Institute of Nursing, Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Billerudsgatan 1, S 416 75 Göteborg, Sweden
    Heart Lung 31:94-101. 2002
    ..To describe health-related quality of life (QoL) and sense of coherence (SOC) in a group of elderly people with moderate to severe chronic heart failure and to make comparisons with a healthy sex- and age-matched control group...
  23. ncbi request reprint A review of records from follow-up visits for immigrant and Swedish patients at a heart failure clinic
    Azar Hedemalm
    Institute of Health and Care Sciences The Sahlgrenska Academy at Göteborg University, Box 457, SE 405 30, Goteborg, Sweden
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 6:216-22. 2007
    ..Patients' symptom expressions, adherence to health regimens, and communication with health-care professionals have been shown to be related to their ethnic and cultural backgrounds...
  24. ncbi request reprint Fatigue and anaemia in patients with chronic heart failure
    Kristin Falk
    Institute of Nursing, Faculty of Health and Caring Sciences, The Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Box 457, S 405 30 Goteborg, Sweden
    Eur J Heart Fail 8:744-9. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to describe the fatigue experience and its relationship to haemoglobin (Hb) concentration and to evaluate its effect on health-related quality of life in an unselected hospitalised CHF population...
  25. ncbi request reprint Fatigue is a prevalent and severe symptom associated with uncertainty and sense of coherence in patients with chronic heart failure
    Kristin Falk
    Institute of Health and Care Sciences, The Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Box 457, S 405 30 Goteborg, Sweden
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 6:99-104. 2007
    ....
  26. doi request reprint Fatigue in patients with chronic heart failure - a burden associated with emotional and symptom distress
    Kristin Falk
    Institute of Health and Care Sciences, The Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Box 457, Göteborg SE 405 30, Sweden
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 8:91-6. 2009
    ..The relationship between experience of fatigue and emotional and symptom distress in chronic heart failure (CHF) needs to be thoroughly explored, because fatigue has major impact on daily activities in life...
  27. ncbi request reprint Psychometric properties of a Swedish version of the Kansas City Cardiomyopathy Questionnaire in a Chronic Heart Failure population
    Harshida Patel
    Institute of Health and Care Sciences, Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Sweden
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 7:214-21. 2008
    ..Valid assessments of health-related Quality of Life (HRQL) are increasingly important in chronic, incurable conditions, such as chronic heart failure (CHF)...
  28. ncbi request reprint Breaking the vicious circle of fatigue in patients with chronic heart failure
    Kristin Falk
    Institute of Health and Care Sciences, Goteborg University
    Qual Health Res 17:1020-7. 2007
    ..The restoring activities included the categories involuntarily attentive, socially interactive, and mentally absorbed. Interventions aimed to relieve fatigue should focus on restorative activities...
  29. ncbi request reprint Thirty years of experience living with a continent ileostomy: bad restrooms--not my reservoir--decide my life
    Ina Berndtsson
    Sahlgrenska University Hospital Ostra, Sahlgrenska Academy, Faculty of Health and Caring Sciences, Institute of Nursing, Goteborg University, Sweden
    J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 32:321-6; quiz 327-8. 2005
    ..This study describes long-term adjustment of people with a continent ileostomy...
  30. ncbi request reprint Reasons for seeking acute care in chronic heart failure
    Harshida Patel
    Institute of Health and Care Sciences, Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Sweden
    Eur J Heart Fail 9:702-8. 2007
    ..Patients with chronic heart failure (CHF) have frequent episodes of exacerbation leading to recurrent hospitalization...
  31. ncbi request reprint Can treatment with angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors in elderly patients with moderate to severe chronic heart failure be improved by a nurse-monitored structured care program? A randomized controlled trial
    Inger Ekman
    Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Faculty of Health and Caring Sciences, Institute of Nursing, Goteborg, Sweden
    Heart Lung 32:3-9. 2003
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Admitted with a hip fracture: patient perceptions of rehabilitation
    Lars Eric Olsson
    Goteborg University, Faculty of Health and Caring Sciences, Institute of Nursing, Sweden and The Sahlgrenska Ostra University Hospital, Orthopaedic Department, Goteborg, Sweden
    J Clin Nurs 16:853-9. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to describe the hip fracture patients' own perceptions of their situation and views of their responsibility in the rehabilitation process...
  33. doi request reprint It's up to me! Experiences of living with pre-diabetes and the increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Susanne Andersson
    The Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Institute of Health and Care Sciences, Sweden
    Prim Care Diabetes 2:187-93. 2008
    ..To explore experiences of pre-diabetes and the associated increased risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus...
  34. doi request reprint Reported adherence and social support among immigrants compared to native Swedes
    Azar Hedemalm
    Institute of Health and Care Sciences, The Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    J Immigr Minor Health 12:124-31. 2010
    ..Challenges experienced by heart failure patients have seldom been studied from the perspective of immigrants...
  35. ncbi request reprint Symptoms in acute coronary syndromes: does sex make a difference?
    Harshida Patel
    Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Faculty of Health and Caring Sciences Institute of Nursing, Goteborg, Sweden
    Am Heart J 148:27-33. 2004
    ..Some findings, however, have been disparate and inadequate, and thus a comprehensive overview of this literature would be of value...
  36. ncbi request reprint Exploring symptoms in chronic heart failure
    Inger Ekman
    Eur J Heart Fail 7:699-703. 2005
    ..A model of how to structure symptom assessment equally with signs is presented in this paper...
  37. ncbi request reprint Adherence to candesartan and placebo and outcomes in chronic heart failure in the CHARM programme: double-blind, randomised, controlled clinical trial
    Bradi B Granger
    Duke University Medical Center and Duke University School of Nursing, Durham, NC, USA
    Lancet 366:2005-11. 2005
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Effects of nursing interventions within an integrated care pathway for patients with hip fracture
    Lars Eric Olsson
    Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Institute of Health and Care Sciences, and Orthopaedic Department, Sahlgrenska University Hospital Ostra, Goteborg, Sweden
    J Adv Nurs 58:116-25. 2007
    ..This paper reports a study to evaluate the contribution of nursing care within an integrated care pathway for patients with hip fracture...
  39. doi request reprint A cost-effectiveness study of a patient-centred integrated care pathway
    Lars Eric Olsson
    Institute of Health and Care Sciences, Sahlgrenska Academy, Goteborg University, Goteborg
    J Adv Nurs 65:1626-35. 2009
    ..The aim of the study was to compare costs and consequences for an integrated care pathway intervention group with those of a usual care group for patients admitted with hip fracture...
  40. doi request reprint Home care as an option in worsening chronic heart failure -- a pilot study to evaluate feasibility, quality adjusted life years and cost-effectiveness
    Harshida Patel
    Institute of Health and Care Sciences, Sahlgrenska Academy, Sweden
    Eur J Heart Fail 10:675-81. 2008
    ..Worsening chronic heart failure (CHF) is largely characterized by frequent hospital admissions and the need for specialist care...
  41. ncbi request reprint A practical use of theory to study adherence
    Bradi B Granger
    Duke University Health Systems, Duke University School of Nursing, Durham, NC, USA
    Prog Cardiovasc Nurs 22:152-8. 2007
    ..Using trajectory theory may allow providers to better understand and facilitate patient adherence to the CHF regimen...
  42. ncbi request reprint Narratives of a man with severe chronic heart failure and his wife in palliative advanced home care over a 4.5-year period
    Margareta Brännström
    Department of Nursing, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Contemp Nurse 27:10-22. 2007
    ..The ability to recognize symptoms and signs of deterioration may be facilitated by a trusted PAHC team's repeated questions about the condition. Furthermore it is important to offer support directly to the close relatives...
  43. ncbi request reprint Patients' persistence of evidence-based treatment of chronic heart failure: a treatment paradox
    Inger Ekman
    Circulation 116:693-5. 2007
  44. ncbi request reprint Being a close relative of a person with severe, chronic heart failure in palliative advanced home care -- a comfort but also a strain
    Margareta Brännström
    Department of Nursing, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Scand J Caring Sci 21:338-44. 2007
    ..e. ease suffering. This study reveals that to be the close relative that the ill person is dependent on 24 hours a day is both a comfort and a strain...
  45. pmc Views of patients with heart failure about their role in the decision to start implantable cardioverter defibrillator treatment: prescription rather than participation
    Anders Agård
    Department of Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital Sahlgrenska Hospital, Göteborg 41345, Sweden
    J Med Ethics 33:514-8. 2007
    ....
  46. doi request reprint A pilot study of salt and water restriction in patients with chronic heart failure
    Henriette Philipson
    Department of Clinical Nutrition, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Goteborg, Sweden
    Scand Cardiovasc J 44:209-14. 2010
    ..049). CONCLUSION: Patients with CHF were able to reduce sodium and fluid intake. The effects in terms of patient perceptions and clinical outcomes need to be assessed in a larger study...
  47. ncbi request reprint Equality in the care and treatment of immigrants and native Swedes--a comparative study of patients hospitalised for heart failure
    Azar Hedemalm
    The Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Institute of Health and Care Sciences, Goteborg, Sweden
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 7:222-8. 2008
    ..Further studies are needed to determine if this also applies to the quality of the provided care and treatment...