Anna Stromberg

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Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Congestive heart failure, spouses' support and the couple's sleep situation: a critical incident technique analysis
    Anders Broström
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital, Linkoping, Sweden
    J Clin Nurs 12:223-33, 34. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint [Nurse-led heart failure clinics: Swedish experiences of Advanced Nursing Practice during 10 years]
    Anna Stromberg
    Fakultät für Gesundheitswissenschaften, Universität von Linköping, Schweden
    Pflege 17:237-42. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing patient compliance with therapeutic regimens in chronic heart failure: A critical incident technique analysis
    A Stromberg
    Department of Cardiology and the Faculty of Health Sciences, Linkoping University, Sweden
    Heart Lung 28:334-41. 1999
  4. ncbi request reprint Thoughts about death and perceived health status in elderly patients with heart failure
    Anna Stromberg
    Department of Medicine and Health Sciences, Division of Nursing, Linkoping University, Sweden
    Eur J Heart Fail 10:608-13. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Computer-based education for patients with chronic heart failure. A randomised, controlled, multicentre trial of the effects on knowledge, compliance and quality of life
    Anna Stromberg
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital, Linkoping, Sweden
    Patient Educ Couns 64:128-35. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint The crucial role of patient education in heart failure
    Anna Stromberg
    Department of Cardiology, Heart Centre, Linkoping University Hospital, Sweden
    Eur J Heart Fail 7:363-9. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Educating nurses and patients to manage heart failure
    Anna Stromberg
    Department of Cardiology, Linkoping University Hospital, S 581 85, Linkoping, Sweden
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 1:33-40. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in patients with heart failure
    Anna Stromberg
    Department of Cardiology, Heart Centre, Linkoping University Hospital, S 581 85 Linkoping, Sweden
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 2:7-18. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Nurse-led heart failure clinics in Sweden
    A Stromberg
    Department of Cardiology, Heart Centre, Linkoping University Hospital, Linkoping, Sweden
    Eur J Heart Fail 3:139-44. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Nurse-led heart failure clinics improve survival and self-care behaviour in patients with heart failure: results from a prospective, randomised trial
    A Stromberg
    Department of Cardiology, Heart Centre, Linkoping University Hospital, and Faculty of Health Sciences, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    Eur Heart J 24:1014-23. 2003

Detail Information

Publications56

  1. ncbi request reprint Congestive heart failure, spouses' support and the couple's sleep situation: a critical incident technique analysis
    Anders Broström
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital, Linkoping, Sweden
    J Clin Nurs 12:223-33, 34. 2003
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint [Nurse-led heart failure clinics: Swedish experiences of Advanced Nursing Practice during 10 years]
    Anna Stromberg
    Fakultät für Gesundheitswissenschaften, Universität von Linköping, Schweden
    Pflege 17:237-42. 2004
    ..Joint activities such as study visits, national and international working groups, conferences, workshops and research collaboration can be important tools in this development...
  3. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing patient compliance with therapeutic regimens in chronic heart failure: A critical incident technique analysis
    A Stromberg
    Department of Cardiology and the Faculty of Health Sciences, Linkoping University, Sweden
    Heart Lung 28:334-41. 1999
    ..The aim of this study was to identify factors influencing compliance with prescribed treatment in patients with chronic heart failure...
  4. ncbi request reprint Thoughts about death and perceived health status in elderly patients with heart failure
    Anna Stromberg
    Department of Medicine and Health Sciences, Division of Nursing, Linkoping University, Sweden
    Eur J Heart Fail 10:608-13. 2008
    ..To explore thoughts about death and perceived health status in elderly patients with heart failure during a 6 month period after a deterioration needing hospitalisation...
  5. ncbi request reprint Computer-based education for patients with chronic heart failure. A randomised, controlled, multicentre trial of the effects on knowledge, compliance and quality of life
    Anna Stromberg
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital, Linkoping, Sweden
    Patient Educ Couns 64:128-35. 2006
    ..To evaluate the effects of a single-session, interactive computer-based educational program on knowledge, compliance and quality of life in heart failure patients with special emphasis on gender differences...
  6. ncbi request reprint The crucial role of patient education in heart failure
    Anna Stromberg
    Department of Cardiology, Heart Centre, Linkoping University Hospital, Sweden
    Eur J Heart Fail 7:363-9. 2005
    ..Heart failure management programmes, in which patient education is an important component, have been shown to be effective in improving self-care and reducing readmissions...
  7. ncbi request reprint Educating nurses and patients to manage heart failure
    Anna Stromberg
    Department of Cardiology, Linkoping University Hospital, S 581 85, Linkoping, Sweden
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 1:33-40. 2002
    ..In order to develop and evaluate the education of patients with heart failure and the overall effectiveness of heart failure nurses in this regard, national and international collaborations are needed...
  8. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in patients with heart failure
    Anna Stromberg
    Department of Cardiology, Heart Centre, Linkoping University Hospital, S 581 85 Linkoping, Sweden
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 2:7-18. 2003
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Nurse-led heart failure clinics in Sweden
    A Stromberg
    Department of Cardiology, Heart Centre, Linkoping University Hospital, Linkoping, Sweden
    Eur J Heart Fail 3:139-44. 2001
    ..The aim of this study was to describe the nurse-led heart failure care in Sweden...
  10. ncbi request reprint Nurse-led heart failure clinics improve survival and self-care behaviour in patients with heart failure: results from a prospective, randomised trial
    A Stromberg
    Department of Cardiology, Heart Centre, Linkoping University Hospital, and Faculty of Health Sciences, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    Eur Heart J 24:1014-23. 2003
    ..The aim of this trial was to prospectively evaluate the effect of follow-up at a nurse-led heart failure clinic on mortality, morbidity and self-care behaviour for patients hospitalised due to heart failure for 12 months after discharge...
  11. ncbi request reprint Interactive education on CD-ROM-a new tool in the education of heart failure patients
    Anna Stromberg
    Department of Cardiology, Heart Centre, Linkoping University Hospital, Linkoping, Sweden
    Patient Educ Couns 46:75-81. 2002
    ..The nurses reported that the patients were positive towards the computer and seemed to understand the information and that the patient education was less time-consuming, when the patients could seek knowledge on their own...
  12. doi request reprint Perceived informational needs, side-effects and their consequences on adherence - a comparison between CPAP treated patients with OSAS and healthcare personnel
    Anders Broström
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, University Hospital, Linkoping, Sweden
    Patient Educ Couns 74:228-35. 2009
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Sleep difficulties, daytime sleepiness, and health-related quality of life in patients with chronic heart failure
    Anders Broström
    Department of Cardiology, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 19:234-42. 2004
    ..In patients with chronic heart failure (HF) objective sleep assessments have shown disturbances such as a shorter total duration of sleep, frequent arousals, and sleep stage changes...
  14. ncbi request reprint Manageability, vulnerability and interaction: a qualitative analysis of acute myocardial infarction patients' conceptions of the event
    Ingela Johansson
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital, Linkoping, Sweden Department of Medicine and Care, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 6:184-91. 2007
    ..There is a great deal of knowledge available about clinical factors contributing to this delay, while studies focusing on the patients' own experiences are few...
  15. ncbi request reprint Association of Type D personality to perceived side effects and adherence in CPAP-treated patients with OSAS
    Anders Broström
    Department of Medicine and Care, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    J Sleep Res 16:439-47. 2007
    ..The additional effect of a Type D personality on perceived side effects and adherence to CPAP treatment found in this study could be used by healthcare personnel when evaluating patients waiting for treatment...
  16. doi request reprint Putative facilitators and barriers for adherence to CPAP treatment in patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome: a qualitative content analysis
    Anders Broström
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, University Hospital, Linkoping, Sweden
    Sleep Med 11:126-30. 2010
    ..Effective treatment of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) with continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) can reduce morbidity and mortality, but adherence rates are low without a clear consensus of causes...
  17. pmc Societal costs of non-cardiac chest pain compared with ischemic heart disease--a longitudinal study
    Ghassan Mourad
    Department of Social and Welfare Studies, Division of Health, Activity and Care, Faculty of Health Sciences, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Kungsgatan 40, 601 74, Norrkoping, Sweden
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:403. 2013
    ..Our aim was to present a detailed description of the costs of patients with NCCP compared to patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) and Angina Pectoris (AP) from a societal perspective...
  18. doi request reprint Description and initial evaluation of an educational and psychosocial support model for adults with congenitally malformed hearts
    Helén Rönning
    Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Division of Nursing Science, Linkoping University, Sweden
    Patient Educ Couns 83:247-51. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to describe and make an initial evaluation of a follow-up model for adults with congenitally malformed hearts, focusing on education and psychosocial support by a multidisciplinary team (EPS)...
  19. doi request reprint Association between sleep-disordered breathing, sleep-wake pattern, and cognitive impairment among patients with chronic heart failure
    Carina Hjelm
    Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Division of Nursing Science, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    Eur J Heart Fail 15:496-504. 2013
    ....
  20. doi request reprint Impact of radiofrequency ablation on health-related quality of life in patients with paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia compared with a norm population one year after treatment
    Ulla Walfridsson
    Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Division of Nursing Science, Linkoping University Hospital, Linkoping, Sweden
    Heart Lung 40:405-11. 2011
    ..This study evaluated the impact of radiofrequency ablation (RFA) on health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in patients with paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (PSVT)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Spouses' conceptions of the pre-hospital phase when their partners suffered an acute myocardial infarction--a qualitative analysis
    Ingela Johansson
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital, Linkoping, Sweden
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 7:182-8. 2008
    ..Although studies have explored patient reasons for delay, there are only limited data concerning experiences of the spouse...
  22. doi request reprint Development and evaluation of a computer-based educational program for adults with congenitally malformed hearts
    Helén Rönning
    Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 12:78-86. 2013
    ..There is a lack of educational material for adults with congenitally malformed hearts. Computer-based education has shown to have significant effects on knowledge and management of chronic diseases...
  23. doi request reprint The influence of heart failure on longitudinal changes in cognition among individuals 80 years of age and older
    Carina Hjelm
    Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Division of Nursing Science, Linköping University and Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Linkoping University Hospital, Linkoping, Sweden
    J Clin Nurs 21:994-1003. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between heart failure and specific cognitive abilities in octogenarians with regard to level and change over time...
  24. doi request reprint The situation of caregivers in heart failure and their role in improving patient outcomes
    Anna Stromberg
    Division of Nursing Science, Department of Medicine and Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    Curr Heart Fail Rep 10:270-5. 2013
    ..There is still a knowledge gap on how to fulfill the caregiver's often unmet need for support. Therefore, research on developing and evaluating new family-focused interventions is warranted. ..
  25. ncbi request reprint Factors related to delay times in patients with suspected acute myocardial infarction
    Ingela Johansson
    Department of Cardiology, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    Heart Lung 33:291-300. 2004
    ..The study's objective was to describe symptoms, symptom management, and patient delay times in patients seeking treatment for suspected acute myocardial infarction (AMI), and to find explanatory factors influencing the decision time...
  26. pmc Dyads affected by chronic heart failure: a randomized study evaluating effects of education and psychosocial support to patients with heart failure and their partners
    Susanna Agren
    Division of Nursing Science, Department of Medicine and Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    J Card Fail 18:359-66. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of an integrated dyad care program with education and psychosocial support to patients with CHF and their partners during a postdischarge period after acute deterioration of CHF...
  27. pmc Do partners of patients with chronic heart failure experience caregiver burden?
    Susanna Agren
    Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Linkoping University, Sweden
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 9:254-62. 2010
    ..To describe the levels and identify independent predictors of caregiver burden in partners of patients with heart failure...
  28. doi request reprint Educational needs in adults with congenitally malformed hearts
    Helén Rönning
    Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Division of Nursing Science, Linkoping University, Sweden
    Cardiol Young 18:473-9. 2008
    ..Before developing educational programmes, it is necessary to be aware of the perspective of the patients. The aim of our study, therefore, was to describe how adults with congenitally malformed hearts experience their educational needs...
  29. ncbi request reprint Addressing spouses' unique needs after cardiac surgery when recovery is complicated by heart failure
    Susanna Agren
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Linköping University Hospital and Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Division of Nursing Sciences, Linkoping University, Linköping S 58185, Sweden
    Heart Lung 38:284-91. 2009
    ..Cardiac surgery places extensive stress on spouses who often are more worried than the patients themselves. Spouses can experience difficult and demanding situations when the partner becomes critically ill...
  30. doi request reprint Quality of life and symptoms of depression in advanced heart failure patients and their partners
    Tiny Jaarsma
    Department of Social and Welfare Studies, Faculty of Health Sciences, Linkoping University, Norrkoping, Sweden
    Curr Opin Support Palliat Care 4:233-7. 2010
    ..Furthermore, to give an overview of interventions that can be effective in improving their quality of life and decrease depressive symptoms...
  31. doi request reprint Healthcare professionals' experiences of delivering care to patients with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator
    Kärstin Bolse
    Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Division of Nursing Science, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 12:346-52. 2013
    ..Healthcare professionals play a vital role in providing educational counselling, support and technical follow-up of the device, but little is known about their experiences...
  32. ncbi request reprint Development and evaluation of the EOL-ICDQ as a measure of experiences, attitudes and knowledge in end-of-life in patients living with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator
    Ingela Thylén
    1Division of Nursing Sciences, Linkoping University, Sweden
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 13:142-51. 2014
    ..Validated instruments assessing patients' perspective concerning end-of-life issues are scarce...
  33. doi request reprint Factors associated with increased risk for dementia in individuals age 80 years or older with congestive heart failure
    Carina Hjelm
    Carina Hjelm, MS, RN, CCRN Critical Care Registered Nurse, Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Division of Nursing Science, Linköping University Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Linkoping University Hospital, Sweden Anders Broström, PhD, RN Associate Professor, Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Linkoping University Hospital, Sweden Department of Nursing Science, School of Health Sciences, Jonkoping University, Sweden Anna Dahl, PhD Researcher, Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden Institute of Gerontology, School of Health Sciences, Jonkoping University, Sweden Boo Johansson, PhD Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Gothenburg, Sweden Mats Fredrikson, PhD Senior Lecturer, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Linkoping, Sweden Anna Strömberg, PhD, RN, FAAN Professor, Tjele
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 29:82-90. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the prevalence of dementia in individuals 80 years or older who have CHF with that in individuals without CHF and to identify factors related to dementia in individuals diagnosed with CHF...
  34. ncbi request reprint An in-depth, longitudinal examination of the daily physical activity of a patient with heart failure using a Nintendo Wii at home: a case report
    Leonie Verheijden Klompstra
    Department of Social and Welfare Studies, Faculty of Health Science, Linkoping University, 601 74 Norrköping, Sweden
    J Rehabil Med 45:599-602. 2013
    ..To explore the influence of the Nintendo Wii on the daily physical activity of a patient with chronic heart failure at home...
  35. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms and healthcare utilization in patients with noncardiac chest pain compared to patients with ischemic heart disease
    Ghassan Mourad
    Department of Social and Welfare Studies, Faculty of Health Sciences, Linkoping University, Norrkoping, Sweden
    Heart Lung 41:446-55. 2012
    ..We compared depressive symptoms and healthcare utilization in patients admitted for noncardiac chest pain, acute myocardial infarction, and angina pectoris after hospitalization and at 1-year follow-up...
  36. pmc Development and validation of a new Arrhythmia-Specific questionnaire in Tachycardia and Arrhythmia (ASTA) with focus on symptom burden
    Ulla Walfridsson
    Division of Nursing Science, Department of Medicine and Health Sciences, Linkping University, UHL, County Council of stergtland, Linkping, Sweden
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 10:44. 2012
    ..The main purpose was to develop and validate a disease-specific questionnaire evaluating symptom burden in patients with different forms of arrhythmias...
  37. doi request reprint Uncertainty is a major concern for patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators
    Inger Flemme
    Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Division of Nursing Science, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    Heart Lung 40:420-8. 2011
    ..For improved management and follow-up, it is important to understand how the ICD affects the recipient's daily life...
  38. ncbi request reprint Obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome--patients' perceptions of their sleep and its effects on their life situation
    Anders Broström
    Department of Neurophysiology, Linkoping University Hospital, Linkoping, Sweden
    J Adv Nurs 57:318-27. 2007
    ..This paper reports a descriptive study of how untreated patients with obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome perceived their sleep situation and how the syndrome affected their life situation...
  39. doi request reprint The side-effects to CPAP treatment inventory: the development and initial validation of a new tool for the measurement of side-effects to CPAP treatment
    Anders Broström
    Department of Nursing Science, School of Health Sciences, Jonkoping University, Jonkoping, Sweden
    J Sleep Res 19:603-11. 2010
    ..74-0.86) and acceptable for the subscales (Cronbach's α = 0.62-0.86). The satisfactory measurement properties of this new instrument are promising and indicate that SECI can be used to measure side-effects to CPAP treatment...
  40. ncbi request reprint Characteristics associated with anxiety, depressive symptoms, and quality-of-life in a large cohort of implantable cardioverter defibrillator recipients
    Ingela Thylén
    Department of Cardiology and Department of Medicine and Health Sciences, Division of Nursing Sciences, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden Electronic address
    J Psychosom Res 77:122-7. 2014
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Spouses' reflections on Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator treatment with focus on the future and the end-of-life: a qualitative content analysis
    Christina Fluur
    Department of Cardiology UHL, County Council of Ostergotland, Linkoping, Sweden
    J Adv Nurs 70:1758-69. 2014
    ..To explore future reflections of spouses living with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator recipient with focus on the end-of-life phase in an anticipated palliative phase...
  42. pmc The influence of chronic heart failure in patient-partner dyads--a comparative study addressing issues of health-related quality of life
    Susanna Agren
    Susanna Ågren, PhD, RN Medical Doctor, Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Division of Nursing Science, Linköping University Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Linköping University Hospital and The Swedish Institute for Health Sciences, Lund, Sweden Lorraine Evangelista, PhD, RN Senior Lecturer, School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles Thomas Davidson, PhD Health Economist, Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Center for Medical Technology Assessment, Linkoping University, Sweden Anna Strömberg, PhD, RN Professor, Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Division of Nursing Science, Linköping University and Department of Cardiology Linköping University Hospital, Sweden
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 26:65-73. 2011
    ..Therefore, further studies are needed to clarify these issues and the importance of partners in relation to HRQOL of patients with HF...
  43. doi request reprint Comparison of self-care behaviors of heart failure patients in 15 countries worldwide
    Tiny Jaarsma
    Department of Social and Welfare Studies, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    Patient Educ Couns 92:114-20. 2013
    ..Clinicians worldwide seek to educate and support heart failure patients to engage in self-care. We aimed to describe self-care behaviors of patients from 15 countries across three continents...
  44. doi request reprint Anaemia and iron deficiency in cardiac patients: what do nurses and allied professionals know?
    Leonie Verheijden Klompstra
    Department of Social and Welfare Studies, Faculty of Health Sciences, Linkoping University, Norrkoping, Sweden
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 11:S90-5. 2012
    ..We therefore set out a survey to get a first impression on the current knowledge of nurses and allied professionals on anaemia and iron deficiency...
  45. doi request reprint Experiences of driving and driving restrictions in recipients with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator--the patient perspective
    Ingela Johansson
    Department of Cardiology, Linkoping University Hospital, and Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Division of Nursing Science, Linkoping University, Sweden
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 25:E1-E10. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was therefore to describe how ICD recipients perceive driving and the driving restriction...
  46. doi request reprint Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome and atrioventricular nodal re-entry tachycardia in a Swedish population: consequences on health-related quality of life
    Ulla Walfridsson
    Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Division of Nursing Science, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 32:1299-306. 2009
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint ICD Recipients' Understanding of Ethical Issues, ICD Function, and Practical Consequences of Withdrawing the ICD in the End-of-Life
    Anna Stromberg
    Division of Nursing Sciences, Department of Medicine and Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Linkoping University, Department of Cardiology, County Council of Ostergotland, Linkoping, Sweden
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 37:834-42. 2014
    ..However, no previous studies have investigated predictors of ICD patients' knowledge about end-of-life issues or whether knowledge influences patients' attitudes about deactivation...
  48. ncbi request reprint Communicating prognosis and end-of-life care to heart failure patients: a survey of heart failure nurses' perspectives
    Lisa Hjelmfors
    Linkoping University, Sweden
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 13:152-61. 2014
    ..Many heart failure (HF) patients have palliative care needs, but communication about prognosis and end-of-life care is lacking. HF nurses can play an important role in such communication, but their views on this have rarely been sought...
  49. doi request reprint Research in cardiovascular care: a position statement of the Council on Cardiovascular Nursing and Allied Professionals of the European Society of Cardiology
    Tiny Jaarsma
    1Department of Social and Welfare studies, Faculty of Health Sciences, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 13:9-21. 2014
    ..In this paper, knowledge gaps in current research related to cardiovascular patient care are identified, upcoming challenges are explored and recommendations for future research are given. ..
  50. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of a nurse-led education and psychosocial programme for patients with chronic heart failure and their partners
    Susanna Agren
    Thoracic and Vascular Nursing, Department of Medicine and Health Sciences, Linkoping University, Division of Nursing Sciences, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    J Clin Nurs 22:2347-53. 2013
    ..This randomised controlled trial was conducted to estimate the cost-effectiveness of a nurse-led education and psychosocial support programme for patients with heart failure (HF) and their partners...
  51. doi request reprint Components of heart failure management in home care; a literature review
    Tiny Jaarsma
    Linkoping University, Norrkoping, Sweden
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 12:230-41. 2013
    ..The objective of this review was to describe which components of HF (home) care are found in research studies addressing homecare interventions in the HF population...
  52. doi request reprint Patients' experiences of the implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD); with a focus on battery replacement and end-of-life issues
    Christina Fluur
    Department of Cardiology UHL, County Council of Ostergotland, Linkoping, Sweden
    Heart Lung 42:202-7. 2013
    ..ICD deactivation at end-of-life is technically uncomplicated. However, it may present a psychological challenge to healthcare professionals, patients, and next-of-kin...
  53. ncbi request reprint Heart failure clinics are still useful (more than ever?)
    Tiny Jaarsma
    Department of Social and Welfare Studies, Faculty of Health Sciences, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden Electronic address
    Can J Cardiol 30:272-5. 2014
    ..In this article we describe the initial need for HF clinics, reflect on their development over time, and discuss the role of HF clinics in context of the current need for HF disease management. ..
  54. doi request reprint A middle-range theory of self-care of chronic illness
    Barbara Riegel
    School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, 418 Curie Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    ANS Adv Nurs Sci 35:194-204. 2012
    ..Assumptions and propositions of the theory are specified. Factors influencing self-care including experience, skill, motivation, culture, confidence, habits, function, cognition, support from others, and access to care are described...
  55. ncbi request reprint Ambulance use in patients with acute myocardial infarction
    Ingela Johansson
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital, Linkoping, Sweden
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 19:5-12. 2004
    ..To explore the choice of transportation mode to hospital in patients experiencing acute myocardial infarction...
  56. ncbi request reprint Organisation of care for Swedish patients with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator, a national survey
    Kärstin Bolse
    Department of Medicine and Health Sciences, Division of Nursing Science, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    J Clin Nurs 20:2600-8. 2011
    ..To describe the clinical aspects of implantable cardioverter defibrillators care in Sweden with focus on organisation, the role and education of nurses, patient information and education and areas in need of improvement...