Publications

2018

Östbring MJ, Eriksson T, Petersson G, Hellström L. Motivational Interviewing and Medication Review in Coronary Heart Disease (MIMeRiC): Intervention Development and Protocol for the Process Evaluation. JMIR Research Protocols 2018;7(1):e21

Liljeroos M, Strömberg A, Årestedt K, Chung M. Mediation effect of depressive symptoms in the relationship between perceived control and well-being in patients with heart failure and their partners. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, https://doi.org/10.1177/1474515118755721, in press.

 

2017

Ingadottir B, Blondal K, Thue D, Zoega S, Thylén I, Jaarsma T. Development, Usability, and Efficacy of a Serious Game to Help Patients Learn About Pain Management After Surgery: An Evaluation Study. JMIR Serious Games 2017;5(2)

 

2016

Andreae C, Strömberg A, Årestedt K. Prevalence and associated factors for decreased appetite among patients with stable heart failure. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 2016, 25(11-12):1703-12.

 Byrne M, Doherty S, Fridlund BG, Mårtensson J, Steinke EE, Jaarsma T, Devane D. Sexual counselling for sexual problems in patients with cardiovascular disease. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2016 Feb 24;2:CD010988. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD010988.pub2. Review.

 

Eckerblad J, Theander K, Ekdahl AW, Jaarsma T. Symptom trajectory and symptom burden in older people with multimorbidity, secondary outcome from the RCT AGe-FIT study. J Adv Nurs 2016 Nov;72(11):2773-83.

Ekdahl AW, Alwin J, Eckerblad J, Husberg M, Jaarsma T, Mazya AL, Milberg A, Krevers B, Unosson M, Wiklund R, Carlsson P. Long-Term Evaluation of the Ambulatory Geriatric Assessment: A Frailty Intervention Trial (AGe-FIT): Clinical Outcomes and Total Costs After 36 Months. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2016 Mar 1;17(3):263-8.

Hjelmfors, L. Strömberg, A. Karlsson, K. Olsson, L. Jaarsma, T. Simulation to teach nursing students about end-of-life care. J Hosp Pall Nursing. 2016. Dec;18(6) 512-517.

Ingadottir B, Blondal K, Jaarsma T, Thylen I. Perceptions about traditional and novel methods to learn about postoperative pain management: a qualitative study. J Adv Nurs. 2016;72(11):2672-2683.

Israelsson J, Lilja G, Bremer A, Stevenson-Ågren J, Årestedt K. Post cardiac arrest care and follow-up in Sweden – a national web-survey (BMC Nursing, 2016).

Johansson P, van der Wal MH, Strömberg A, Waldreus N, Jaarsma T. Fluid restriction in patients with heart failure: how should we think? Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs. 2016 Aug;15(5):301-4.

Johansson P, Alehagen U, van der Wal MH, Svensson E, Jaarsma T. Vitamin D levels and depressive symptoms in patients with chronic heart failure. Int J Cardiol. 2016;207:185-9.

Jonkman NH, Westland H, Groenwold RH, Ågren S, Anguita M, Blue L, Bruggink-Andre de la Porte PW, DeWalt DA, Hebert PL, Heisler M, Jaarsma T, Kempen GI, Leventhal ME, Lok DJ, Mårtensson J, Muniz J, Otsu H, Peters-Klimm F, Rich MW, Riegel B, Strömberg A, Tsuyuki RT, Trappenburg JC, Schuurmans MJ, Hoes AW. What Are Effective Program Characteristics of Self-Management Interventions in Patients With Heart Failure? An Individual Patient Data Meta-analysis. J Card Fail. 2016;22(11):861871.

Jonkman NH, Westland H, Groenwold RH, Ågren S, Atienza F, Blue L, Bruggink-Andre de la Porte PW, DeWalt DA, Hebert PL, Heisler M, Jaarsma T, Kempen GI, Leventhal ME, Lok DJ, Mårtensson J, Muniz J, Otsu H, Peters-Klimm F, Rich MW, Riegel B, Strömberg A, Tsuyuki RT, van Veldhuisen DJ, Trappenburg JC, Schuurmans MJ, Hoes AW. Do Self-Management Interventions Work in Patients With Heart Failure? An Individual Patient Data Meta-Analysis. Circulation. 2016 ;133(12):1189-98.

Kato NP, Kinugawa K, Sano M, Kogure A, Sakuragi F, Kobukata K, Ohtsu H, Wakita S, Jaarsma T, Kazuma K. How effective is an in-hospital heart failure self-care program in a Japanese setting? Lessons from a randomized controlled pilot study. Patient Prefer Adherence. 2016 Feb 18;10:171-81.

Köhler AK, Nilsson S, Jaarsma T, Tingström P. Health beliefs about lifestyle habits differ between patients and spouses 1 year after a cardiac event – a qualitative analysis based on the Health Belief Model. Scand J Caring Sci. 2016 Jul 21. doi: 10.1111/scs.12351.

Lundgren JG, Dahlström Ö, Andersson G, Jaarsma T, Kärner Köhler A, Johansson P. The Effect of Guided Web-Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy on Patients With Depressive Symptoms and Heart Failure: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial.J Med Internet Res. 2016 3;18(8):e194. doi: 10.2196/jmir.5556.

Luttik ML, Jaarsma T, Strömberg A. Changing needs of heart failure patients and their families during the illness trajectory: A challenge for health care. Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 2016;15(5):298-300.

Luttik M, Goossens E, Ågren S, Jaarsma T, Mårtensson J, Thompson DR, Moons P, Strömberg A; Undertaking Nursing Interventions Throughout Europe (UNITE) research group Attitudes of nurses towards family involvement in the care for patients with cardiovascular diseases. Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs. 2016 Jul 28. pii: 1474515116663143.

Mourad G, Strömberg A, Jonsbu E, Gustafsson M, Johansson P, Jaarsma T.Guided Internet-delivered cognitive behavioural therapy in patients with non-cardiac chest pain – a pilot randomized controlled study. Trials. 2016;17(1):352.

Mourad G, Strömberg A, Johansson P, Jaarsma T. Depressive Symptoms, Cardiac Anxiety, and Fear of Body Sensations in Patients with Non-Cardiac Chest Pain, and Their Relation to Healthcare-Seeking Behavior: A Cross-Sectional Study. Patient 2016;9(1):69-77

Nord A, Lundgren J, Bremer A, Carlsson J, Israelsson J. Apropå! – HLR och rätten till en värdig död (Läkartidningen, 2016).

Mourad G, Strömberg A, Jonsbu E, Gustavsson M, Johansson P, Jaarsma T. Guided Internet-delivered cognitive behavioural therapy in patients with noncardiac
chest pain – a pilot randomized controlled study. Trials (2016) 17:352.

Waldreus N, Hahn RG, Lyngå P, van der Wal MH, Hägglund E, Jaarsma T. Changes in Thirst Intensity During Optimization of Heart Failure Medical Therapy by Nurses at the Outpatient Clinic. J Cardiovasc Nurs. 2016;31(5):E17-24.

van der Wal MH, Strömberg A, van Veldhuisen DJ, Jaarsma T. Heart failure patients’ future expectations and their association with disease severity, quality of life, depressive symptoms and clinical outcomes. Int J Clin Pract 2016 Jun;70:469-76.

 

2015

Andreae C, Strömberg A, Sawatzky R, Årestedt K. (2015). Psychometric Evaluation of two appetite questionnaires in patients with heart failure. Journal of Cardiac Failure, 21(12), 954-958

Hjelmfors, L. van der Wal, M. Mårtensson, J. Friedrichsen, M. Strömberg, A, Jaarsma, T. Patient-Nurse Communication about Prognosis and End-of-Life Care. J Palliat Med 2015;18:865-71.

Ingadottir B, Thylén I, Jaarsma T. Knowledge expectations, self-care and health complaints of heart failure patients scheduled for cardiac resynchronization therapy implantation. Patient Preference and Adherence, 2015:9 913-921

Jaarsma, T., Klompstra, L., Ben Gal, T., Boyne, J., Vellone, E., Bäck, M., Strömberg, A. (2015). Increasing exercise capacity and quality of life of patients with heart failure through Wii gaming: the rationale, design and methodology of the HF-Wii study; a multicentre randomized controlled trial. European Journal of Heart Failure, 17(7), 743-748.

Johansson, P., Svensson, E., Alehagen, U., Jaarsma, T. & Broström, A. (2015). The contribution of hypoxia to the association between sleep apnoea, insomnia, and cardiovascular mortality in community-dwelling elderly with and without cardiovascular disease. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 14(3), 222-231.

Johansson, P., Svensson, E., Alehagen, U., Dahlström, U., Jaarsma, T. & Broström, A. (2015). Sleep disordered breathing, hypoxia and inflammation: associations with sickness behaviour in community dwelling elderly with and without cardiovascular disease. Sleep and Breathing, 19(1), 263-271.

Johansson, P., Broström, A., Sanderman, R. Jaarsma, T. The Course of Sleep Problems in Patients With Heart Failure and Associations to Rehospitalizations. Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. 2015 Sep-Oct;30(5):403-10. doi: 10.1097/JCN.0000000000000176.

Liljeroos M, Agren S, Jaarsma T, Arestedt K, Stromberg A. Long Term Follow-Up after a Randomized Integrated Educational and Psychosocial Intervention in Patient-Partner Dyads Affected by Heart Failure. PloS one. 2015;10(9):e0138058.

Lundgren, J., Andersson, G., Dahlström, Ö., Jaarsma, T., Kärner Köhler, A. & Johansson, P. (2015). Internet-based cognitive behavior therapy for patients with heart failure and depressive symptoms: A proof of concept study. Patient Education and Counseling, 98(8), 935-942.

Mourad G, Stromberg A, Johansson P, Jaarsma T. Depressive Symptoms, Cardiac Anxiety, and Fear of Body Sensations in Patients with Non-Cardiac Chest Pain, and Their Relation to Healthcare-Seeking Behavior: A Cross-Sectional Study. Patient 2015, DOI:10.1007/s40271-015-0125-0.

Näsström L, Idvall E, Strömberg A. Heart failure patients description of participation in structured home care. Health Expect. 2015 Oct;18(5):1384-96. doi: 10.1111/hex.12120. Epub 2013 Aug 21.

Piepoli, M. F., Binno, S., Corra, U., Seferovic, P., Conraads, V., Jaarsma, T., Ponikowski, P. P. (2015). ExtraHF survey: the first European survey on implementation of exercise training in heart failure patients. European Journal of Heart Failure, 17(6), 631-638.

Thylén I, Ericsson M, Hellström Ängerud K, Isaksson R-M, Sederholm Lawesson S. First medical contact in STEMI patients and its impact on time to diagnosis; an explorative cross-sectional study. BMJ Open 2015;5:e007059. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2014-007059

Thylén I, Strömberg A, Chung ML, Moser DK. Defibrillating shocks: a mediator between ICD-related concerns and psychological distress? Europace 2015; August 31 doi:10.1093/europace/euv220

 Ågren, S., Strömberg, A., Jaarsma, T. & Luttik, M. L. (2015). Caregiving tasks and caregiver burden; effects of an psycho-educational intervention in partners of patients with post-operative heart failure. Heart & Lung, 44(4), 270-275.

2014

Ahldén KC M, Rönning H, Ågren S. Facing the unexpected: Psychosocial support to relatives in case of complications after cardiac surgery – a pilot study. Clinical Nursing Studies, 2014, Vol. 2, No. 2

Fluur C, Bolse K, Strömberg A, Thylén I. Spouses’ reflections on ICD treatment with focus on the future and the end-of-life. Journal of Advanced Nursing. 2014 Aug;70(8):1758-69. DOI:10.1111/jan.12330

Hjelm C, Broström A, Dahl A, Johansson B, Fredriksson M, Strömberg A. Factors associated with cognitive dysfunction and dementia in heart failure patients in late life – a longitudinal study. Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. 2014 Jan-Feb;29(1):82-90. doi: 10.1097/JCN.0b013e318275543d.

Hjelmfors L, Abrandt Dahlgren M, Kärner A, Tingström P. Problem-based learning used in the context of cardiac rehabilitation: different scenes and different roles. Studies in Continuing Education, 2014;36,(2):218–232, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0158037X.2014.904779

Hjelmfors L, Strömberg A, Friedrichsen M, Mårtensson J, Jaarsma T. Communicating prognosis and end-of-life care to heart failure patients: a survey of heart failure nurses’ perspectives. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing 2014;13 (2): 152-161

Israelsson J, Persson C, Strömberg, A. Årestedt K. Is there a difference in survival between men and women suffering in-hospital cardiac arrest? (Heart & Lung, 2014).

Jaarsma, T., Fridlund, B. & Mårtensson, J. (2014). Sexual dysfunction in heart failure patients. Current heart failure reports, 11(3), 330-336.

Jaarsma T, Deaton C, Fitzsimmons D, Fridlund B, Hardig BM, Mahrer-Imhof R, Moons P, Noureddine S, O’Donnell S, Pedersen SS, Stewart S, Strömberg A, Thompson DR, Tokem Y, Kjellström B. Research in cardiovascular care: A position statement of the Council on Cardiovascular Nursing and Allied Professionals of the European Society of Cardiology. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. 2014 Feb;13(1):9-21. doi:10.1177/1474515113509761. Epub 2013 Oct 23.

Johansson P, Riegel B, Svensson E, Broström A, Alehagen U, Dahlström U, Jaarsma T. Sickness behaviour in community dwelling elderly: associations with impaired cardiac function and inflammation. Biological Research for Nursing. 2014 Jan;16(1):105-13. doi: 10.1177/1099800412466170. Epub 2012

Kato, N., Jaarsma, T. & Ben Gal, T. (2014). Learning self-care after left ventricular assist device implantation. Current Heart Failure Reports, 11(3), 290-298.

Klompstra, L., Jaarsma, T. & Strömberg, A. (2014). Exergaming to increase the exercise capacity and daily physical activity in heart failure patients: a pilot study. BMC Geriatrics, 14(119).

Liljeroos, M., Agren, S., Jaarsma, T., Stromberg, A. Perceived caring needs in patient-partner dyads affected by heart failure: A qualitative study. Journal of Clinical Nursing 2014;23:2928–2938 doi: 10.1111/jocn.12588

Näsström L, Jaarsma T, Idvall E, Årestedt K, Strömberg A. Patient participation in patients with heart failure receiving structured home care-a prospective longitudinal study. BMC Health Services Research.2014, 14:633

Oterhals, K., Deaton, C., De Geest, S., Jaarsma, T., Lenzen, M., Moons, P., Norekval, T. M. (2014). European cardiac nurses current practice and knowledge on anticoagulation therapy. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 13(3), 261-269.

Strömberg A, Fluur C, Miller J, Chung ML, Moser DK, Thylén I. Implantable cardioverter defibrillator recipients’ understanding of ethical issues, ICD capacity, and practical consequences of withdrawing the ICD in the end-of-life. PACE 2014 Jul;37(7):834-42. doi: 10.1111/pace.12353. Epub 2014 Jan 31

 Thylén I, Dekker RL, Jaarsma T, Strömberg A, Moser DK. Characteristics associated with anxiety, depressive symptoms, and quality-of-life in a large cohort of implantable cardioverter defibrillator recipients. J Psychosomatic Medicine 2014 Aug;77(2):122-127

Thylén I, Wenemark M, Fluur C, Strömberg A,Bolse K, Årestedt K. Development and evaluation of the ”EOL-ICD Questionnaire” as a measure of Experiences, Attitudes and Knowledge in End-of-Life in patients living with an Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing 2014 Apr;13(2):142-51. doi: 10.1177/1474515113515563. Epub 2013 Dec 1.

Vellone E, Jaarsma T, Strömberg A, Fida R, Arestedt K, Rocco G, Cocchieri A, Alvaro R. The European Heart Failure Self-care Behaviour Scale: New insights into factorial structure, reliability, precision and scoring procedure. Patient Education and Counselling. 2014 Jan;94(1):97-102. doi:10.1016/j.pec.2013.09.014. Epub 2013 Sep 25.

Verheijden Klompstra, L., Jaarsma, T. & Strömberg, A. (2014). Exergaming in older adults: A scoping review and implementation potential for patients with heart failure. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 13(5), 388-398.

Waldréus N, van der Wal MH, Hahn RG, van Veldhuisen DJ, Jaarsma T. Thirst trajectory and factors associated with persistent thirst in patients with heart failure. Journal of Cardiac Failure 2014; 20: 689-695.

Ågren S, Berg S, Svedjeholm R, Strömberg A. Psychoeducational support to post cardiac surgery heart failure patients and their partners-A randomised pilot study. Intensive Crit Care Nurs. 2014 Jun 23.

Ågren S, Ivarsson B, Rönning H. The Unsteady Mainstay of the Family: Now Adult Children’s, Retrospective View on Social Support in Relation to Their Parent’s Heart Transplantation. Nursing Research and Practice, vol. 2014, Article ID 541241, 7 pages, 2014. doi:10.1155/2014/541241.

Årestedt K, Ågren S, Flemme I, Moser DK, Strömberg A. A psychometric evaluation of the four-item version of the Control Attitudes Scale for patients with cardiac disease and their partners. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. 2014 Mar 26.

 

2013

Aidemark J, Askenäs L, Mårtensson J, Strömberg A. Understanding Heart Failure Care as a Patient Learning Process. Procedia Technology 2013, 9:930–39. doi: 10.1016/j.protcy.

Bolse K, Thylén I, Strömberg A. Healthcare professionals’ experiences of delivering care to patients with an Implantable cardioverter defibrillator.                                                       European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing 2013;12:346-352

Fluur C, Bolse K, Strömberg A, Thylén I. Patients’ experiences of the implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD); with a focus on battery replacement and end-of-life issues. Heart & Lung 2013;42:202-207

Hare DL, Toukhsati SR, Johansson P, Jaarsma T. Depression and cardiovascular disease: a clinical review. European Heart Journal. 2013 1;35(21):1365-72. doi: 10.1093/eurheartj/eht462.

Hjelm C, Strömberg A, Årestedt K, Broström A. Association between sleep-disordered breathing, sleep–wake pattern, and cognitive impairment among patients with chronic heart failure. European Journal of Heart Failure 2013 May;15(5):496-504. doi: 10.1093/eurjhf/hft014. Epub 2013 Feb 7.

Jaarsma T, Strömberg A, Årestedt K, Broström A, Kärner A, Mårtensson J, Moons P, Thylén I, Thompson D R. A good manuscript review for the European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing 2013;12:102-103

Jaarsma T, Strömberg A, Ben Gal T, Cameron J, Driscoll A, Duengen HD, Inkrot S, Huang TY, Huyen NN, Kato N, Köberich S, Lupón J, Moser DK, Pulignano G, Rabelo ER, Suwanno J, Thompson DR, Vellone E, Alvaro R, Yu D, Riegel B. Comparison of self-care behaviors of heart failure patients in 15 countries worldwide. Patient Education and Counselling. 2013; 92:114-120.

Jaarsma T, Larsen T, Strömberg A. Practical guide on home health in heart failure patients. International Journal of Integrated Care. 2013 Nov 4;13:e043.

Jaarsma T, Brons M, Kraai I, Luttik ML, Strömberg A. Components of optimal heart failure management in home care; a literature review. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 2013 Jun;12(3):230-41. doi: 10.1177/1474515112449539. Epub 2012 Jun 15.

Johansen PP, Zwisler AD, Hastrup-Svendsen J, Frederiksen M, Lindschou J, Winkel P, Gluud C, Giraldi A, Steinke E, Jaarsma T, Berg SK. The CopenHeartSF trial–comprehensive sexual rehabilitation programme for male patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillator or ischaemic heart disease and impaired sexual function: protocol of a randomised clinical trial. BMJ Open. 2013 Nov 25;3(11):e003967. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2013-003967.

Johansson P, Lesman-Leegte I, Lundgren J, Hillege HL, Hoes A, Sanderman R, van Veldhuisen DJ, Jaarsma T. Time-course of depressive symptoms in patients with heart failure. Journal of Psychosomatic Research. 2013 Mar;74(3):238-43.

Klompstra LV, Jaarsma T, Strömberg A. 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. Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine. 2013 Jun 24;45(6):599-602.

 Mourad G, Alwin J, Strömberg A, Jaarsma T. Societal costs of non-cardiac chest pain compared with ischemic heart disease – a longitudinal study. BMC Health Services Research.2013, 13:403. DOI: 10.1186/10.1186/1472-6963-13-403.

Oterhals K, Deaton C, De Geest S, Jaarsma T, Lenzen M, Moons P, Mårtensson J, Smith K, Stewart S, Strömberg A, Thompson DR, Norekvål TM. European cardiac nurses’ current practice and knowledge on anticoagulation therapy. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. 2013 May 27.

Rönning H, Nielsen N-E, Strömberg A, Thilen U, Swahn E. Development and evaluation of a computer-based educational program for adults with congenitally malformed hearts. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. 2013 Feb;12(1):78-86. doi: 10.1177/1474515111432999. Epub 2012 Mar 28.

Steinke EE, Jaarsma T, Barnason SA, Byrne M, Doherty S, Dougherty CM, Fridlund B, Kautz DD, Mårtensson J, Mosack V, Moser DK; on behalf of the Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing of the American Heart Association and the ESC Council on Cardiovascular Nursing and Allied Professions (CCNAP). Sexual Counselling for Individuals With Cardiovascular Disease and Their Partners: A Consensus Document From the American Heart Association and the ESC Council on Cardiovascular Nursing and Allied Professions (CCNAP). European Heart Journal. 2013 Jul 29 and Circulation. 2013 Jul 29

Thylén I, Moser DK, Chung ML, Miller J, Fluur C, Strömberg A. Are ICD recipients able to foresee if they want to withdraw therapy or deactivate defibrillator shocks? International Journal of Cardiology: Heart & Vessel Open Access 2013 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijchv.2013.11.001

Waldréus N, Hahn RG, Jaarsma T. Thirst in heart failure: a systematic literature review. European Journal of Heart Failure 2013; 15(2): 141-149.

Wieslander I, Mårtensson J, Fridlund B, Svedberg P. Factors influencing female patients’ recovery after their first myocardial infarction as experienced by cardiac rehabilitation nurses. Open Journal of Nursing 2013, 3:230-240. doi.org/10.4236/ojn.2013.32032

Wu E, Mårtensson J, Broström A. Enhanced external counterpulsation in patients with refractory angina pectoris: A pilot study with six months follow-up regarding physical capacity and health-related quality of life. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. 2013 Oct;12(5):437-45. doi: 10.1177/1474515112468067. Epub 2012 Dec 21.

Ågren S, Davidson T, Evangelista L, Strömberg A. Cost-effectiveness of a nurse-led education and psychosocial program for patients with heart failure and their partners. Journal of Clinical Nursing 2013;22(15-16):2347-53.

Årestedt K, Johansson P, Saveman B.I, Blomkvist K. Social support in patients with heart failure. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. 2013 Feb;12(1):69-77. doi: 10.1177/1474515111432997. Epub 2012 Mar 28.

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