Peer Reviewed Publications -
School of Health Science 2005-2011



Weiber I, Berglund J, Tengland PA, Eklund M. (2011) Children born to women with intellectual disabilities - 5-year incidence in a Swedish county. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research. Vol. 55, part: 11, pp: 1078-1085.

Sandström, B., Borglin G., Nilsson, R., Willman, A. (2011) Promoting the implementation of evidence-based practice: A literature review focusing on the role of nursing leadership. Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing, 8, 4, 212-223. 

Borglin, G., Gustafsson, M., & Krona, H. (2011). A theory-based educational intervention targeting nurses' attitudes and knowledge concerning cancer-related pain management: A study protocol of a quasi-experimental design. BMC Health Service Research, 11:233.

Genet N., Boerma W., Kringos D., Bouman A., Francke A.L, Fagerstrom C, Melchiorre G.M. & Devillé W. Home care in Europe: a systematic litterature review.  BMC Health Services Research, 2011, 11:207 30 augusti 2011

Hellström, A., Fagerström, C.  & Willman, A. (2011). Promoting sleep by non-pharmacological nursing interventions in health care settings. A systematic review. Worldviews of Evidence based Nursing, Volume: 8, Issue 3, pages 128-142

Bohman, D.M., van Wyk, N.C. & Ekman, S.-L. (2011) South Africans' experiences of being old and of care and caring in a transitional period. The International Journal of Older People Nursing, Vol:6, Iss: 3, p: 187-195

Renvert, S; Persson, RE; Persson, GR. (2011) A history of frequent dental care reduces the risk of tooth loss but not periodontitis in older subjects. Swedish Dental Journal. Vol: 35, Issue: 2, Pages: 69-76

Holst G., Edberg A-K. (2011) Wellbeing among people with dementia and their next of kin over a period of 3 yearsScandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences. Volume 25, issue. 3, pages 549-557, september 2011.

Roos-Jansaker, AM; Lindahl, C; Persson, GR; Renvert, S. (2011) Long-Term stability of surgical bone regenerative procedures of peri-implantitis lesions in a prospective cas-control study over 3 years. Journal of Clinical Periodontology. Vol: 38, Issue: 6, Pages: 590-597. ISI

Rutger Persson G, Roos Jansåker AM, Lindahl C, Renvert S. (2011) Microbiological Results Following Non- Surgical ER:YAG Laser or Air-Abrasive Treatment of Peri-Implantitis. A Randomized Clinical Trial. Journal of Periodontology 2011, Vol. 82, No. 9, Pages 1267-1278 , DOI 10.1902/jop.2011.100660

Renvert, S., Polyzois, I., Claffey, N. (2011) How do implant surface carachteristics influence peri-implant disease? Journal of Clinical Periodontology, vol: 38, supplement: 11, pages: 214-222

Richards, D.A., Borglin, G., (2011) Implementation of psychological therapies for anxiety and depression in routine practice: Two year prospective cohort study. Journal of Affective Disorders. 133, 51-60

Renvert S, Lindahl C, Roos Jansåker AM, Persson GR.Treatment of peri-implantitis using an Er:YAG laser or an air-abrasive device: a randomized clinical trial.J Clin Periodontol. 2011;38:65-73.

Fagerström C., Palmqvist R., Carlsson J. & Hellström Y. (2011) Malnutrition and Cognitive impairment among people 60 years of age and above living in regular housing and in special housing in Sweden. A population-based cohort study.International Journal of Nursing Studies 48  863-871.

Renvert S, Berglund J, Persson RE, Persson GR. (2011) Osteoporosis and peridontitis in older subjects participating in the Swedish National Study on Aging and Care (SNAC-Blekinge).Acta Odontol Scand , Vol 69, Issue 4, Pages: 201-207.

Fagerström, C. & Hellström, A., (2011) Sleep complaints and their association with comorbidity and health related quality of life in a Swedish older population Aging & Mental Health. Vol. 15, No. 2, March 2011, 204-213

Nilsson. I-M., List, T. & Willman, A. (2011) Adolescents with TMD pain - the Living with TMD pain phenomenon Journal of Orofacial Pain. Vol. 25; (2) 107-116

Richards, D.A., & Borglin, G., (2011)  Complex Interventions and Nursing: looking through a new lens at nursing research International Journal of Nursing Studies. 48, 5, 531-533

Persson GR, Berglund J, Persson RE, Renvert S. (2011) Prediction of hip and hand fractures in older persons with or without a diagnosis of peridontitis. Bone;48(3):552-6.

Sjögren K, Ekvall Hansson E, Stjernberg L. Parenthood and factors that influence outdoor recreational physical activity from a gender perspective. BMC Public Health 2011, 11:93


Sjögren K, Stjernberg L. A gender perspective on factors that influence outdoor recreational physical activity among the elderly. BMC Geriatrics 2010;10:34

Bahtsevani, C., Willman, A., Stoltz, P & Östman, M. (2010) Experiences of the implementation of clinical practice guidelines - interviews with nurse managers and nurses in hospital care. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences, Volume 24, Issue 3, Pages: 514-522.

Borglin, G., Richards, D., (2010). Randomisation eliminates bias in experimental nursing science: myth, association or causality? A discussion on the current position of evidence based nursing. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 47, 1, 123-128.

Fagerström C. & Borglin G. (2010) Mobility, Functional ability and Health Related Quality of Life among people of 60 or above. Aging Clinical and Experimental Research 22 (5/6), 387-394.

Fiddler, M., Borglin, G., Galloway, A., Jackson, C., McGowan, L., Lovell, K., (2010). The traditional once a week ward round or the daily in-patient meeting? A multidisciplinary mental health teams experience of new ways of working. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 19, 2, 119 - 127.

Gebru, K. & Willman, A. (2010) Education to promote culturally competent nursing care - students' responses to open-ended questions in a questionnaire. Nurse Education Today, volume 30, issue 1, 54-60.

Hellström A., Hagell P., Fagerström C. & Willman A. (2010) Measurement properties of the Minimal Insomnia Symptom Scale (MISS) in an elderly population in Sweden. BMC Geriatric 10 (84), 1-22.

Holst G., Willman A., Fagerström C., Borg C., Hellström Y. & Borglin G. (2010) Quality of Care: Prevention of pressure ulcers - Nursing Students facilitating evidence- based practice. Vård i Norden 30 (1), 40-42.


Rennemark, M., Lindwall, M., Halling A, & Berglund, J. (2009) Relationships between physical activity and perceived qualities of life in old age: Results from the Swedish National study om Aging and Care. Aging & Mental Health.13, 1, 1-8.

Factors related to frequent usage of the primary healthcare services in old age: findings from The Swedish National Study on Aging and Care Rennemark, M., Holst, G., Fagerström, C. & Halling, A. (2009). Factors related to frequent usage of the primary health care services in old age. Health & Social Care in the Community 17, 304-311.

Lämås, K., Willman, A., Lindholm, L. & Jacobsson, C. (2009). Economic Evaluation of Nursing Practices: A Review of Literature. International Nursing Review, 56, 13-20.

Eiman Johansson, M., Pilhammar Andersson, E & Willman, A. (2009). Nurses' clinical reasoning concerning management of peripheral venous cannulae. Journal of Clinical Nursing, Volume 18, pages 3366-3375

Turunen Olsson, P., Peterson, H., Willman, A. & Gardulf, A. (2009). Standardized care plans in Swedish health care: their quality and the extent to which they are used. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences, 2009; 23; 820-825.

Tradition in transition-intergenerational relations with focus on the aged and their family members in a South African contextBohman, D.M., van Wyk, N.C. & Ekman, S.-L. (2009). Tradition in Transition - intergenerational relations with focus on the aged and their family members in a South African context. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences, 23, 446-455.

Stoltz, P., Skärsäter, I. & Willman, A. (2009). "Insufficient evidence of effectiveness" is not "evidence of no effectiveness" - evaluating computer-based education for patients with severe mental illness. Worldviews of Evidence Based Nursing, volume 6, issue 4, 190-199

Jönsson, A-M. & Willman, A. (2009). Telenursing in home care services. Experiences of Registered Nurses. eJHI - electronic Journal of Health Informatics, Vol 4(1):e9.

Islamoska, J., Nilsson, R., Sjöström, K. & Willman, A. (2009). Arbetsmodeller som säkrar sjuksköterskekompetensen - en systematisk litteratursammanställning. Vård i Norden, Vol. 29; No. 2: 44-47.


Borg C., Fagerström C., Balducci C., Burholt V., Ferring D., Weber G., Wenger C., Holst G. & Hallberg IR. (2008) Life satisfaction in 6 European countries: The relationship to health, self-esteem, social and financial resources among people (aged 65-89) with reduced functional capacity. Geriatric Nursing 29 (1), 48-57.

Commentary on Wann-Hannson C, Hagell P, Willman A (2008) Risk factors and prevention among patients with hospital-acquired and pre-existing pressure ulcers in an acute care hospital. Journal of Clinical Nursing 17, 1718-1727 Response

Wann-Hansson, C., Hagell, P. & Willman, A. (2008). Risk factors and prevention among patients with hospital-acquired and pre-existing pressure ulcers in an acute care hospital. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 17; 1718-1727.

Bahtsevani, C., Willman, A., Khalaf, A. & Östman, M. (2008). Developing an instrument for evaluating implementation of clinical practice guidelines - a test-retest study. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice 14(5), 839-846.

Fagerström C., Persson H., Holst G, & Hallberg IR. (2008) Determinants of feeling hindered by health problems in daily life at 60 years and above. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences 22 (3), 410-421.

Gebru, K., Khalaf, A. & Willman, A. (2008). Outcome analysis of a research-based didactic model for education to promote culturally competent nursing care in Sweden - a questionnaire study. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences, 22; 348-356.

Stjernberg L, Holmkvist K, Berglund J. A newly detected tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) focus in south-east Sweden: a follow-up study of TBE-virus (TBEV) seroprevalence. Scand J Infect Dis 2008;40:4-10

Jönsson, A-M. & Willman, A. (2008). Implementation of Telenursing within Home Health Care. Journal of Telemedicin and e-Health, 14(10), 1057-1062.

Eiman Johansson, M., Pilhammar Andersson, E., Khalaf, A. & Willman, A. (2008). Registered nurses' adherence to clinical guidelines regarding peripheral venous catheters: a structured observational study. Worldviews of Evidence Based Nursing, 5(3), 148-159.

Willman, A, Burke, J., Smith. LN & Sveinsdottir, H. Review: A Report on Patient safety in Europe: Medication Errors and Hospital-acquired Infection. Journal of Research in Nursing, 2008, Vol 13; No 5, pp 451-454.

Willman, A. Hälsa och hopp inom omvårdnad. Omsorg, Nordisk tidskrift för palliativ medicin, 2008, vol 25, nr 3, ss 3-6.


Fagerström C., Holst G. & Hallberg IR. (2007) Feeling hindered by health problems and functional capacity at 60 years and above. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics 44 (2), 181-201.

Tärnhuvud, M., Wändel, C. & Willman, A. (2007). Nursing interventions to improve the health of men with prostate cancer undergoing radiotherapy: A review. European Journal of Oncology Nursing, 11, 328-339.

Stoltz, P., Pilhammar Andersson, E. & Willman, A. (2007). Support in nursing - An evolutionary concept analysis. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 44:8, 1478-1489.

Lindwall, M., Rennemark, M., Halling A, & Berglund, J & Hassmén, P. (2007). Depression and exercise in elderly men and women: Findings from the Swedish National study on Ageing and Care. Journal of Ageing and Physical Activity, 15, 1,41-55.

Gebru, K., Åhsberg, E. & Willman, A. (2007). Nursing and medical documentation on patients' cultural background. Journal of Clinical Nursing,16, 2056-2065.

Annika Larsson-Mauleon, Liisa Palo-Bengtsson, Sirkka-Liisa Ekman. Patients experiencing local anaesthesia and hip surgery. Journal of Clinical Nursing 2007. Vol 16, Iss: 5, P: 151-158

Jönsson, A-M. & Willman, A. (2007). Development of a consultation and teaching concept for leg wound treatment in home health care. Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare, 13:236-240.

Burholt V., Windle G., Ferring D., Balducci C., Fagerström C., Thissen F., Weber G. & Wenger CG. (2007) Reliability and validity of the older Americans resources and services (OARS) social resources scale in six European countries. Journal of Gerontology Series B 62 (6), 371-379.

Stjernberg L, Holmkvist K, Berglund J. A newly detected TBE focus in the south-eastern part of Sweden: a follow-up study of TBEV seroprevalence, 1991 and 2002. Eur J Public Health 2007;17:38-39 Suppl 2.

Bennet L, Stjernberg L, Berglund J. Effect of gender on clinical and epidemiological features of Lyme borreliosis. Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 2007; 7: 34-41.

Fagerström C., Borg C., Balducci C., Burholt V., Ferring D., Weber G., Wenger C., Holst G. & Hallberg IR. (2007) Life satisfaction and associated factors among people aged 60 years and above in six European countries. Applied Research in Quality of Life 2 (1), 33-50.

Bohman, D.M., Vasuthevan, S., van Wyk, N.C. & Ekman, S.-L. (2007)."We Clean Our Houses, Prepare for Weddings and Go to Funerals": Daily Lives of Elderly Africans in Majaneng, South Africa. Journal of Cross Cultural Gerontology, 22, 323-337.


Skärsäter, I. & Willman, A. (2006). The recovery process in major depression - an analysis employing Meleis' transition framework for deeper understanding as a foundation for nursing interventions. Advances in Nursing Science, Vol. 29, No 3, pp. 245-259.

Bennet L, Halling A, Berglund J. Increased incidence of Lyme borreliosis in southern Sweden following mild winters and during warm, humid summers. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 2006;25:426-32.

Jarefors S, Bennet L, You E, Forsberg P, Ekerfelt C, Berglund J, Ernerudh J. Lyme borreliosis reinfection: might it be explained by a gender difference in immune response? Immunology 2006;118:224-32.

Borg, C., Hallberg, I R., Blomqvist, K. (2006) Life satisfaction among older people (65+) with reduced self-care capacity - the relationship to social, health and financial aspects. Journal of Clinical Nursing. 15, 607-618.

Stoltz, P., Willman, A, & Udén, G. (2006).The meaning of support as narrated by family carers who care for a senior relative at home. Qualitative Health Research, 16(5): 594-610.

Stoltz, P., Lindholm, M., Udén, G. & Willman, A. (2006). The meaning of being supportive to family carers as narrated by registered nurses working in palliative home care. Nursing Science Quarterly, 19(2): 163-173.

Sten Isovaara, Maria Arman, Arne Rehnsfeldt. Family Suffering Related to War Experiences: an Interpretative Synopsis Review of the Literature from a Caring Science Perspective. Scandinavian Journal of Caring SciencesVol 20, Iss: 3, P: 241-250

Borg, C., Hallberg, I R. (2006). Life satisfaction among informal caregivers - in comparison to non caregivers. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences

Stjernberg L, Berglund J, Halling A. Age and gender effect on the use of herbal medicine products and food supplements by the elderly. Scand J Prim Health Care 2006;24:50-55.

Halling A, Berglund J. Concordance between elderly patient´s understanding of and their primary healthcare physician´s diagnosis of heart failure. Scand J Prim Health Care 2006;24:110-4

Bennet L, Fraenkel C-J, Stjernberg L, Garpmo U, Ingman M, Ornstein K, Berglund J. Clinical appearance of erythema migrans caused by Borrelia afzelii and Borrelia garinii – effect of the patient´s sex. Wien Klin Wochenschr 2006;118:531-537.

Halling A, Berglund J. Association of diagnosis of ischaemic heart disease, diabetes mellitus and heart failure with cognitive function in the elderly population. Eur J Gen Pract 2006;12:114-9.

Lena Gunningberg, Sara Carlsson, Ania Willman. EPUAP-protokollet - en europeisk metod för mätning av trycksårsförekomst. Vård I Norden, Vol 26, Iss: 2, P: 48-51

Borglin, G. Hellström, Y. Edberg, A-K. Hagberg, B. Westergren, A. Hallberg, IR. (2006) Psychometric testing of a quality of life scale among Swedish people 75 years and above in need of help with activities of daily living or not. Clinical Effectiveness in Nursing, Vol 9S1 pp e25-e43. doi:10.1016/j.cein.2006.11.001.


Nilsson, R., Björdal, C., Andersson, M., Björdal, J., Nyberg, A., Welin, B. & Willman, A. (2005). Health risks and occupational exposure to volatile anesthetics - a review with a systematic approach. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 14 (2), 173-186.

Anaesthesia care of older patients as experienced by nurse anaesthetists Mauleon AL, Palo-Bengtsson L, Ekman SL. Nurs Ethics. 2005 May;12(3):263-72.

Halling A, Persson RG, Berglund J, Johansson O, Renvert S. Comparison between the Klemetti index and heel DXA BMD measurements in the diagnosis of reduced skeletal bone mineral density in the elderly. Osteoporosis Int 2005;16:999-1003.

Stjernberg L, Berglund J. Detecting ticks on light versus dark clothing. Scand J Infect Dis. 2005;37:362-4.

Stjernberg L, Berglund J. Tick prevention in a population living in a highly endemic area. Scand J Public Health. 2005;33:432-8.

Bahtsevani, C., Khalaf, A. & Willman, A. (2005). Evaluating psychiatric nurses' awarness of evidence-based nursing publications. Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing, 2(4):196-207

Annersten, M. & Willman, A. (2005). Performing subcutaneous injections: a literature review. Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing, 2(3):122-130.






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