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Ewa-Lena Bratt

Senior lecturer/ nurse

Ewa-Lena Bratt
Senior lecturer/ nurse
+46 31 786 4450

Room number: 2323
Postal Address: Box 457, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Arvid wallgrens backe 20 biotech v 7 , 41346 Göteborg

Care in Long-term Conditions at Institute of Health and Care Sciences (More Information)
Box 457
405 30 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Arvid Wallgrens backe hus 1 och 2 , 413 46 Göteborg

About Ewa-Lena Bratt

Research Presentation
Ewa-Lena Bratt is a researcher with focus on transitions in health care. She is also a nurse specialized in health care for children and adolescents. Ewa-Lena has more than 25 years of experience in pediatric and youth care.

Ewa-Lena is one of the researchers in the research group "Health care transitions " She is the project leader for the national research project Stepstones. For more information see: She is also the national project-coordinator for the Adole7C-project (AdolesCents reCeiving Continuous Care for Childhood-onset Chronic Conditions). This is a international collaboration project with Capetown, South-Africa.

Research Group
Healthcare transitions

Ewa-Lena is responsible for the course “Complex care situations” during the 5th semester of the nursing program. She teaches mainly “Health care for children and young people” in the nursing program and in the postgraduate program in specialist nursing (advanced level).

Clinical activity
Ewa-Lena has worked since 1998 with children and adolescents with congenital heart disease. In her position as a university lecturer, she is working 20% at the department for pediatric cardiology at the Queen Silvia Children's Hospital, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg.

Children, parenting, health status, quality of life, long-term illnesses, congenital heart defects, prenatal diagnosis, screening, transition, adolescents, young persons

Latest publications

Self-Perceived Health Status and Sense of Coherence in Children With Type 1 Diabetes in the West Bank, Palestine.
Kawther Elissa, Ewa-Lena Bratt, Åsa B. Axelsson, Salam Khatib, Carina Sparud Lundin
Journal of transcultural nursing : official journal of the Transcultural Nursing Society, Journal article 2020
Journal article

Process evaluation of complex cardiovascular interventions: How to interpret the results of my trial?
Markus Saarijärvi, Lars Wallin, Ewa-Lena Bratt
European journal of cardiovascular nursing : journal of the Working Group on Cardiovascular Nursing of the European Society of Cardiology, Journal article 2020
Journal article

Processutvärdering av ett personcentrerat övergångsprogram för ungdomar med medfödda hjärtfel i övergång till vuxenlivet – STEPSTONES-projektet
Markus Saarijärvi, Lars Wallin, Hanna Gyllensten, Philip Moons, Ewa-Lena Bratt
Centrum för personcentrerad vård (GPCC) 10-årsjubileumskonferens 6-7 feb 2020, Konferenscentrum Wallenberg vid Sahlgrenska akademin i Göteborg, Poster 2020

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Reactions of Mothers and Fathers after Prenatal or Postnatal Diagnosis of Congenital Heart Disease.
Frida Grankvist Forsman, Stina Järvholm, Britt-Marie Ekman-Joelsson, Lars-Åke Mattsson, Mats Mellander et al.
53rd Annual Meeting of the Association for European Paediatric and Congenital Cardiology (AEPC) 15-18 May 2019, Seville, Spain., Poster 2019

Person-centered and Empowering Care for Adolescents with Chronic Conditions during Transition to Adulthood
Ewa-Lena Bratt, Mariela Acuña Mora, Markus Saarijärvi, Sandra Skogby, Anna-Lena Brorsson et al.
SAHM - Society of Adolescent and Health Medicine Annual meeting March 6-9 2019, Washington, US., Conference contribution 2019
Conference contribution

Parental Uncertainty About Transferring Their Adolescent with Congenital Heart Disease to Adult Care.
Åsa Burström, Mariela Acuña Mora, Maria Öjmyr-Joelsson, Carina Sparud Lundin, Annika Rydberg et al.
Journal of advanced nursing, Journal article 2019
Journal article

Urgency for Clarification of Concepts and Definitions related to Discontinuation of Follow-Up Care for Young People with Complex Chronic Conditions.
Sandra Skogby, Philip Moons, Ewa-Lena Bratt, Bengt Johansson, Eva Goossens
International Scientific Nursing and Midwifery Congress 2019, Leuven, Belgium 4-6 February 2019, Conference contribution 2019
Conference contribution


Adolescents with congenital heart disease own beliefs about their illness: illness perception and potential correlates
Mariela Acuña Mora, Åsa Burström, Carina Sparud Lundin, Katarina Hanseus, Annika Rydberg et al.
European Society of Cardiology Congress, Conference contribution 2018
Conference contribution

Parental Psychological Distress after Prenatal versus Postnatal Diagnosis of Complex Congenital Heart Disease
Mats Mellander, Stina Järvholm, Britt-Marie Ekman-Joelsson, Antje Johannsmeyer, Sven-Åke Carlsson et al.
52nd Annual Meeting of the Association for European Paediatric and Congenital Cardiology. 9-12 May. Athens, Greece., Conference paper 2018
Conference paper

Ready for the transfer to adult care—factors associated with transition readiness in adolescents with congenital heart disease
Åsa Burström, Mariela Acuña Mora, Carina Sparud Lundin, Maria Öjmyr Joelsson, Björn Frenckner et al.
52nd Annual Meeting of the Association for European Paeditric and Congenital Cardiology. 9-12 May. Athens, Greece., Poster 2018

Överföring från barnsjukvård till vuxensjukvård - ungdomar med medfödda hjärtfel
Ewa-Lena Bratt
Barnveckan 2018 23-26 april. Västerås, Conference contribution 2018
Conference contribution

Successful transfer to adult care: A nationwide study in patients with complex congenital heart lesions in Sweden
Sandra Skogby, Philip Moons, Bengt Johansson, Christina Christersson, Mikael Dellborg et al.
Association for European Paediatric and Congenital Cardiology - AEPC 2018, Aten, Poster 2018

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