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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 2019
Journal article

Patient empowerment and its correlates in young persons with congenital heart disease
Mariela Acuña Mora, Carina Sparud Lundin, Åsa Burström, Katarina Hanseus, Annika Rydberg et al.
European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, Journal article 2019
Journal article

Lack of Knowledge about Contraception and Pregnancy in Adolescent Girls with Congenital Heart Disease – There is Room for Improvement.
Åsa Burström, Mariela Acuña Mora, Carina Sparud Lundin, Annika Rydberg, Katarina Hanseus et al.
53rd Annual Meeting of the Association for European Paediatric and Congenital Cardiology (AEPC) 15-18 May 2019, Seville, Spain., Poster 2019

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Transfer and transition in patients with congenital heart disease. What, why, when and how?
Philip Moons, Eva Goossens, Ewa-Lena Bratt
XXXXIV Nordic Paediatric Cardiology Meeting in Umeå. 17-19 sept 2014, Conference contribution 2014
Conference contribution

Building up a transition program for young people with congenital heart disease: What works?
Ewa-Lena Bratt, Eva Goossens, Philip Moons
Joint Annual Meeting of the Swiss Society of Cardiology (SSC) and the Swiss society of Cardiac and Thoracic Vascular Surgery (SSCS). 12 Juni 2014. Interlaken, Schweiz, Conference contribution 2014
Conference contribution


Compliance with lifestyle recommendations in children and young adults with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
Ewa-Lena Bratt, Ingegerd Östman-Smith
6th World Congress in Paediatric Cardiology & Cardiac surgery. Kapstaden, Sydafrika., Poster 2013


The impact of pre-symptomatic screening diagnosis of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy through family screening
Ewa-Lena Bratt
46th Annual Meeting of the Association for European Paediatric and Congenital Cardiology (AEPC). Istanbul. Turkiet. , Conference contribution 2012
Conference contribution

The experience of being diagnosed with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy through family screening in childhood and adolescence
Ewa-Lena Bratt, Carina Sparud Lundin, Ingegerd Östman-Smith, Åsa B. Axelsson
Cardiology in the Young. 46th Annual Meeting of the Association for European Paediatric and Congenital Cardiology. 23-26 maj 2012. Istanbul. Turkiet., Poster 2012


Diagnosis of familial asymptomatic HCM: impact of the diagnosis on quality of life
Ewa-Lena Bratt
41st Nordic Paediatric Cardiology Meeting, Helsinki, Finland., Conference contribution 2011
Conference contribution

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