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Porfolio UNITE (Undertaking Nursing Interventions Throughout Europe)



Publications in international, peer-reviewed journals l Publications in national or non peer-reviewed journalsAbstract l Presentations l Grants and contracts

Publications in international, peer-reviewed journals

Undertaking Nursing Interventions Throughout Europe (UNITE) Study Group. A survey of coronary risk factors in a cohort of cardiac nurses from Europe: do nurses practise what they preach? European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing 2002;1:57-60. Abstract

Undertaking Nursing Interventions Throughout Europe (UNITE) Study Group. Undertaking nursing interventions throughout Europe: research activities of the working group on cardiovascular nursing of the European Society of cardiology. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing 2002;1:167-169. Abstract

Stewart S, Jaarsma T. Research in Cardiovascular Nursing in Europe: Toward a UNITED Approach. Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing 2001;16: 69-72.

Jaarsma T, Stewart S, De Geest S, Fridlund S, Heikkilä J, Mårtensson J, Moons P, Scholte op Reimer W, Smith K, Strömberg A, Thompson DR. A survey of coronary risk factors and B-type natriuretic peptide concentrations in cardiac nurses from Europe: do nurses still practice what they preach? European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing 2004; 3: 3-6. Abstract

Moons P, Scholte op Reimer W, De Geest S, Fridlund B, Heikkila J, Jaarsma T, Martensson J, Smith KM, Stewart S, Stromberg A, Thompson DR. Nurse specialists in adult congenital heart disease: The current state in Europe. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing 2006; 5: 60-67.

Lenzen M, Scholte op Reimer W, Norekvål TM, De Geest S, Fridlund B, Heikkila J, Jaarsma T, Martensson J, Moons P, Smith K, Stewart S, Stromberg A, Thompson DR, Wijns W. Pharmacological treatment and perceived health status during 1-year follow-up in patients diagnosed with coronary artery disease, but ineligible for revascularization: Results from the Euro Heart Survey on coronary revascularization. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing 2006; 5: 115-121.

Jaarsma T, Stromberg A, De Geest S, Fridlund B, Heikkila J, Martensson J, Moons P, Scholte op Reimer W, Smith K, Stewart S, Thompson DR. Heart failure management programmes in Europe. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing 2006, 5: 197-205.

Scholte op Reimer W, Moons P, De Geest S, Fridlund B, Heikkila J, Jaarsma T, Lenzen M, Martensson J, Norekvål TM, Smith K, Stewart S, Stromberg A, Thompson DR. Cardiovascular risk estimation by professionally active cardiovascular nurses: Results from the Basel 2005 nurses cohort. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing 2006, 5: 258-263.

Moons P. Fleck D, Jaarsma T, Norekval TM, Smith K, Stromberg A, Thompson DR, Budts W, on behalf of the Undertaking Nursing Interventions Throughout Europe (UNITE) Study Group. What do cardiovascular nurses know about hematological management in patients with Eisenmenger syndrome? European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, accepted for publication.

Axelsson AB, Fridlund B, Moons P, Martensson J, Scholte op Reimer W, Smith K, Stromberg A, Thompson DR, Norekval TM on behalf of the UNITE study group. European cardiovascular nurses’ experiences of and attitudes towards having family members present in the resuscitation room. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, accepted for publication.

Publications in national or non peer-reviewed journals

Norekvål TM, Moons P, Scholte op Reimer W. on behalf of the UNITE research group. Kjenner sjukepleiarane sin eigen risikofaktor for hjerte-karsjukdom? -gjennomføring av ei cohortstudie på 6th Annual Springmeeting on Cardiovascular Nursing, Bergen. [Do nurses know their own risk of CVD? - Carrying out a cohort study at the 6th Annual Spring Meeting on Cardiovascular Nursing.] Hjerteposten 2006; 8:38-39.

Scholte op Reimer WJM, Moons P. Cardiovascular risk estimation by professionally active cardiovascular nurses: Results from the Basel 2005 nurses cohort. Prevention Update Newsletter 2006; 7: 3-4.

Abstract

Lenzen M, Scholte op Reimer W, Norekvål T, De Geest S, Fridlund B, Heikkilä J, Jaarsma T, Mårtensson J, Moons P, Smith K, Stewart S, Strömberg A, Thompson DR, Wijns W. Treatment and health status in patients with proven coronary artery disease, but ineligible for revascularization. A report from the Euro Heart Survey on revascularization. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing 2006, 5 (suppl. 1): S4

Jaarsma T, Strömberg A, De Geest S, Fridlund B, Heikkila J, Mårtensson J, Moons P, Scholte op Reimer W, Smith K, Stewart S, Thompson DR. On behalf of the UNITE Research Group. Heart failure management programmes in Europe: a first overview. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing 2006, 5 (suppl. 1): S20

Norekvål, T.M., Strömberg, A., Hjellestad, B., Jaarsma, T. 2006. The European Heart Failure Management Programme Survey: Results from Norway. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing 2006, 5 (Suppl 1): S12-S13.

Moons P, Scholte op Reimer W, De Geest S, Fridlund B, Heikkila J, Jaarsma T, Martensson J, Smith K, Stewart S, Stromberg A, Thompson DR. Involvement, education and activities of nurse specialists in adult congenital heart disease programmes in Europe. Cardiology in the Young 2006; 16 (suppl 2): 76.

Norekvål TM, Strömberg A, Jaarsma T. The European Heart Failure Management Programme Survey: Results from the Nordic countries. International Journal of Cardiology 2007, 119, S42.

Lenzen, M., Scholte op Reimer, W., Norekvål, T.M., Stewart, S. Smith, K., Wijns, W. Pharmacological treatment and perceived health status during 1-year follow up in patients diagnosed with coronary artery disease, but ineligible for revascularization. Results from the Euro Heart Survey on Coronary Revascularization. Poster at the World Congress on Cardiology, Barcelona 2.-6. september. European Heart Journal 2006, vol 27, suppl, p. 788.

Axelsson AB, Fridlund B, Moons P, Martensson J, Jaarsma T, Scholte op Reimer W, Smith K, Stromberg A, Thompson DR, Norekval TM. European cardiovascular nurses’ attitudes and experiences of having family members present in the resuscitation room. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing 2008; 7: S44.

Axelsson AB, Thoren AB, Aune S, Fridlund B, Moons P, Martensson J, Smith K, Stromberg A, Thompson DR, Norekval T, on behalf of UNITE Research Group. European cardiovascular nurses and allied professions’ practical skills in cardiopulmonary resuscitation. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing 2009; 8: S1.

Norekval TM, O’Connor M, Fridlund B, Moons P, Martensson J, Scholte op Reimer W, Smith K, Stromberg A, Thompson DR, Axelsson AB. Irish cardiovascular nurses attitudes and experiences of family presence during resuscitation. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing 2009; 8: S2.

Axelsson ÅB, Thoren AB, Aune S, Fridlund B, Moons P, Mårtensson J, Smith K, Strömberg A, Thompson DR, Norekvål TM, on behalf of the UNITE Research Group. 2009. European cardiovascular nurses and allied professions’ practical skills in cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Nordic Baltic Congress on Cardiology, Reykjavik 3-6 June. Cardiology, in press.

Presentations

Moons P. Euro Heart Survey on Grown Up Congenital Heart Disease: what differences do specialised nurses make? Annual ESC Congress, Munich, 2003.

Lenzen M, on behalf of the UNITE investigators. Treatment and health status in patients with proven coronary artery disease, but ineligible for revascularization. A report from the Euro Heart Survey on Revascularisation. Annual Spring Meeting ESC Working Group on Cardiovascular Nursing, Bergen, Norway, 2006.

Norekvål, T.M. The European Heart Failure Management Programme Survey: Results from Norway. Annual Spring Meeting ESC Working Group on Cardiovascular Nursing, Bergen, Norway, 2006.

Scholte op Reimer WJM, Moons P, on behalf of the UNITE investigators. Do nurses practice what they preach to prevent cardiovascular disease? Results from the Basel Cohort. Annual ESC congress, Barcelona, Spain, 2006.

Norekvål, T. M.,Strömberg, A., Hjellestad, B., Jaarsma, T.2008. Hjertesviktpoliklinikkar i Norge: sjukepleiaren si rolle i organisering og behandling. [Heart failure clinics in Norway - nurses role in organisation and treatment]. Oral presentation,  Norwegian National Society on Cardiovascular Nursing Congress, Tromsø 17.-19. April.

Grants and contracts

2000: Launching budget for UNITE: Campain study: European Society of Cardiology (direct costs 7000 euro)

2003: European Heart Failure Survey: European Society of Cardiology (direct costs 10000 euro)