Institutionen för hälsa och lärande
RNM, PhD, Professor
Head of Reproductive, Perinatal and Sexual Health (page in Swedish)
School of Life Sciences University of Skövde
Box 408, S-541 28 Skövde, Sweden
Anette Ekström is a Nurse and Midwife and a Professor in Nursing at the University of Skövde, Sweden. She received a Registered Nurse Degree (1979) from the Department of Health Sciences, University of Skövde, a Registered Midwife Degree (1988) from the Department of Health Sciences, University of Skövde, a Ph.D. degree (2005) in Reproductive and Perinatal Health from the Karolinska University, Stockholm, Sweden, an Associate Professor degree (2011) in Nursing and a Professor in Nursing (2015) .
Her research interest is within the fields of Care science that include Nursing, Reproductive, Perinatal and Sexual Health, as well as Public Health. (Support during childbirth and breastfeeding as well as Development of instruments and methods and Complementary and Alternative Methods). She is an Executive Editor of Journal of Nursing & Care (2012-still) and have also been a Lead Guest Editor in an special issue in Nursing Research and Practice (2012).
Promoting health of Swedish workers by complementary methods: example of a study design of a longitudinal randomized controlled intervention studyHandlin Linda, Muller Jasmin, Ekström AnetteMedical Research Archives, 2017, 5(8), 1-13.
Mechanical massage and mental training program effect employees' heart rate, blood pressure and fingertip temperature: An exploratory pilot studyMuller Jasmin, Ekström Anette, Harlén Mikael et al.European Journal of Integrative Medicine, 2016, 8(5), 762-768.
Nurses challenges to support hospitalized patients regarding sexual-health issues
Ekström Anette C., Nilsson Lena, Apell Caroline et al.Journal of Nursing & Care, 2016, 5(3).
The value of armchairs in providing mechanical massage and mental relaxation programmes is not established for workplace health promotion
Muller Jasmin, Handlin Linda, Harlén Mikael et al.Focus on Alternative and Complementary Therapies, 2016, 21(1), 44-45.
To build a bridge between two worlds: Mothers' experiences of professional support at the maternity ward
Thorstensson Stina, Andersson Anna, Israelsson Sofie et al.Health Care for Women International, 2016, 37(10), 1067-1081.
Assessment and documentation of women's labour pain: A cross-sectional study in Swedish delivery wardsBergh Ingrid H. E., Johansson Anna, Bratt Annelie et al.Women and Birth, 2015, 28(2), E14-E18.
Mechanical massage and mental training programmes affect employees´ anxiety, stress susceptibility and detachment – a randomised explorative pilot study
Muller Jasmin, Handlin Linda, Harlén Mikael et al.BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 2015, 15(1).
Nurses and midwives professional support increases with improved attitudes - design and effects of a longitudinal randomized controlled process-oriented intervention
Ekström Anette, Thorstensson StinaBMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 2015, 15(1).
Validation of Measurement Scales in Health Care
Ekström Anette, Thorstensson StinaJournal of Nursing & Care, 2015, 4(2).
Women's Experiences of Midwifery Support during Pregnancy A step in the Validation of the Scale: "The Mother Perceived Support from Professionals"
Thorstensson Stina, Nilsson Maria, Olsson Linda et al.Journal of Nursing & Care, 2015, 4(2).