Medicinska fakulteten | Lunds universitet




  • Wimo A, Elmståhl S, Fratiglioni L, Sjölund BM, Sköldunger A, Fagerström C, Berglund J, Lagergren M Formal and Informal Care of Community-Living Older People: A Population-Based Study from the Swedish National Study on Aging and Care. J Nutr Health Aging. 2017;21(1):17-24. doi: 10.1007/s12603-016-0747-5.
  • Roos V, Elmståhl S, Ingelsson E, Sundström J, Ärnlöv J, Lind L. Alterations in multiple lifestyle factors in subjects with the metabolic syndrome indepedently of obesity. Metabolic Syndrome and Related Disorders 2017, accepted.
  • Lindberg T, Berglund J, Elmståhl S, Bohman D. Older individuals need for knowledge and follow up about their chronic Atrial Fibrillation, lifelong medical treatment and medical controls. Scand J Caring Sciences. 2017 in press.
  • Wranker L.S., Rennemark M., Berglund J., Elmståhl S. A 9-year follow-up of women and men reporting pain: Results from the Swedish National Study of Aging and Care – Blekinge , in press, 2017


  • Overton MC, Pihlsgård M, Elmståhl S. Test administrator effects on cognitive performance in a longitudinal study of aging. Clinical Psychology & Neuropsychology. 2016; 3: 1260237 23311908. 2016. 1260237.
  •  Kragh-Ekstam A, Elmståhl S. Does use of fall-risk-increasing medication have impact on mortality in older hip fracture patients? - A population-based cohort study, Clinical Interventions in Aging, 2016; 11: 489-96.
  • Nilsson E, Melander O, Lethagen E, Elmståhl S, Minthon L, Pihlsgård M, Nägga K. Copeptin, a marker of vasopressin, predicts vascular dementia but not Alzheimer's disease. J Alzheimers Disease, 2016, Apr 12, [Epub ahead of print].
  • Titova O, Lindberg E, Elmståhl S, Lind L, Schiöth H, Benedict C. Association between shift work history and performance on the trail making test in middle-aged and elderly humans: the EpiHealth study.. Neurobiology of Aging, 2016 Sep;45:23-9. doi: 10.1016/j.neurobiolaging.2016.05.007. Epub 2016 May 14.
  • Lindberg T, Bohman D, Elmståhl S, Jogréus C, Sanmartin Berglund J. Prevalence of unknown and untreated arrhythmias in an older outpatient population screened by wireless long-term recording ECG. Clinical Interventions in Aging 2016: 10; 11: 1083-90.
  • Roos V, Elmståhl S, Ingelsson E, Sundström J, Ärnlöv J, Lind L. Metabolic syndrome development during ageing – with special reference to obesity without the metabolic syndrome. . Metabolic Syndrome and Related Disorders, 2016, Nov 1. doi: 10.1111/ane.12709. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 27804110
  • Delavaran H, Jönsson A-C, Lövkvist H, Iwarsson S, Elmståhl S, Norrving B, Lindgren A. Cognitive function in stroke survivors: A 10-year follow-up study. Acta Neurol Scand, 2016; Nov 1. doi: 10.1111/ane.12709. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 7804110


  • Legrand H, Nordell E, Pihlsgård M, Elmståhl S. A long-recommended but seldom-used method of analysis for fall injuries found a unique pattern of risk factors in the youngest-old.  Aging Clin Exp Res. 2015 Jan 14. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Gavrilidou NN,  Pihlsgård M, Elmståhl S. Anthropometric reference data for elderly Swedes and its disease-related pattern. Eur J Clin Nutr, 2015 May 20. doi: 10.1038/ejcn.2015.73. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 25990690
  •  Lagergren M, Fagerström C, Sjölund B-M, Berglund J, Fratiglioni L, Nordell E, von Strauss E, Wimo A, Elmståhl S. Horizontal and vertical targeting  - a population-based comparison of  public eldercare services in urban and rural areas of Sweden. Aging Clin Ex Res, 2015, May 20. [Epub ahead of print].
  • Dahlrup B, Ekström H, Nordell E, Elmståhl S. Coping as a caregiver: A question of strain and its consequences on life satisfaction and health-related quality of life. Arch Gerontol Geriatr. 2015 Sep-Oct;61(2):261-70. doi: 10.1016/j.archger. 2015.06.007.  Epub 2015 Jun 25.
  • Haak M, Kylén M, Ekström H, Schmidt SM, Horstmann V, Elmståhl S, Iwarsson S. Relationships between perceived aspects of home and symptoms in a cohort aged 67-70. Arch Gerontol Geriatr. 2015; 61, (3), 529-534.
  • Luoto J Elmståhl S, Wollmer P, Pihlsgård M. Incidence of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in subjects 65-100 years of age. Eur Respir J. 2015 Dec 17. pii: ERJ-00635-2015. doi: 10.1183/13993003.00635-2015. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Sandin-Wranker L, Rennemark M, Elmståhl S, Berglund J. The influence of personality traits on perception of pain in older adults - Findings from the Swedish National Study on Aging and Care - Blekinge study. Scandinavian Journal of Pain, 2015;7:3–8.



  • Karlsson S, Edberg AK, Jakobsson U, Hallberg IR. Care satisfaction among older people receiving public care and service at home or in special accommodation. J Clin Nurs. 2013 Feb;22(3-4):318-30.
  • Enkvist Å, Ekström H, Elmståhl S. Associations between cognitive abilities and life satisfaction in the oldest-old Results from the longitudinal population study Good Aging in Skåne. Clinical Interventions in Aging, 2013, 8:845-853.
  • Stenhagen M, Nordell E, Elmståhl S. Falls in Elder People: A Multifactorial Analysis of Risk Markers from the Swedish General Population Study 'Good Ageing in Skåne'. Aging Clin Exp Res. 2013 Apr;25(1):59-67. doi: 10.1007/s40520-013-0015-z. Epub 2013 Feb 21. PMID: 23740634.
  • Albin B, Hjelm K, Ekberg J, Elmståhl S. comparison of stroke mortality in Finnish-born migrants living in Sweden 1970-1999 and in Swedish-born individuals. J Immigrant Minority Health, 2013, Jan 17. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Nilsson Sommar J, Svensson M, Björ B, Elmståhl S, Hallmans G, Lundh T, Schön S, Skerfving S, Bergdahl I. End-stage renal disease and low exposure to lead, cadmium and mercury - a population-based, prospective nested case-referent study in Sweden. Environmental Health, 2013; 12: 1-10.
  • Ekdahl J, Elmståhl S. Portion size among elder subjects in the general population. A methodological dietary study from Malmö, Sweden. J Aging: Research and Clinical Practice, J Aging Res Clin Practice 2013;2(2):158-167
  • Elmståhl S, Linder H. Polypharmacy and inappropriate drug use among older people – a systematic review. Healthy Aging & Clinical Care in the Elderly, 2013; 5: 1-8.
  • Lind L, Elmståhl S, Bergman E, Englund M, Lindberg E, Michaelsson K, Nilsson P,  Sundström J. EPIHEALTH – a large population-based cohort study for investigation of gene-lifestyle interactions in the pathogenesis of common diseases. Eur J Epidemiology, 2013 Feb;28(2):189-97.
  • Stenhagen M, Ekström H, Nordell E, Elmståhl S. Falls in the general elderly population: A 3- and 6-year follow-up of risk factors using data from the longitudinal population study ‘Good Ageing in Skåne’" BMC Geriatr. 2013 Aug 7;13(1):81. [Epub ahead of print]  MID: 23919320
  • Furuäng L, Wollmer P, Siennicki-Lantz A, Elmståhl S. Cardiac ventricular dimensions predict cognitive decline and cerebral blood flow abnormalities in ageing men. BMC Geriatrics 2013, 13:45 doi:10.1186/1471-2318-13-45
  • Stenhagen M, Ekström H, Nordell E, Elmståhl S.Accidental falls, health-related quality of life and life satisfaction: A prospective study of the general elderly population. Arch Gerontol Geriatr. 2014 Jan-Feb;58(1):95-100. doi: 10.1016/j.archger.2013.07.006. Epub 2013 Aug 8.
  • Dahlrup B, Nordell E, Steen-Carlsson K, Elmståhl S. Health economic analysis on a psychosocial intervention for family caregivers of persons with dementia. Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord. 2013 Oct 24;37(3-4):181-195.
  • Olofsson F, Buchwald P, Elmståhl S. Syk I. 'Wide excision in right-sided colon cancer is associated with decreased long term survival'. Scand J Surg. 2013 Sep 20. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Lindvall K, von Mackensen S, Elmståhl S, Khair K, Stain A-M, Ljung R, Berntorp E. Increased burden of caregivers of having a child with haemophilia and inhibitors.  2013, DOI 10.1002/pbc.24856, published online in Wiley Online Library, (


  • Enkvist Å, Ekström H, Elmståhl S. Life satisfaction (LS) and symptoms among the oldest-old: Results from the longitudinal population study called Good Aging in Skåne (GÅS). Arch Gerontol Geriatr. 2012 Jan-Feb;54(1):146-50
  • Siennicki-Lantz A, Elmståhl S. Differing Pattern of Ambulatory Blood Pressure in Very Elderly Men Expresses Dynamics in Atherosclerotic Load in the Senescence. International Journal of Hypertension 2012, Feb 11 Article ID 417291, 9 pages.
  • Montnemery P, Elmståhl S. Diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with special reference to over- and underdiagnosis using spirometry. Book chapter, Primary Care, 2012, accepted ISBN 979-953-307-556-2.
  • Elmståhl S, Ekström H. Prediktorer för livstillfredsställelse, funktionsförmåga och aktiviteter i det dagliga livet  - Data från den longitudinella befolkningsstudien  ”Gott Åldrande i Skåne” En sexårsuppföljning av 60 till 93 år gamla malmöbor. Geriatriskt utvecklingscentrum, Skånes universitetssjukhus, Malmö, 2012, 1-23. ISBN-nummer 978-91-975977-1-5
  • Ekström H, Dahlin-Ivanoff S, Elmståhl S. Does informal support influence social participation among fractured elderly? Arch Gerontol Geriatr. 2012 Dec 28. doi:pii: S0167-4943(12)00237-3. 10.1016/j.archger.2012.11.010. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Bramell-Risberg E, Jarnlo G-B, Elmståhl S. Separate physical tests of lower extremities and postural control are associated with cognitive impairment. Results from the general population study Good Aging in Skåne (GÅS-SNAC). Clinical Interventions in Aging, 2012;7:195-205.
  • Siennicki-Lantz A, Elmståhl S. Carotid velocities determine cerebral blood flow deficits in elderly men with carotid stenosis < 50%. Int J Vascular Medicine, 2012;2012:579531. Epub 2012 Jun 19.
  • Enkvist Å, Ekström H, Elmståhl S. Associations between functional ability and life satisfaction in the oldest old: results from the longitudinal population study Good Aging in Skåne. Clinical Interventions in Aging. 2012:7 313–320.
  • Albin B, Hjelm K, Elmståhl S, Ekberg J. County differences in mortality among foreign-born compared to native Swedes 1970­ - 1999. Nurs Res Pract. 2012;2012:136581. doi: 10.1155/2012/136581. Epub 2012 Sep 18.
  • Albin B, Hjelm K, Ekberg J, Elmståhl S. Utilization of health care among foreign-born compared to native Swedes 1987-1999. Nursing Research and Practice, 2012, Volume 2012, Article ID 713249, 11 pages.
  • Sterner G, Elmståhl S, Frid A. Metformin treatment, renal function and lactic acidosis. A population based study. British J Diabetes Vascular Disease, 2012;12:227-231.
  • Siennicki-Lantz A, André-Petersson L, Elmståhl S. Decreasing blood pressure over time is the strongest predictor of depressive symptoms in octogenarian men. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2012 Feb 11. [Epub ahead of print].
  • Siennicki-Lantz A, Elmståhl S. Differing pattern of ambulatory blood pressure in very elderly men expresses dynamics in atherosclerotic load in the senescence. Int J Hypertens. 2012;2012:417291. Epub 2011 Dec 18.
  • Lagergren M, Fagerström C, Nordell E, Berglund J, Fratiglioni L, Sjölund B-M, Wimo A, Elmståhl S. Horizontal and vertical targeting efficiency – a population-based comparison between users and non-users of public long-term care for older persons in Sweden. Ageing and Society FirstView Article pp 1-20,  Cambridge University Press online 2012, DOI: S0144686X12001225 (About DOI), Ageing and Society 2014; 34: (4): 700-19.
  • Enkvist Å, Ekström H, Elmståhl S. What factors affect life satisfaction (LS) among the oldest-old? Arch Gerontol Geriatr. 2012 Jan-Feb;54(1):140-5


  • Dahlrup B, Nordell E, Andren S, Elmståhl S. Family caregivers' assessment of symptoms in persons with dementia using the GBS-scale. Differences in rating after psychosocial intervention – an 18 month follow-up study. Clinical Interventions in Aging, 2011:6 9-18.
  • Furuäng L, Siennicki-Lantz A, Elmståhl S. Reduced cerebral perfusion in elderly men with silent myocardial ischaemia and nocturnal blood pressure dipping. Atherosclerosis. 2011 Jan; 214(1):231-6.
  • Kragh A, Elmståhl S, Atroshi I. Elderly patients´s medication use six months before and after a hip fracture: a population-based cohort study. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2011 May;59(5):863-8.
  • Jönsson KM, Wieloch M, Sterner G, Nyman U, Elmståhl S, Engström G, Svensson PJ. Glomerular filtration rate in patients with atrial fibrillation on warfarin treatment: A subgroup analysis from the AURICULA registry in Sweden. Thromb Res. 2011 May 25. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Ekström H, Dahlin-Ivanoff S, Elmståhl S. Effects of walking speed and results of Timed Get-Up-and-Go tests on quality of life and social participation in elderly individuals with a history of osteoporosis-related fractures. Journal Aging Health, 2011; Aug 25 1-21.
  • Siennicki-Lantz A, Elmståhl S. Phenomenon of declining blood pressure in elderly - high systolic levels are undervalued with Korotkoff method. BMC Geriatrics 2011, 11:57.


  • Karlsson, S., Edberg, Hallberg, I R. Personnel’s and older people’s assessments of functional ability, health complaints and received care and services. A descriptive study. Int J Nurs Stud 2010; 47: 1217-27.
  • Christensson A, Elmståhl S. Estimation of the age-dependent decline of glomerular filtration rate from formulas based on creatinine and cystatin C in the general elderly population. Nephron Clinical Practice, 2011; 117 (1) c40-50. Epub 2010.
  • Albin B, Hjelm K, Ekberg J, Elmståhl S. Residential mobility among foreign-born persons living in Sweden is associated with lower mortality. Clin Epidemiol. 2010 Aug 9;2:187-94.
  • Condelius A, Hallberg IR, Jacobsson U. Medical healthcare utilization as related to long-term care at home or in special accommodation. Archives Gerontology and Geriatrics 2010; 51: 250-6.
  • Condelius A, Edberg AK, Hallberg IR, Jacobsson U.Utilization of medical healthcare among people receiving long-term care at home or in special accommodation. Scand J Caring Sciences 2010; 24: 404-13.

2009 och tidigare

  • Modig S, Kristensson J, Ekwall AK, Hallberg IR, Midlöv P. Frail elderly patients in primary care--their medication knowledge and beliefs about prescribed medicines. Eur J Clin Pharmacol. 2009;65(2):151-5
  • Ekberg O, Elmståhl S, Björgell O, Hillarp B, Maly P, Redlund Johnell I, Rundgren Å. Geriatrisk radiologi, en viktig del av bild- och funktionsmedicin. Nordisk Geriatrik, 2008 (11) 5; 4-20.
  • Condelius A, Edberg AK, Jakobsson U, Hallberg IR. Hospital admissions among people 65+ related to multimorbidity, municipal and outpatient care. Arch Gerontol Geriatr. 2008 Jan-Feb;46(1):41-55. Epub 2007 Apr 2.
  • Steij-Stålbrand I, Svensson T, Elmståhl S, Hagberg B, Dehlin O, Samuelsson G. Subjective health and illness, coping and life satisfaction in an 80-year-old Swedish population. Implications for mortality. Int J Behavioral Medicine, 2007; 14: 173-180.
  • Jakobsson, U., Hallberg IR. Mortality among elderly receiving long-term care: a longitudinal cohort study. Aging Clinical & Experimental Research. Aging Clin Exp Res. 2006 Dec;18(6):503-11
  • Werngren-Elgström M, Iwarsson S, Elmståhl S, Dehlin O. ADL dependence and  perceived health among elderly deaf sign language users. A comparison with a matched group of elderly hearing people. Scand J Occup Ther. 2005 Jun;12(2):81-8.
  • Lagergren M, Fratiglioni L, Hallberg I R, Berglund J, Elmståhl S, Hagberg B, Holst G, Rennemark M, Sjölund B-M, Thorslund M, Wiberg, I, Winblad B, Wimo A. A longitudinal study, integrating population and care and social service data - The Swedish National study on Ageing and Care (SNAC). Aging Clin Exp Research, 2004; 16: 158-168.

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