Ulf EkelundProfessor, Consultant

Research areas and keywords

UKÄ subject classification

  • Cardiac and Cardiovascular Systems
  • Other Medical Sciences not elsewhere specified


During the coming years, I and my PhD students have the following main research directions.  

- Improved diagnostics and risk stratification in suspected acute coronary syndrome

The project is performed in collaboration with Cardiology, Clinical Physiology and Theoretical Physics at Lund University.

- Effects of medical checklists in emergency care

These studies are conducted in collaboration with the clinical skills center Practicum at Region Skåne.

- Effects of oxygen treatment of normoxic patients with ST elevation myocardial infarction

This project is a randomized controlled clinical trial and a collaboration with Cardiology, Clinical Physiology, the Unit for clinical trial support at Skåne, and with the regional ambulance organization.

- Clinical value of the ECG in ED patients

In this project, we aim to create a clinical database (EXPECT) to study the clinical value of ECG in different ED patients. EXPECT is a collaboration between researchers from Lund, Helsingborg, Odense and Esbjerg.

- Throughput times in the emergency department, crowding and patient outcome.

This is a collaboration with researchers at Region Östergötland, Sweden

Recent research outputs

Hansen, C. S., Pottegård, A., Ulf Ekelund, Kildegaard Jensen, H., Lundager Forberg, J., Brabrand, M. & Lassen, A. T. 2018 Jul In : BMJ Open. 8, 7, e020036

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