Ulf Ekelund

Professor, 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 as well as the Unit for clinical trial support at Region Skåne

- Effects of medical checklists in emergency care

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

- 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 in Denmark.

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

This is a collaboration with researchers at Region Östergötland, Sweden

Recent research outputs

Hansen, T. G., MScPharm, A. P., Brandes, A., Ulf Ekelund, Jensen, H. K., Forberg, J. L., Brabrand, M. & Lassen, A. T., 2019 Aug 9, In : The American journal of medicine.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ruge, T., Malmer, G., Wachtler, C., U Ekelund, Westerlund, E., Svensson, P. & Carlsson, A. C., 2019 May 23, In : BMC Geriatrics. 19, 139.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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