Scientific publications


  • Amirpour A, Eckerblad J, Bergman L, Nilsson U. Comparing analog and digital neurocognitive tests with older adults: a study of the ISPOCD battery vs. a digital test battery from Mindmore. BMC Geriatr. 2024 Jan 8;24(1):34. doi: 10.1186/s12877-023-04648-w. PMID: 38191318; PMCID: PMC10775484.


  • Nilsson U, Amirpour A. That’s How We Like to Do it-The Over Prescription of Narcotic Pain Medication After Discharge. J Perianesth Nurs. 2023 Feb;38(1):173-174. doi: 10.1016/j.jopan.2022.10.005. Epub 2023 Jan 23. PMID: 36697129.


  • Amirpour A, Eckerblad J, Thorell A, Bergman L, Nilsson U. Usability and feasibility of a digital cognitive screening tool measuring older adults’ early postoperative neurocognitive recovery: a protocol for a pilot study. BMJ Open. 2023 Jul 21;13(7):e070404. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2022-070404. PMID: 37479514; PMCID: PMC10364180.


  • Amirpour, A., Bergman, L., Liander, K., Eckerblad, J., & Nilsson, U. (2022). Is the analogue cognitive test from the ISPOCD equivalent to the digital cognitive test Mindmore? A protocol for a randomised cross-over study including qualitative interviews with self-reported healthy seniors. BMJ Open12(9) e062007 https://doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2022-062007.


  • Jaensson, M., Nilsson, U., & Dahlberg, K. (2022). Methods and timing in the assessment of postoperative recovery: a scoping review. British Journal of Anaesthesia129(1), 92–103.


  • Nilsson, U., & Bergman, L. (2021). “Never the Same” After Surgery: Postoperative Delirium and Early Postoperative Cognitive Decline. Journal of PeriAnesthesia Nursing36(3), 321–322.


  • Nilsson, U., Liander, K., Rooyackers, O., & Eriksson, L. I. (2019). Patients’ experiences of early postoperative cognition and its relation to cognitive decline and inflammatory responses: a protocol for a mixed-methods study. BMJ Open9(12), e032650.