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Mirjam Lukasse

Mirjam Lukasse


Lukasse became a nurse in Sittard, the Netherlands and a midwife in Belfast, Northern-Ireland. She has worked as a midwife in Pakistan, the Netherlands, the UK and Norway. She completed her Master of Science in Midwifery at Surrey Universtiy, Guildfor (UK) in 1998. Lukasse came to Norway in 1998. She finished her PhD in Health Science at the Univerity of Tromsø in 2011. The theme for her thesis was Childhood abuse and pregnancy and childbirth. Lukasse continued with the theme of violence against women and pregnancy and childbirth as a post doctor (three years financed by the Norwegian Research Council). Lukasse has diverse interests and currently leads a project testing a mobile application for women with gestational diabetes using a randomised design in 5 hospitals. Other interests are use of water for pain relief and birth, other pain relief in labour, oxytocin in labour, continuity of midwifery care, emergency care and midwives' working conditions.

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Scientific publications

Kalsvik, Sonja; Lukasse, Mirjam; Myhre, Enid (2023). Midwives’ experiences with aortic compression for postpartum hemorrhage: A qualitative study. European Journal of Midwifery.

Chalise, Pratibha; Manandhar, Pratibha; Infanti, Jennifer Jean; Campbell, Jacquelyn C; Henriksen, Lena; Joshi, Sunil Kumar; Koju, Rajendra; Pun, Kunta Devi; Rishal, Poonam; Simpson, Melanie Rae; Skovlund, Eva; Swahnberg, Katarina; Schei, Berit; Lukasse, Mirjam (2023). Addressing Domestic Violence in Antenatal Care Environments in Nepal (ADVANCE) – study protocol for a randomized controlled trial evaluating a video intervention on domestic violence among pregnant women. BMC Public Health. Vol. 23.

Myhre, Enid; Lukasse, Mirjam; Dahl, Bente; Reigstad, Marte Myhre (2023). Early labour experience and labour characteristics after introduction of an electronic early labour educational intervention. 7 p. Sexual & Reproductive HealthCare. Vol. 35.

Melby, Thea Cathrine; Sørensen, Nina Benedicte; Henriksen, Lena; Lukasse, Mirjam; Flaathen, Eva Marie (2022). Antenatal depression and the association of intimate partner violence among a culturally diverse population in southeastern Norway: A cross-sectional study. 9 p. European Journal of Midwifery. Vol. 6.

Espejord, Silje; Auberg, Sonja Henriksen; Kvitno, Trine Kristoffersen; Lukasse, Mirjam (2022). Experiences of Norwegian community midwives with caring for vulnerable pregnant women - A national cross-sectional study. Sexual & Reproductive HealthCare. Vol. 31.

Lukasse, Mirjam; Bratsberg, Alette Bruseth; Thomassen, Katrine; Nøhr, Ellen Aagaard (2022). Use of pudendal nerve block among midwives in Norway: A national cross-sectional study. 9 p. European Journal of Midwifery. Vol. 6.

Garnweidner-Holme, Lisa; Henriksen, Lena; Bjerkan, Kirsti; Lium, June Siren; Lukasse, Mirjam (2022). Factors associated with the level of physical activity in a multi‑ethnic pregnant population – a cross‑sectional study at the time of diagnosis with gestational diabetes. 8 p. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. Vol. 22.

Waldum, Åsa; Lukasse, Mirjam; Staff, Anne Cathrine; Falk, Ragnhild Sørum; Sørbye, Ingvil; Jacobsen, Anne Flem (2022). Intrapartum pudendal nerve block analgesia and childbirth experience in primiparous women with vaginal birth: A cohort study. Birth.

Flaathen, Eva Marie; Henriksen, Lena; Småstuen, Milada Cvancarova; Schei, Berit; Taft, Angela; Noll, Josef; Garnweidner-Holme, Lisa; Lukasse, Mirjam (2022). Safe Pregnancy intervention for intimate partner violence: a randomised controlled trial in Norway among culturally diverse pregnant women. 15 p. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. Vol. 22.

Myhre, Enid Leren; Lukasse, Mirjam; Reigstad, Marte Myhre; Viggo, Holmstedt; Dahl, Bente (2021). A qualitative study of Norwegian first-time mothers’ information needs in pre-admission early labour. 6 p. Midwifery. Vol. 100.

These publications are obtained from Cristin. The list may be incomplete