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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.

Research groups

Scientific publications

Fladeby, Line K Løberg; Raunedokken, Marianne; Fonkalsrud, Hannah E.; Hvidtjørn, Dorte; Lukasse, Mirjam (2021). Midwives' experiences of using the Obstetric Norwegian Early Warning System (ONEWS): A national cross-sectional study. 9 p. European Journal of Midwifery .

Oommen, Hanna; Sanjan, Kunal; Murugesan, Sudha; Gore, Aboli; Sonthalia, Sunil; Ninan, Pradeep; Bernitz, Stine; Sørbye, Ingvil; Lukasse, Mirjam (2021). Implementation of the Moyo fetal heart rate monitor in district hospitals in Bihar, India: a feasibility study. BMJ Open . Vol. 11:e041071.

Lukasse, Mirjam; Baglo, Marie Christine G.; Engdal, Eldri; Lassemo, Ragnhild; Forsberg, Kristin Evelina (2021). Norwegian women's experiences and opinions on contraceptive counselling: A systematic textcondensation study. European Journal of Midwifery .

Waldum, Åsa; Jacobsen, Anne Flem; Lukasse, Mirjam; Staff, Anne Cathrine; Falk, Ragnhild Sørum; Vangen, Siri; Sørbye, Ingvil (2020). The provision of epidural analgesia during labor according to maternal birthplace: a Norwegian register study. 10 p. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth . Vol. 20.

Johannessen, Hege Hølmo; Frøshaug, Betina Ekelund; Lysåker, Pernille JG; Salvesen, Kjell Å; Lukasse, Mirjam; Mørkved, Siv; Stafne, Signe Nilssen (2020). Regular antenatal exercise including pelvic floor muscle training reduces urinary incontinence 3 months postpartum-Follow up of a randomized controlled trial. Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica .

Garnweidner-Holme, Lisa; Henriksen, Lena; Torheim, Liv Elin; Lukasse, Mirjam (2020). Effect of the pregnant+ smartphone app on the dietary behavior of women with gestational diabetes mellitus: Secondary analysis of a randomized controlled trial. JMIR mhealth and uhealth . Vol. 8.

Flaathen, Eva Marie; Lukasse, Mirjam; Garnweidner-Holme, Lisa; Angelshaug, Jeanette; Henriksen, Lena (2020). User-involvement in the development of a culturally sensitive intervention in the safe pregnancy study to prevent intimate partner violence. Violence against Women .

Gaudernack, Lise Christine; Michelsen, Trond Melbye; Egeland, Thore; Voldner, Nanna; Lukasse, Mirjam (2020). Does prolonged labor affect the birth experience and subsequent wish for cesarean section among first-time mothers? A quantitative and qualitative analysis of a survey from Norway. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth . Vol. 20:605.

Garnweidner-Holme, Lisa; Henriksen, Lena; Flaathen, Eva Marie; Bøhler, Tone Klette; Lukasse, Mirjam (2020). Midwives' Attitudes Toward and Experience With a Tablet Intervention to Promote Safety Behaviors for Pregnant Women Reporting Intimate Partner Violence: Qualitative Study. JMIR mhealth and uhealth . Vol. 8.

Rishal, Poonam; Pun, Kunta Devi; Schei, Berit; Bhandari, Buna; Joshi, Sunil Kumar; Swahnberg, Katarina; Infanti, Jennifer; Lukasse, Mirjam (2020). Improving Safety Among Pregnant Women Reporting Domestic Violence in Nepal—A Pilot Study. 13 p. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (IJERPH) . Vol. 17.

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