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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

Espejord, Silje; Auberg, Sonja Henriksen; Kvitno, Trine Kristoffersen; Furskog-Risa, Eva Christina; Lukasse, Mirjam (2024). Norwegian community midwives’ experience of interdisciplinary collaboration in care of pregnant women with vulnerabilities. Sexual & Reproductive HealthCare. Vol. 39.

Marsdal, Kjersti Engen ; Sørbye, Ingvil Krarup; Bernitz, Stine ; Sve, Ranveig Elise T.; Lukasse, Mirjam ; Ask, Kristine (2024). Outpatient labor induction—Exploring future potential by assessing eligibility in a historical cohort. Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica.

Oommen, Hanna; Lukasse, Mirjam (2024). Somali women’s perceptions and experiences of pain and pain relief during childbirth in Norway: A qualitative study. European Journal of Midwifery. Vol. 8.

Gaudernack, Lise Christine; Einarsen, Angeline Elisabeth Styve; Sørbye, Ingvil Krarup; Lukasse, Mirjam ; Gunnes, Nina; Michelsen, Trond Melbye (2024). The effect of intravenous hyoscine butylbromide on slow progress in labor (BUSCLAB): A double-blind randomized placebo-controlled trial. Nature Methods. Vol. 21.

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

Hægeland, Hanne Abel; Moi, Marianne Gunnufsen; Austad, Fride Efjestad; Oommen, Hanna; Rossen, Janne; Lukasse, Mirjam (2023). Women’s experiences and views of outpatient and inpatient induction of labor with oral misoprostol: A secondary qualitative study. European Journal of Midwifery. Vol. 7.

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.

Midtsund, Astrid Durdei ; Garnweidner-Holme, Lisa ; Valla, Lisbeth ; Lukasse, Mirjam ; Henriksen, Lena (2023). A qualitative study of public health nurses' experiences detecting and preventing child maltreatment in primary care settings. Journal of Advanced Nursing. Vol. 79.

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.

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.

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