Mary C Carolan

Summary

Affiliation: Victoria University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The graying of the obstetric population: implications for the older mother
    Mary Carolan
    Postgraduate School of Nursing, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 32:19-27. 2003
  2. doi request reprint Antenatal care perceptions of pregnant African women attending maternity services in Melbourne, Australia
    Mary Carolan
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, St Alban s Campus, Victoria University, PO Box 14428, Melbourne 8001, Australia
    Midwifery 26:189-201. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Final year students' learning experiences of the Bachelor of Midwifery course
    Mary Carolan-Olah
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Victoria University, St Alban s Campus, P O Box 14228, Melbourne 8001, Australia Electronic address
    Midwifery 30:956-61. 2014
  4. ncbi request reprint Final year students' experiences of the Bachelor of Midwifery course
    Mary Carolan-Olah
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, St Alban s Campus, Victoria University, P O Box 14228, Melbourne 8001, Australia Electronic address
    Midwifery 30:519-25. 2014
  5. ncbi request reprint Antenatal stress: an Irish case study
    Mary Carolan-Olah
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, St Alban s Campus, Victoria University, PO Box 14228, Melbourne 8001, Australia Electronic address
    Midwifery 30:310-6. 2014
  6. doi request reprint Diabetes care and service access among elderly Vietnamese with type 2 diabetes
    Mary C Carolan-Olah
    College of Health and Biomedicine, Victoria University, McKechnie Street, St Albans, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:447. 2013
  7. doi request reprint High environmental temperature and preterm birth: a review of the evidence
    Mary Carolan-Olah
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, St Alban s Campus, Victoria University, PO Box 14228, Melbourne 8001, Australia Electronic address
    Midwifery 30:50-9. 2014
  8. ncbi request reprint Gestational diabetes mellitus among women born in South East Asia: a review of the evidence
    Mary Carolan
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, St Alban s Campus, Victoria University, PO Box 14228, Melbourne 8001, Australia
    Midwifery 29:1019-26. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Women's experiences of gestational diabetes self-management: a qualitative study
    Mary Carolan
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, St Alban s Campus, Victoria University, PO Box 14228, Melbourne 8001, Australia
    Midwifery 29:637-45. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Maternal age ≥45 years and maternal and perinatal outcomes: a review of the evidence
    Mary Carolan
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, St Alban s Campus, Victoria University, Melbourne 8001, Australia
    Midwifery 29:479-89. 2013

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Publications31

  1. ncbi request reprint The graying of the obstetric population: implications for the older mother
    Mary Carolan
    Postgraduate School of Nursing, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 32:19-27. 2003
    ..To review the literature on the relationship between advanced maternal age and pregnancy outcomes and to discuss social trends in childbearing...
  2. doi request reprint Antenatal care perceptions of pregnant African women attending maternity services in Melbourne, Australia
    Mary Carolan
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, St Alban s Campus, Victoria University, PO Box 14428, Melbourne 8001, Australia
    Midwifery 26:189-201. 2010
    ..to explore the experiences and concerns of an African-born sample of pregnant women receiving antenatal care in Melbourne, Australia...
  3. ncbi request reprint Final year students' learning experiences of the Bachelor of Midwifery course
    Mary Carolan-Olah
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Victoria University, St Alban s Campus, P O Box 14228, Melbourne 8001, Australia Electronic address
    Midwifery 30:956-61. 2014
    ..the aim of the study was to explore the concerns of 3rd year Bachelor of Midwifery students...
  4. ncbi request reprint Final year students' experiences of the Bachelor of Midwifery course
    Mary Carolan-Olah
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, St Alban s Campus, Victoria University, P O Box 14228, Melbourne 8001, Australia Electronic address
    Midwifery 30:519-25. 2014
    ..the aim of the study was to explore the experiences of final year Bachelor of Midwifery students...
  5. ncbi request reprint Antenatal stress: an Irish case study
    Mary Carolan-Olah
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, St Alban s Campus, Victoria University, PO Box 14228, Melbourne 8001, Australia Electronic address
    Midwifery 30:310-6. 2014
    ..A number of factors contribute to high levels of stress in pregnancy, including financial concerns, marital discord, low support systems and low socio-economic status...
  6. doi request reprint Diabetes care and service access among elderly Vietnamese with type 2 diabetes
    Mary C Carolan-Olah
    College of Health and Biomedicine, Victoria University, McKechnie Street, St Albans, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:447. 2013
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  7. doi request reprint High environmental temperature and preterm birth: a review of the evidence
    Mary Carolan-Olah
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, St Alban s Campus, Victoria University, PO Box 14228, Melbourne 8001, Australia Electronic address
    Midwifery 30:50-9. 2014
    ..to examine the evidence in relation to preterm birth and high environmental temperature...
  8. ncbi request reprint Gestational diabetes mellitus among women born in South East Asia: a review of the evidence
    Mary Carolan
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, St Alban s Campus, Victoria University, PO Box 14228, Melbourne 8001, Australia
    Midwifery 29:1019-26. 2013
    ..The aim of this paper was to examine rates of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) among women born in South East Asia, now residing in a developed country..
  9. doi request reprint Women's experiences of gestational diabetes self-management: a qualitative study
    Mary Carolan
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, St Alban s Campus, Victoria University, PO Box 14228, Melbourne 8001, Australia
    Midwifery 29:637-45. 2013
    ..to explore women's experiences of self-managing their gestational diabetes...
  10. doi request reprint Maternal age ≥45 years and maternal and perinatal outcomes: a review of the evidence
    Mary Carolan
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, St Alban s Campus, Victoria University, Melbourne 8001, Australia
    Midwifery 29:479-89. 2013
    ..to examine the evidence in relation to very advanced maternal age (≥45 years) and maternal and perinatal outcomes in high-income countries...
  11. doi request reprint 'A good midwife stands out': 3rd year midwifery students' views
    Mary Carolan
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, St Alban s Campus, Victoria University, Melbourne 8001, Australia
    Midwifery 29:115-21. 2013
    ..the midwifery workforce in Australia is ageing and predominantly part-time. There is considerable interest in the induction and retention of new midwives in the profession...
  12. pmc Women's experiences of factors that facilitate or inhibit gestational diabetes self-management
    Mary Carolan
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, St Alban s Campus, Victoria University, PO Box 14228, Melbourne 8001, Australia
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:99. 2012
    ..The aim of the study was to explore the factors that facilitated or inhibited gestational diabetes self-management among women in a socially deprived area...
  13. doi request reprint Maternal age, ethnicity and gestational diabetes mellitus
    Mary Carolan
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, St Alban s Campus, Victoria University, PO Box 14228, Melbourne 8001, Australia
    Midwifery 28:778-83. 2012
    ..However, as yet, there is no clear consensus on the magnitude of effect associated with these factors in combination. This study therefore investigated the effect of maternal age and country/region of birth on GDM incidence...
  14. doi request reprint Knowledge of gestational diabetes among a multi-ethnic cohort in Australia
    Mary Carolan
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, St Alban s Campus, Victoria University, PO Box 14428, Melbourne 8001, Australia
    Midwifery 26:579-88. 2010
    ..to explore knowledge about gestational diabetes (GDM) among a multi-ethnic sample of women who were receiving antenatal care in Melbourne, Australia...
  15. doi request reprint Pregnancy health status of sub-Saharan refugee women who have resettled in developed countries: a review of the literature
    Mary Carolan
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Victoria University, Melbourne, VIC 8001, Australia
    Midwifery 26:407-14. 2010
    ..to present the literature relating to health status and pregnancy complications among sub-Saharan African women...
  16. ncbi request reprint Towards understanding the concept of risk for pregnant women: some nursing and midwifery implications
    Mary C Carolan
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Victoria Institute of Health and Diversity, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 18:652-8. 2009
    ..This paper aims to explore the concept of risk in pregnancy...
  17. ncbi request reprint Women's stories of birth: a suitable form of research evidence?
    Mary Carolan
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Victoria Institute of Health and Diversity, Victoria University, PO Box 14428, Melbourne 8001, Australia
    Women Birth 19:65-71. 2006
    ..This review aims to address an area poorly attended in the literature and asks specifically: Are women's birth stories a suitable form of research evidence in midwifery?..
  18. ncbi request reprint Writing place: a comparison of nursing research and health geography
    Mary Carolan
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Victoria Institute of Health and Diversity, Victoria University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Nurs Inq 13:203-19. 2006
    ..The specific questions of interest here are: 'what is "place" in nursing?' and 'how do concepts of place in nursing compare to concepts of place in health geography?'..
  19. ncbi request reprint 'With woman' philosophy: examining the evidence, answering the questions
    Mary Carolan
    Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia
    Nurs Inq 14:140-52. 2007
    ..To date, there has been no thorough evaluation of this emerging midwifery philosophy in Australia. In order to open the debate, this paper aims to initiate a discussion of 'with woman' midwifery care as it applies to Australian practice...
  20. ncbi request reprint First mothering over 35 years: questioning the association of maternal age and pregnancy risk
    M Carolan
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia
    Health Care Women Int 28:534-55. 2007
    ..Understanding how healthy women over 35 years engage with and negotiate notions of risk may assist health professionals in the provision of more meaningful maternal support for this growing group of women...
  21. ncbi request reprint The project: having a baby over 35 years
    Mary Carolan
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Victoria University, PO Box 14428, Melbourne 8001, Australia
    Women Birth 20:121-6. 2007
    ..The purpose of this Australian study was to evaluate the experiences of a group of first time mothers aged more than 35 years...
  22. ncbi request reprint Out of the ashes: the new bachelor of midwifery curriculum at Victoria University
    Mary Carolan
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Victoria University, PO Box 14428, Melbourne 8001, Australia
    Women Birth 20:127-30. 2007
    ..The basic premise of the paper is lessons learnt along the way...
  23. doi request reprint Discovery of soft markers on fetal ultrasound: maternal implications
    Mary Carolan
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, St Alban s Campus, Victoria University, P O Box 14428, Melbourne 8001, Australia
    Midwifery 25:654-64. 2009
    ..to explore women's experiences of referral to tertiary care on the basis of uncertain ultrasound findings...
  24. ncbi request reprint Reflexivity: a personal journey during data collection
    Mary Carolan
    Monash Medical Centre, Clayton, Melbourne, Australia
    Nurse Res 10:7-14. 2003
    ..A study into the experiences of older first-time mothers enabled an exploration of personal views and philosophy in relation to the data collected...
  25. doi request reprint Concerns among first year midwifery students: towards addressing attrition rates
    Mary C Carolan
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Victoria University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Contemp Nurse 38:139-47. 2011
    ..Student feedback is a useful way of identifying local concerns that may impact on student completion rates. This is a necessary first step to the provision of meaningful student support...
  26. ncbi request reprint "Doing it properly": the experience of first mothering over 35 years
    Mary Carolan
    University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Health Care Women Int 26:764-87. 2005
    ..Findings from this study offer an alternative explanation of early mothering over 35 years and offers direction to health professionals for easing early motherhood experiences for this growing group of childbearing women...
  27. ncbi request reprint Maternal and child health nurses: a vital link to the community for primiparae over the age of 35
    Mary Carolan
    Jessie McPherson Hospital, Monash Medical Centre, Australia
    Contemp Nurse 18:133-42. 2004
    ..This paper reports on findings from a longitudinal qualitative study, outlining the importance of maternal & child health nurses in providing support and in facilitating links to the community for primiparae over the age of 35 years...
  28. ncbi request reprint Late motherhood: the experience of parturition for first time mothers aged over 35 years
    Mary Carolan
    Monash Medical Center, School of Postgraduate Nursing, University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria
    Aust J Midwifery 16:17-20. 2003
    ..Preliminary findings from interviews conducted immediately postpartum are presented in this paper. Participants identified adjustment to motherhood as a particularly challenging event...
  29. ncbi request reprint Health literacy and the information needs and dilemmas of first-time mothers over 35 years
    Mary Carolan
    Healthcare, Technology and Place, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Clin Nurs 16:1162-72. 2007
    ..This paper aims to highlight the information-based dilemmas of a particular group of healthcare patients, first-time mothers over 35 years...
  30. ncbi request reprint The role of stories in understanding life events: poststructural construction of the 'self'
    Mary Carolan
    Jessie Mc Pherson Hospital, Monash Medical Centre, Melbourne
    Collegian 12:5-8. 2005
    ..This understanding of storytelling when caring for patients can encourage the nurse to exchange stories in order to provide opportunities for patients to tell their own stories...