Birgitta Essen

Summary

Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. pmc Is there an association between female circumcision and perinatal death?
    Birgitta Essen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Hospital MAS, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    Bull World Health Organ 80:629-32. 2002
  2. ncbi How to deal with female circumcision as a health issue in the Nordic countries
    Birgitta Essen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Lund University, University Hospital MAS, Malmo, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 82:683-6. 2003
  3. ncbi [Pregnant immigrant women in Scandinavia]
    Birgitta Essen
    Lunds universitet, Kvindeklinikken, Institut for obstetrik og gynaekologi, Universitetssygehuset MAS, Malmø, Sverige
    Ugeskr Laeger 165:4425-8. 2003
  4. ncbi Female genital mutilation in the West: traditional circumcision versus genital cosmetic surgery
    Birgitta Essen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospital MAS, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 83:611-3. 2004
  5. ncbi [Shortages in the management of genitally mutilated pregnant women in Swedish health care. Time to shift the focus from women's genitals to their whole being]
    Birgitta Essen
    Institutionen för obstetrik och gynekologi, Universitetssjukhuset MAS, Malmo
    Lakartidningen 101:3003-4, 3006. 2004
  6. ncbi Are some perinatal deaths in immigrant groups linked to suboptimal perinatal care services?
    Birgitta Essen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Malmo University Hospital, Lund University, Sweden
    BJOG 109:677-82. 2002
  7. ncbi Swedish health care providers' experience and knowledge of female genital cutting
    Leila Tamaddon
    Department of Clinical Sciences Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Hospital UMAS, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    Health Care Women Int 27:709-22. 2006
  8. ncbi A qualitative study of conceptions and attitudes regarding maternal mortality among traditional birth attendants in rural Guatemala
    Mattias Rööst
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Hospital MAS, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    BJOG 111:1372-7. 2004
  9. doi "Never my daughters": a qualitative study regarding attitude change toward female genital cutting among Ethiopian and Eritrean families in Sweden
    Sara Johnsdotter
    Faculty of Health and Society, Malmo University, Malmo, Sweden
    Health Care Women Int 30:114-33. 2009
  10. pmc Immigrant status and increased risk of heart failure: the role of hypertension and life-style risk factors
    Yan Borné
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Cardiovascular Epidemiology, Skane University Hospital, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 12:20. 2012

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. pmc Is there an association between female circumcision and perinatal death?
    Birgitta Essen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Hospital MAS, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    Bull World Health Organ 80:629-32. 2002
    ....
  2. ncbi How to deal with female circumcision as a health issue in the Nordic countries
    Birgitta Essen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Lund University, University Hospital MAS, Malmo, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 82:683-6. 2003
  3. ncbi [Pregnant immigrant women in Scandinavia]
    Birgitta Essen
    Lunds universitet, Kvindeklinikken, Institut for obstetrik og gynaekologi, Universitetssygehuset MAS, Malmø, Sverige
    Ugeskr Laeger 165:4425-8. 2003
  4. ncbi Female genital mutilation in the West: traditional circumcision versus genital cosmetic surgery
    Birgitta Essen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospital MAS, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 83:611-3. 2004
    ..Finally, we pose the question: Is the legal principle of equality before the law regarded when it comes to alterations of the female genitals?..
  5. ncbi [Shortages in the management of genitally mutilated pregnant women in Swedish health care. Time to shift the focus from women's genitals to their whole being]
    Birgitta Essen
    Institutionen för obstetrik och gynekologi, Universitetssjukhuset MAS, Malmo
    Lakartidningen 101:3003-4, 3006. 2004
  6. ncbi Are some perinatal deaths in immigrant groups linked to suboptimal perinatal care services?
    Birgitta Essen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Malmo University Hospital, Lund University, Sweden
    BJOG 109:677-82. 2002
    ..To test the hypothesis that suboptimal factors in perinatal care services resulting in perinatal deaths were more common among immigrant mothers from the Horn of Africa, when compared with Swedish mothers...
  7. ncbi Swedish health care providers' experience and knowledge of female genital cutting
    Leila Tamaddon
    Department of Clinical Sciences Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Hospital UMAS, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    Health Care Women Int 27:709-22. 2006
    ..National efforts and policy programs to prevent FGC in Sweden are recommended as effective, in accordance with current research and should especially be directed toward pediatricians...
  8. ncbi A qualitative study of conceptions and attitudes regarding maternal mortality among traditional birth attendants in rural Guatemala
    Mattias Rööst
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Hospital MAS, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    BJOG 111:1372-7. 2004
    ..To explore conceptions of obstetric emergency care among traditional birth attendants in rural Guatemala, elucidating social and cultural factors...
  9. doi "Never my daughters": a qualitative study regarding attitude change toward female genital cutting among Ethiopian and Eritrean families in Sweden
    Sara Johnsdotter
    Faculty of Health and Society, Malmo University, Malmo, Sweden
    Health Care Women Int 30:114-33. 2009
    ..A societal structure prepared to deal with suspected cases of FGC with a high level of alertness should be combined with a healthy sceptical attitude toward exaggerations of risk estimates...
  10. pmc Immigrant status and increased risk of heart failure: the role of hypertension and life-style risk factors
    Yan Borné
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Cardiovascular Epidemiology, Skane University Hospital, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 12:20. 2012
    ..We also explored whether immigrant status was related to case-fatality after HF...
  11. ncbi No association between female circumcision and prolonged labour: a case control study of immigrant women giving birth in Sweden
    Birgitta Essen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Hospital MAS, SE 20502 Malmo, Sweden
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 121:182-5. 2005
    ..The object of this study was to compare the duration of the second stage of labour between circumcised and non-circumcised women in a high-income community in Europe...
  12. ncbi Misclassified maternal deaths among East African immigrants in Sweden
    Karin Elebro
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Division of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Lund University, Malmö University Hospital MAS, Malmo, Sweden
    Reprod Health Matters 15:153-62. 2007
    ..In Sweden, snowball sampling was valuable for contacting immigrant communities for research on maternal mortality; by strengthening statistical validity, it can contribute to better maternal health policy in a multi-ethnic society...
  13. ncbi Anthropometric measures in relation to risk of heart failure hospitalization: a Swedish population-based cohort study
    Yan Borné
    1 Department of Clinical Sciences in Malmö, Cardiovascular Epidemiology, Skane University Hospital, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    Eur J Public Health 24:215-20. 2014
    ..It is unclear which anthropometric measure is most useful for assessment of the cardiovascular risk. We investigated the association between different anthropometric measures and risk of heart failure (HF) hospitalization...
  14. ncbi Genitals and ethnicity: the politics of genital modifications
    Sara Johnsdotter
    Faculty of Health and Society, Malmo University, Malmo, Sweden
    Reprod Health Matters 18:29-37. 2010
    ....
  15. doi Country of birth and risk of hospitalization due to heart failure: a Swedish population-based cohort study
    Yan Borné
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Cardiovascular Epidemiology, Skane University Hospital, Lund University, CRC, house 60, Level 13, 20502 Malmo, Sweden
    Eur J Epidemiol 26:275-83. 2011
    ..To what extent these differences could be explained by biological risk factors remains to be explored...
  16. doi Perceived threat of violence and exposure to physical violence against foreign-born women: a Swedish population-based study
    Cecilia Fernbrant
    Division of Social Medicine and Global Health, Department of Clinical Sciences Malmo, Lund University, Sweden
    Womens Health Issues 21:206-13. 2011
    ..Violence against women is an increasing global phenomenon. Little is known about violence against foreign-born women, despite a possible increased concentration of risk factors in this group...