Lena Mårtensson

Summary

Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. pmc Acupuncture with manual and electrical stimulation for labour pain: a longitudinal randomised controlled trial
    Linda Vixner
    Department of Women s and Children s Health, Division of Reproductive Health, Karolinska Institutet, Retzius Väg 13a, 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Complement Altern Med 14:187. 2014
  2. pmc Mindfulness based stress reduction study design of a longitudinal randomized controlled complementary intervention in women with breast cancer
    Elisabeth Kenne Sarenmalm
    Research and Development Centre, Skaraborg Hospital, Skovde, Sweden
    BMC Complement Altern Med 13:248. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Midwifery students' conceptions of worst imaginable pain
    Lena B Mårtensson
    School of Health and Education, University of Skovde, Box 408, SE 541 28 Skövde, Sweden Electronic address
    Women Birth 27:104-7. 2014
  4. pmc Impact on caesarean section rates following injections of sterile water (ICARIS): a multicentre randomised controlled trial
    Nigel Lee
    Mater Medical Research Institute, Mater Health Services, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:105. 2013
  5. pmc Patients' experiences and perceived causes of persisting discomfort following day surgery
    Helena I Rosén
    School of Life Sciences, University of Skovde, Box 408, Skovde, SE 541 28, Sweden
    BMC Nurs 9:16. 2010
  6. doi request reprint National survey of how acupuncture education is organised for Swedish midwives
    Lena Mårtensson
    School of Life Sciences, University of Skovde, Box 408, SE 541 28 Skövde, Sweden
    Midwifery 27:93-8. 2011
  7. doi request reprint A national survey of how acupuncture is currently used in midwifery care at Swedish maternity units
    Lena Mårtensson
    School of Life Sciences, University of Skovde, Box 408, SE 541 28 Skövde, Sweden
    Midwifery 27:87-92. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Sterile water injections as treatment for low-back pain during labour: a review
    Lena Mårtensson
    School of Life Sciences, University of Skovde, Skovde, Sweden
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 48:369-74. 2008
  9. doi request reprint US midwives' knowledge and use of sterile water injections for labor pain
    Lena Mårtensson
    University of Skovde, School of Life Sciences, PO Box 408, SE 541 28, Skovde, Sweden
    J Midwifery Womens Health 53:115-22. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Acupuncture versus subcutaneous injections of sterile water as treatment for labour pain
    Lena Mårtensson
    School of Life Sciences, University of Skovde, Skovde, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 87:171-7. 2008

Collaborators

  • Linda J Kvist
  • Elisabet Stener-Victorin
  • Anette Ekström
  • JUDITH SMITH MERCER
  • Linda Vixner
  • Nigel Lee
  • Elisabeth Kenne Sarenmalm
  • Helena I Rosén
  • Hans Pettersson
  • Erica Schytt
  • Ulla Waldenström
  • Caroline Homer
  • Helen Stapleton
  • Michael Beckmann
  • Joan Webster
  • Sue Kildea
  • Ingrid Bergh
  • Natalie Dos Santos
  • Kristen Gibbons
  • Bengt A Andersson
  • Stig B Holmberg
  • Anders Oden
  • Yu Gao
  • Berit M Lundman
  • Ingrid He Bergh

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. pmc Acupuncture with manual and electrical stimulation for labour pain: a longitudinal randomised controlled trial
    Linda Vixner
    Department of Women s and Children s Health, Division of Reproductive Health, Karolinska Institutet, Retzius Väg 13a, 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Complement Altern Med 14:187. 2014
    ..Our hypothesis was that both acupuncture stimulation techniques were more effective than standard care, and that electro-acupuncture was most effective...
  2. pmc Mindfulness based stress reduction study design of a longitudinal randomized controlled complementary intervention in women with breast cancer
    Elisabeth Kenne Sarenmalm
    Research and Development Centre, Skaraborg Hospital, Skovde, Sweden
    BMC Complement Altern Med 13:248. 2013
    ..Therefore, the overall aim is to determine the efficacy of a Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) intervention on well-being and immune response in women with breast cancer...
  3. doi request reprint Midwifery students' conceptions of worst imaginable pain
    Lena B Mårtensson
    School of Health and Education, University of Skovde, Box 408, SE 541 28 Skövde, Sweden Electronic address
    Women Birth 27:104-7. 2014
    ..The issue of how people interpret the meaning of the VAS endpoints (i.e. no pain and worst imaginable pain) has been discussed. The aim of this study was to explore midwifery students' conceptions of 'worst imaginable pain'...
  4. pmc Impact on caesarean section rates following injections of sterile water (ICARIS): a multicentre randomised controlled trial
    Nigel Lee
    Mater Medical Research Institute, Mater Health Services, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:105. 2013
    ..The objective of the current research is to determine if sterile water injections, as an intervention for back pain in labour, will reduce the intrapartum caesarean section rate...
  5. pmc Patients' experiences and perceived causes of persisting discomfort following day surgery
    Helena I Rosén
    School of Life Sciences, University of Skovde, Box 408, Skovde, SE 541 28, Sweden
    BMC Nurs 9:16. 2010
    ..Earlier research has mainly covered symptoms and signs during a recovery period of up to one month, and not dealt with patients' perceptions of what causes persisting, longer-term discomfort...
  6. doi request reprint National survey of how acupuncture education is organised for Swedish midwives
    Lena Mårtensson
    School of Life Sciences, University of Skovde, Box 408, SE 541 28 Skövde, Sweden
    Midwifery 27:93-8. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to survey the education given to Swedish midwives in the use of acupuncture treatment in the obstetric area...
  7. doi request reprint A national survey of how acupuncture is currently used in midwifery care at Swedish maternity units
    Lena Mårtensson
    School of Life Sciences, University of Skovde, Box 408, SE 541 28 Skövde, Sweden
    Midwifery 27:87-92. 2011
    ..The aims of this study were to survey indications for the use of acupuncture in midwifery care in Sweden, and to examine the criteria and requirements used for purchase of acupuncture education programmes...
  8. doi request reprint Sterile water injections as treatment for low-back pain during labour: a review
    Lena Mårtensson
    School of Life Sciences, University of Skovde, Skovde, Sweden
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 48:369-74. 2008
    ..It has been shown that sterile water injections reduce this pain. This method, which is easy to learn and very cheap can be a good pain relief alternative primarily in countries with limited available pain relief options...
  9. doi request reprint US midwives' knowledge and use of sterile water injections for labor pain
    Lena Mårtensson
    University of Skovde, School of Life Sciences, PO Box 408, SE 541 28, Skovde, Sweden
    J Midwifery Womens Health 53:115-22. 2008
    ..While sterile water injections are a good treatment for back pain during labor, there is a lack of knowledge among midwives about this method of pain relief during labor and an interest in knowing more...
  10. doi request reprint Acupuncture versus subcutaneous injections of sterile water as treatment for labour pain
    Lena Mårtensson
    School of Life Sciences, University of Skovde, Skovde, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 87:171-7. 2008
    ..Therefore, the aim of this study was to explore if there were any differences between acupuncture and sterile water injections regarding pain relief and relaxation during labour...
  11. ncbi request reprint Use of acupuncture and sterile water injection for labor pain: a survey in Sweden
    Lena Mårtensson
    School of Life Sciences, University of Skovde, Skovde, Sweden
    Birth 33:289-96. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to elucidate the clinical use of acupuncture and sterile water injections as pain relief and relaxation during childbirth in Sweden...
  12. doi request reprint The patient observer: sterile water injections for labor pain
    Lena Mårtensson
    School of Life Sciences, University of Skovde, Skovde, Sweden
    Birth 37:334-6. 2010
    ..The woman in the report described that the method provided a powerful pain relief effect, measured by a visual analog scale, and that her experience was highly positive...