Publications

Dissertations

Lee, N. (2013) Comparison of a single versus a four intradermal sterile water injection technique for the relief of lower back pain for women in labour: A mixed methods study. Doctoral Dissertation, Australian Catholic University, Australia. http://dlibrary.acu.edu.au/digitaltheses/public/adt-acuvp431.02072014/ 

Mårtensson, L. (2006) Sterile water injections and acupuncture as treatment for labour pain. Doctoral Dissertation, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden.
https://gupea.ub.gu.se/bitstream/2077/703/1/gupea_2077_703_1.pdf

Publications

Lee N, Kildea S, Stapleton H. (2017) 'Tough love': The experiences of midwives giving women sterile water injections for the relief of back pain in labour. Midwifery Jul 22;53:80-86. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28779643

Lee N, Kildea S, Stapleton H. "No pain, no gain": (2017) The experience of women using sterile water injections. Women Birth, Apr;30(2):153-158. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27771320

Lee N, Kildea S, Stapleton H. (2015) 'Facing the wrong way': Exploring the Occipito Posterior position/back pain discourse from women's and midwives perspectives. Midwifery, 31(10):1008-1014. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26144367

Hutton, Eileen. & Mårtensson, Lena. (2013) Waterinjectie still bevallingspijn. MEDISCH CONTACT, Nr. 38-39, September. http://medischcontact.artsennet.nl/archief-6/Tijdschriftartikel/136737/Waterinjectie-stilt-bevallingspijn.htm

Lee, N. Mårtensson, LB. Homer, C. Webster, J. Gibbons, K. Stapleton, H. Dos Santos, N. Beckman, M. Gao, Y. & Kildea, S. (2013) Impact on Caesarean section rates following injections of sterile water (ICARIS): a multicenter randomised controlled trial. BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth, May 3;13:105. http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2393/13/105

Lee, N. Webster, J. Beckmann, M. Gibbons, K. Smith, T. Stapleton, H. & Kildea, S. (2013) Comparison of a single vs. a four intradermal sterile water injection for relief of lower back pain for women in labour: a randomised controlled trial. Midwifery, Jun;29(6):585-591. http://www.midwiferyjournal.com/article/S0266-6138(12)00072-1/abstract

Lee, N. Mårtensson, LB. & Kileda, S. (2012) Cross sectional study of Australian midwives knowledge and use of sterile water injections for pain relief in labour. Women and Birth, Dec;25(4):e74-79.
http://www.womenandbirth.org/article/S1871-5192(11)00250-2/abstract

Lee, N. Coxeter, P. Beckmann, M. Webster, J. Wright, V. Smith, T. & Kildea, S. (2011)  A randomized non-inferiority controlled trial of a single versus a four intradermal sterile water injection technique for relief of continuous lower back pain during labour. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth, Mar 23;11:21. http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2393/11/21

Mårtensson, L. (2010) The patient observer: sterile water injections for labor pain. BIRTH, Dec;37(4):334-336. doi: 10.1111/j.1523-536X.2010.00429.x. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1523-536X.2010.00429.x/abstract;jsessionid=B0B278711074C96F051CAADB57440C4B.f01t03

Hutton, E.K. Kasperink, M. Rutten, M. Reitsma, A. & Wainman, B. Sterile water injections for labour pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials. British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 2009. 116(9):P. 1158-1166. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1471-0528.2009.02221.x/abstract

Mårtensson, L. & Wallin, G. (2008) Sterile water injections as treatment for low back pain during labour – a review. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Aug;48(4);369-374. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1479-828X.2008.00856.x/abstract

Mårtensson, L. McSwigging, M. & Mercer, JS. (2008) US midwives' knowledge and use of sterile water injections for labor pain. Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health, Mar-Apr;53(2):115-122. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1526952307003911

Mårtensson, L. Stener-Victorin, E. & Wallin, G. (2008) Acupuncture versus subcutaneous injections of sterile water as treatment for labour pain. Acta Obstetrica et Gynecologica Scandinavica, 2008;87(2):171-177. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1080/00016340701797799/abstract

Mårtensson, L. (2006) Sterile water injections and acupuncture as treatment for labour pain. Department of Obstetric and Gynaecology, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. https://gupea.ub.gu.se/handle/2077/703

Mårtensson, L. & Wallin, G. (2006) Use of acupuncture and sterile water injections for labor pain: A survey in Sweden. BIRTH, Dec;33(4):289-296. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1523-536X.2006.00121.x/abstract

Mårtensson, L. Nyberg, K. & Wallin, G. (2000) Subcutaneous versus intracutaneous injections of sterile water for labour analgesia: a comparison of perceived pain during administration. British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, October; 107(10):1248-1251. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1471-0528.2000.tb11615.x/abstract

Mårtensson, L. & Wallin, G. (1999) Labour pain treated with cutaneous injections of sterile water: a randomised controlled trial. British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, July; 106(7):663-637. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10428516