The Nursing Faculty Research and Publications Series is comprised of books and articles published by Marquette University's nursing faculty.

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Submissions from 2016

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The Mediating Effects of Positive Cognitions on Autism Caregivers' Depression and Their Children's Challenging Behaviors, Abir K. Bekhet

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Educating Family Caregivers for Older Adults About Delirium: A Systematic Review, Margaret J. Bull, Lesley Boaz, and Martha G. Jermé

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Spirituality and Religiosity in Adolescents Living with Sickle Cell Disease, Dora L. Clayton-Jones, Kristin Haglund, Ruth Belknap, Jame Schaefer, and Alexis A. Thompson

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Normalizing Rejection, Vicki S. Conn, Julie Zerwic, Urmeka Jefferson, Cindy M. Anderson, Cheryl M. Killion, Carol E. Smith, Marlene Z. Cohen, Nancy Fahrenwald, Linda Herrick, Robert V. Topp, Lazelle E. Benefield, and Julio Loya

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Quiet Time for Mechanically Ventilated Patients in The Medical Intensive Care Unit, Natalie S. Mcandrew, Jane Leske, Jill L. Guttormson, Sheryl Talcott Kelber, Kaylen Moore, and Sylvia Dabrowski

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Pediatric Kennedy Terminal Ulcer, Megan Reitz and Christine A. Schindler

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Survivors Speak: A Qualitative Analysis of Motivational Factors Influencing Breast Cancer Survivors’ Participation in a Sprint Distance Triathlon, Karen Marie Robinson, Linda B. Piacentine, Leslie J. Waltke, Alexander V. Ng, and Judy A. Tjoe

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Shared Care Contributions to Self-Care and Quality of Life in Chronic Cardiac Patients, Margaret Sebern, Roger Brown, and Patricia Flatley Brennan

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Engaging in Culturally Informed Nursing Care with Hmong Children and Their Families, Shoua Xiong, Nora Degroote, Hayley Byington, Jamie Harder, Krystal Kaminski, and Kristin Haglund

Submissions from 2015

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Resourcefulness in African American and Caucasian American Caregivers of Persons With Dementia: Associations With Perceived Burden, Depression, Anxiety, Positive Cognitions, and Psychological Well-Being, Abir K. Bekhet

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Psychometric Properties of the Family Caregiver Delirium Knowledge Questionnaire, Margaret J. Bull, Jennifer M. Sjostedt, Lesley Boaz, and Debra Oswald

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Ubiquinol Reduces Muscle Wasting but Not Fatigue in Tumor-Bearing Mice, Yvonne Clark, Loren E. Wold, Laura A. Szalacha, and Donna O. McCarthy

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Science on a Shoestring: Building Nursing Knowledge With Limited Funding, Vicki S. Conn, Robert V. Topp, Susan L. Dunn, Lisa Hopp, Rosemary A. Jadack, Debra A. Jansen, Urmeka Jefferson, and Susan Diemert Moch

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Bidirectional Psychoneuroimmune Interactions in the Early Postpartum Period Influence Risk of Postpartum Depression, Elizabeth J. Corwin, Kathleen Pajer, Sudeshna Paul, Nancy Lowe, Mary Weber, and Donna O. McCarthy

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Conducting Research with Community Groups, Mary Molewyk Doornbos, Adejoke Ayoola, Gail Landheer Zandee, and Robert V. Topp

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Current Medical Research: Summer/Fall 2014, Richard Fehring

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The Influence of Contraception, Abortion, and Natural Family Planning on Divorce Rates as Found in the 2006–2010 National Survey of Family Growth, Richard Jerome Fehring

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Engage in Scholarship of Teaching, Marilyn Frenn

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Competence Acquisition Using Simulated Learning Experiences: A Concept Analysis, Jamie Hansen and Marilyn Meyer Bratt

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The Relationship of Anti-Mullerian Hormone Levels and Urine Cortisol in Women with Chronic Abdominal Pain, Theresa Hardy, Donna O. McCarthy, Nicolaas Fourie, and Wendy Henderson

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Emerging Areas of Nursing Science and PhD Education for The 21st Century: Response to Commentaries, Susan J. Henly, Donna O. McCarthy, Jean F. Wyman, Anna C. Alt-White, Patricia W. Stone, Ann Marie McCarthy, Nancy S. Redeker, Jacqueline Dunbar-Jacob, Marita Titler, Marita G. Titler, Yvette P. Conley, Margaret M. Heitkemper, and Shirley M. Moore

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Emerging Areas of Science: Recommendations for Nursing Science Education from the Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science Idea Festival, Susan J. Henly, Donna O. McCarthy, Jean F. Wyman, Margaret M. Heitkemper, Nancy S. Redeker, Marita Titler, Ann Marie McCarthy, Patricia W. Stone, Shirley M. Moore, Anna C. Alt-White, and Yvette P. Conley

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Integrating Emerging Areas of Nursing Science into PhD Programs, Susan J. Henly, Donna O. McCarthy, Jean F. Wyman, Patricia W. Stone, Nancy S. Redeker, Ann Marie McCarthy, Jacqueline Dunbar-Jacob, Marita Titler, Shirley M. Moore, Margaret M. Heitkemper, and Yvette P. Conley

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Comparison of Nurse Staffing Based on Changes in Unit-level Workload Associated with Patient Churn, Ronda G. Hughes, Kathleen Bobay, Nicholas A. Jolly, and Chrysmarie Suby

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Increasing Autism Awareness in Inner-City Churches: A Brief Report, Norah L. Johnson and Amy V. Van Hecke

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Anesthesia Preoperative Clinic Referral for Elevated Hba1c Reduces Complication Rate in Diabetic Patients Undergoing Total Joint Arthroplasty, Peter J. Kallio, Jenea Nolan, Amy C. Olsen, Susan Breakwell, Richard Topp, and Paul S. Pagel

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Pediatric Solid Organ Transplant Recipients: Transition to Home and Chronic Illness Care, Stacee M. Lerret, Marianne Weiss, Gail Stendahl, Shelley Chapman, Jerome Menendez, Laurel Williams, Michelle L. Nadler, Katie Neighbors, Katie Amsden, Yumei Cao, Melodee Nugent, Estella M. Alonso, and Pippa Simpson

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Readiness for Hospital Discharge Scale for older people: psychometric testing and short form development with a three country sample, Cédric Mabire, Alice Coffey, and Marianne Weiss

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Collaborating with Businesses to Support and Sustain Research, Susan Diemert Moch, Debra A. Jansen, Rosemary A. Jadack, Phil Page, and Richard Topp

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Differences in Inflammatory Markers between Nulliparous Women Admitted to Hospitals in Preactive vs Active Labor, Jeremy L. Neal, Jane M. Lamp, Nancy Lowe, Shannon L. Gillespie, Loraine T. Sinnott, and Donna O. McCarthy

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Tumor Growth Increases Neuroinflammation, Fatigue and Depressive-like Behavior Prior to Alterations in Muscle Function, Diana M. Norden, Sabahattin Bicer, Yvonne Clark, Runfeng Jing, Christopher J. Henry, Loren E. Wold, Peter J. Reiser, Jonathan P. Godbout, and Donna O. McCarthy

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Fluoxetine Prevents the Development of Depressive-like Behavior in a Mouse Model of Cancer Related Fatigue, Diana M. Norden, Raymond Devine, Sabahattin Bicer, Runfeng Jing, Peter J. Reiser, Loren E. Wold, Jonathan P. Godbout, and Donna O. McCarthy

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Storage Conditions and Passages Alter IL-6 Secretion in C26 Adenocarcinoma Cell Lines, Diana M. Norden, Raymond Devine, Donna O. McCarthy, and Loren E. Wold

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Ibuprofen Ameliorates Fatigue- And Depressive-Like Behavior in Tumor-Bearing Mice, Diana M. Norden, Donna O. McCarthy, Sabahattin Bicer, Raymond Devine, Peter J. Reiser, Jonathan P. Godbout, and Loren E. Wold

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Predictors of Engagement in Postpartum Weight Self-management Behaviours in the First 12 Weeks After Birth, Jennifer Ohlendorf, Marianne Weiss, and Debra Oswald

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The Value of Certification, Kathryn Schroeter

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Trauma Nurses: Making a Difference, Kathryn Schroeter

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Effect of Perceived Stress on Cytokine Production in Healthy College Students, Vorachai Sribanditmongkol, Jeremy L. Neal, Laura A. Szalacha, and Donna O. McCarthy

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Losartan Treatment Attenuates Tumor-induced Myocardial Dysfunction, Sarah C.W. Stevens, Markus Velten, Dane J. Youtz, Yvonne Clark, Runfeng Jing, Peter J. Reiser, Sabahattin Bicer, Raymond D. Devine, Donna O. McCarthy, and Loren E. Wold

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Undergraduate Nursing Students’ Attitudes Toward Mental Health Nursing, Vipavee Thongpriwan, Susan E. Leuck, Rhonda L. Powell, Staci Young, Suzanne Schuler, and Ronda G. Hughes

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A Model for Hospital Discharge Preparation: From Case Management to Care Transition, Marianne Weiss, Kathleen Bobay, Sarah J. Bahr, Linda L. Costa, Ronda G. Hughes, and Diane E. Holland

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Factors Influencing Self-care Behaviors of African Americans with Heart Failure: A Photovoice Project, Aimee Woda, Ruth Belknap, Kristin Haglund, Margaret Sebern, and Ashley Lawrence

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Bridges and Barriers: Patients' Perceptions of the Discharge Process Including Multidisciplinary Rounds on a Trauma Unit, Dawn Zakzesky, Katie Klink, Natalie S. Mcandrew, Kathryn Schroeter, and Grace Johnson

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Indicators of Resilience in Family Members of Adults with Serious Mental Illness, Jaclene A. Zauszniewski, Abir K. Bekhet, and M. Jane Suresky

Submissions from 2014

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A Comparison of Quality of Care in Critical Access Hospitals and Other Rural Hospitals, Marianne Baernholdt, Jessica Keim-Malpass, Ivora D. Hinton, Guofen Yan, and Marilyn Meyer Bratt

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Self-assessed Health in Caregivers of Persons with Autism: Associations with Depressive Symptoms, Positive Cognitions, Resourcefulness, and Well-Being, Abir Bekhet

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Chronic Conditions in Elders in Assisted Living Facilities: Associations with Daily Functioning, Self-Assessed Health, and Depressive Symptoms, Abir K. Bekhet and Jaclene A. Zauszniewski

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Psychometric Properties of the Index of Relocation Adjustment, Abir Bekhet and Jaclene Zauszniewski

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Psychometric Properties of the Resourcefulness Scale Among Caregivers of Persons With Autism Spectrum Disorder, Abir Bekhet and Jaclene Zauszniewski

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Individual Characteristics and Relocation Factors Affecting Adjustment among Relocated American and Egyptian Older Adults, Abir Bekhet and Jaclene A. Zauszniewski

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Are Rural and Urban Newly Licensed Nurses Different? A Longitudinal Study of a Nurse Residency Programme, Marilyn Bratt, Marianne Baernholdt, and Jessica E. Pruszynski

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Prehabilitation Influences Exercise-Related Psychological Constructs Such as Self-Efficacy and Outcome Expectations to Exercise, Kent Brown, Paul D. Loprinzi, Joseph A. Brosky, and Robert V. Topp

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Strategies for Sustaining Self Used by Family Caregivers for Older Adults With Dementia, Margaret J. Bull

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Family Caregivers’ Knowledge of Delirium and Preferred Modalities for Receipt of Information, Margaret J. Bull, Lesley Boaz, and Jennifer M. Sjostedt

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Public Health Model Identifies Recruitment Barriers among Older Adults with Delirium and Dementia, Margaret J. Bull, Lesley Boaz, and Jennifer M. Sjostedt

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Strategies for a Successful PhD Program: Words of Wisdom From the WJNR Editorial Board, Vicki S. Conn, Julie Zerwic, Susan M. Rawl, Jean F. Wyman, Janet L. Larson, Cindy M. Anderson, Nancy L. Fahrenwald, Lazelle E. Benefield, Marlene Z. Cohen, Carol E. Smith, Robert V. Topp, and Natalie E. Markis

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Current Medical Research Winter–Spring 2013, Richard Fehring

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Comparison of Abstinence and Coital Frequency Between 2 Natural Methods of Family Planning, Richard J. Fehring and Mary Schneider

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Cohort Efficacy Study of Natural Family Planning among Perimenopause Age Women, Richard Fehring and Qiyan Mu

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“Releasing a Lot of Poisons from My Mind”: Patients' Delusional Memories of Intensive Care, Jill L. Guttormson

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Supporting Labor Progress Toward Physiologic Birth, Lisa Hanson and Leona VandeVusse

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Health Education During Pregnancy, Lisa Hanson, Leona VandeVusse, and Kathryn Shisler Harrod

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Patient Perceptions of Patient-Empowering Nurse Behaviours, Patient Activation and Functional Health Status in Postsurgical Patients with Life-Threatening Long-Term Illnesses, Teresa Arline Jerofke, Marianne Weiss, and Olga Yakusheva

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Effect of a Social Script iPad Application for Children With Autism Going to Imaging, Norah L. Johnson, Octavia Bree, Erin E. Lalley, Kelly Rettler, Pam Grande, Md O. Gani, and Sheikh Iqbal Ahamed

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Social Script iPad Application Versus Usual Care Before Undergoing Medical Imaging: Two Case Studies of Children With Autism, Norah Louise Johnson and Octavia Alexis Bree

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An Emerging Population: The Chronically Critically Ill, Philip Jurasinski and Christine A. Schindler

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Transition from Hospital to Home Following Pediatric Solid Organ Transplant: Qualitative Findings of Parent Experience, Stacee M. Lerret, Marianne E. Weiss, Gail Stendahl, Shelley Chapman, Katie Neighbors, Joan Lokar, Ashley Voit, Jerome Menendez, and Estella M. Alonso

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Use of Ovulation Predictor Kits as Adjuncts When Using Fertility Awareness Methods (FAMs): A Pilot Study, Rene Letva, Ula Burban, Edmond Kyrillos, Richard Fehring, Robin McLaren, Catherine Dalzell, and Elizabeth Tanguay

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PhD Preparation for Nurse Faculty and Nurse Scientists: Do They Have to Be the Same?, Donna O. McCarthy

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Efficacy of Achieving Pregnancy with Fertility-Focused Intercourse, Qiyan Mu and Richard Fehring

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Palliative and End-of-Life Care: Precepts and Ethics for the Orthopaedic Population, Cheryl L. Petersen, Susan Breakwell, and Margaret Callahan

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Fostering Ambulation for a Preschool Child with Rett Syndrome: A Case Report, Catherine Schaefer-Campion and Norah L. Johnson

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Compassion Fatigue: An Unwanted Reflection of Your Reality, Kathryn Schroeter

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Do You Use Your Professional Code of Ethics?, Kathryn Schroeter

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Reducing the Burden of Medication Costs to Improve Medication Adherence, Christine R. Shaw

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A Quantitative Description of Uncertainty With Mild Cognitive Impairment, Jennifer M. Sjostedt, Margaret J. Bull, and Malgorzata Franczak

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Factors Affecting Disruption in Families of Adults With Mental Illness, M. Jane Suresky, Jaclene Zauszniewski, and Abir Bekhet

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A Comparison of Two Formulas of Topical Menthol on Vascular Responses and Perceived Intensity Prior to and following a Bout of Maximum Voluntary Muscular Contractions (MVMCs), Robert V. Topp, Alex V. Ng, Alyson Cybulski, Katalin W. Skelton, and Paula Papanek

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Validation of Patient and Nurse Short Forms of the Readiness for Hospital Discharge Scale and Their Relationship to Return to the Hospital, Marianne Weiss, Linda L. Costa, Kathleen Bobay, and Olga Yakusheva

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Economic Evaluation of the 80% Baccalaureate Nurse Workforce Recommendation: A Patient-level Analysis, Olga Yakusheva, Richard C. Lindrooth, and Marianne E. Weiss

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Nurse Value-Added and Patient Outcomes in Acute Care, Olga Yakusheva, Richard C. Lindrooth, and Marianne E. Weiss

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iCanLearn: A Mobile Application for Creating Flashcards and Social Stories™ for Children with Autism, Aaron Zaffke, Niharika Jain, Norah L. Johnson, Mohammad Arif Ul Alam, Marta T. Magiera, and Sheikh Iqbal Ahamed

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Factors Associated with the Emotional Distress of Women Family Members of Adults with Serious Mental Illness, Jaclene Zauszniewski and Abir Bekhet

Submissions from 2013

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Acute Effects of Massage or Active Exercise in Relieving Muscle Soreness: Randomized Controlled Trial, Lars L. Andersen, Kenneth Jay, Christoffer H. Andersen, Markus D. Jakobsen, Emil Sundstrup, Robert V. Topp, and David G. Behm

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Measuring Nurses’ Impact on Health Care Quality: Progress, Challenges, and Future Directions, Susan L. Beck, Marianne E. Weiss, Nancy Ryan-Wenger, Nancy E. Donaldson, Carolyn Aydin, Gail L. Towsley, and William Gardner

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Effects of Positive Cognitions and Resourcefulness on Caregiver Burden among Caregivers of Persons with Dementia, Abir Bekhet

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Psychometrics of the Positive Thinking Skills Scale among Dementia Caregivers, Abir Bekhet

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A Pilot Study to Develop a Cognitive Intervention to Support Dementia Caregivers: A Focus Group of Caregivers Caring for Persons with Dementia as Informants, Abir Bekhet and Karie R. Kobiske

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Psychometric Assessment of the Depressive Cognition Scale in Caregivers of Persons with Dementia, Abir Bekhet and Jaclene Zauszniewski

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Resourcefulness, Positive Cognitions, Relocation Controllability, and Relocation Adjustment Among Older People: A Cross Sectional Study of Cultural Differences, Abir Bekhet and Jaclene Zauszniewski

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Measuring Use of Positive Thinking Skills: Psychometric Testing of a New Scale, Abir Bekhet and Jaclene A. Zauszniewski

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Psychometrics of the Depressive Cognition Scale in Caregivers of Persons with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Abir Bekhet and Jaclene A. Zauszniewski

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A Theater Intervention to Prevent Teen Dating Violence for Mexican-American Middle School Students, Ruth Belknap, Kristin Haglund, Holly Felzer, Jessica E. Pruszynski, and John Schneider

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Efficacy of a New Postpartum Transition Protocol for Avoiding Pregnancy, Thomas Bouchard, Richard Fehring, and Mary Schneider

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Nurse Residency Program: Best Practices for Optimizing Organizational Success, Marilyn Meyer Bratt

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Time Management Strategies for Research Productivity, Jo-Ana D. Chase, Robert V. Topp, Carol E. Smith, Marlene Z. Cohen, Nancy Fahrenwald, Julie Zerwic, Lazelle E. Benefield, Cindy M. Anderson, and Vicki Conn

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Immune Dysregulation and Glucocorticoid Resistance in Minority and Low Income Pregnant Women, Elizabeth J. Corwin, Ying Guo, Kathleen Pajer, Nancy Lowe, Donna O. McCarthy, Sarah Schmiege, Mary Weber, Thaddeus Pace, and Brian Stafford

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Physical Activity Parenting Measurement and Research: Challenges, Explanations, and Solutions, Kirsten K. Davison, Louise C. Mâsse, Anna Timperio, Marilyn Frenn, Julie Saunders, Jason A. Mendoza, Erica Gobbi, Phillip Hanson, and Stewart G. Trost

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Randomized Comparison of Two Internet-Supported Fertility Awareness Based Methods of Family Planning, Richard J. Fehring, Mary Schneider, Kathleen Raviele, Dana Rodriguez, and Jessica E. Pruszynski

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Spiritual Care of Couples Practicing Natural Family Planning, Richard Fehring and Dana Rodriguez