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 2013

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Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder at a Pediatric Hospital: A Systematic Review of the Literature, Norah L. Johnson PhD, RN, CPNP and Dana Rodriguez

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Fit Into College II: Physical Activity and Nutrition Behavior Effectiveness and Programming Recommendations, Kristi M. King, Jiying Ling, S. Lee Ridner, Dean E. Jacks, Karen S. Newton, and Robert V. Topp

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Embracing a Competency-Based Specialty Curriculum for Community-Based Nursing Roles, Pamela F. Levin, Susan M. Swider, Susan Breakwell, Julia M. Cowell, and Virginia Reising

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Methodology Issues in Implementation Science, Robin Newhouse, Kathleen Bobay, Patricia C. Dykes, Kathleen R. Stevens, and Marita Titler

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Quality Improvement Project: Analysis of Efficiency of Current Order Set for the Diagnostic Workup Used to Evaluate Neurogenic Stress Myocardium in Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Denise Miller Niklasch and Kathleen Bobay

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Postpartum Weight Self-Management: A Concept Analysis, Jennifer M. Ohlendorf

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Spirituality, Religiosity, Depression, Anxiety, and Drug-Use Consequences During Methadone Maintenance Therapy, Linda B. Piacentine

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A Review of Patients with Renal Disease Undergoing Vascular Access Surgery: Is Gray-scale Ultrasound Enough?, Nancy M. Raml and Susan Breakwell

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Conceptualizing Group Dynamics from Our Clients’ Perspective: Development of the Conceptualization of Group Dynamics Inventory, Kevin A. Tate PhD, Edil Torres Rivera, William L. Conwill, David Miller, and Ana Puig

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Road to Bad Policy Paved with Good Intentions: Forcing the Poor to Buy Only Healthy Food with Government Subsidies Sounds Good, But it Won't Work, Robert V. Topp

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The Effect of Either Topical Menthol or a Placebo on Functioning and Knee Pain Among Patients With Knee OA, Robert V. Topp, Joseph A. Brosky, and David Pieschel

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Topical Menthol, Ice, Peripheral Blood Flow, and Perceived Discomfort, Robert V. Topp, Elizabeth R. Ledford, and Dean E. Jacks

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Verbal Abuse of Pediatric Nurses by Patients and Families, Ann Truman, Myra Goldman, Carlee Lehna, Jill Berger, and Robert V. Topp

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Perinatal Outcomes of Prenatal Probiotic and Prebiotic Administration: An Integrative Review, Leona VandeVusse, Lisa Hanson, and Nasia Safdar

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A Simple Tool to Identify Patients at Increased Risk of Readmission Within 30 Days, Olga Yakusheva

Submissions from 2012

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Integrative Review: Parent Perspectives on Care of Their Child at the End of Life, Ann P. Aschenbrenner, Jill M. Winters, and Ruth Ann Belknap

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Resilience in Family Members of Persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Review of the Literature, Abir Bekhet, Norah L. Johnson, and Jaclene Zauszniewski

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Effects on Resilience of Caregivers of Persons With Autism Spectrum Disorder: The Role of Positive Cognitions, Abir K. Bekhet, Norah Louise Johnson, and Jaclene A. Zauszniewski

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Methodological Triangulation: An Approach to Understanding Data, Abir K. Bekhet and Jaclene A. Zauszniewski

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Mental Health of Elders in Retirement Communities: Is Loneliness a Key Factor?, Abir Bekhet and Jaclene Zauszniewski

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Resourcefulness Training Intervention: Assessing Critical Parameters from Relocated Older Adults’ Perspectives, Abir Bekhet, Jaclene Zauszniewski, and Denise M. Matel-Anderson

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Predictors of New Graduate Nurses’ Organizational Commitment During a Nurse Residency Program, Marilyn Bratt and Holly M. Felzer

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Prehabilitation and Quality of Life Three Months Following Total Knee Arthroplasy: A Pilot Study, Kent Brown, Joseph A. Brosky, Robert V. Topp, and A. Scott Lajoie

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Effects of Pre-habilitation on Self-Efficacy for Exercise and Outcome Expectations for Exercise Among Patients Before and After Total Knee Arthroplasty, Kent Brown, Robert V. Topp, Joseph A. Brosky, David Pariser, and Ann Swank

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A Framework of Academic Persistence and Success for Ethnically Diverse Graduate Nursing Students, Margaret J. Bull, Judith Fitzgerald, and Josie L. Veal

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A Retrospective Study of the Relationship Between Back Pain and Unilateral Knee Osteoarthritis in Candidates for Total Knee Arthroplasty, David R. Burnett, Naira H. Campbell-Kyureghyan, Robert V. Topp, Peter M. Quesada, and Patricia B. Cerrito

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Evaluation of a Coping Kit of Items to Support Children with Developmental Disorders in the Hospital Setting, Jennifer Drake, Norah Louise Johnson, Alice V. Stoneck, Deb M. Martinez, and Megan Massey

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Coagulopathy in the Intensive Care Unit, Diane K. Dressler

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Current Medical Research: Winter-Spring 2012, Richard Fehring

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Statistical Evaluation of the Standard Days Method of Family Planning, Richard Fehring

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The Influence of BMI Levels on Phases of the Menstrual Cycle and Presumed Ovulation, Richard Fehring

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Factors Associated with Nurses' Perceptions of Patient Safety Culture in China: A Cross-Sectional Survey Study, Xianqiong Feng, Kathleen Bobay, Janet W. Krejci, and Barrett L. McCormick

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Short of Transformation: American ADN Students' Thoughts, Feelings, and Experiences of Studying Abroad in a Low-Income Country, Cynthia Foronda and Ruth Belknap

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Transformative Learning Through Study Abroad in Low-Income Countries, Cynthia Foronda and Ruth Belknap

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Normal Weight is Associated with Significant Reductions in Cardiovascular Risk for Adults, Even in Those Who Were Overweight or Obese as Children, commentary on "Childhood Adiposity, Adult Adiposity, and Cardiovascular Risk Factors", Marilyn Frenn

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Sleep Characteristics in Patients with Whiplash-Associated Disorders: A Descriptive Study, Jay S. Greenstein, Barton Bishop, Jean Edward, Allen Huffman, Danielle Davis, and Robert V. Topp

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The Effect of the Tri-Core® Cervical Pillow on Sleep Outcomes among Whiplash Associated Disorder (WAD) Patients, Jay S. Greenstein, Barton Bishop, Jean Edward, Allen Huffman, Danielle Davis, and Robert V. Topp

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Secrets of Successful Short Grant Applications, Patricia S. Groves, Susan M. Rawl, Mary E. Wurzbach, Nancy Fahrenwald, Marlene Z. Cohen, Donna O. McCarthy, Julie Zerwic, Barbara Given, Donna L. Algase, Gregory L. Alexander, and Vicki Conn

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Mexican American Female Adolescents’ Perceptions of Relationships and Dating Violence, Kristin Haglund, Ruth Ann Belknap, and Juanita Terrie Terrie

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A Comparison of Topical Menthol to Ice on Pain, Evoked Tetanic and Voluntary Force During Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness, Pramod Johar, Varun Grover, Robert V. Topp, and David G. Behm

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Children With Developmental Disabilities at a Pediatric Hospital: Staff Education to Prevent and Manage Challenging Behaviors, Norah Louise Johnson, Joel Lashley, Alice V. Stoneck, and Annette Bonjour

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Biological Measurement in Intervention Research, Donna O. McCarthy

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Stages of Change in the Trajectory of Postpartum Weight Self-Management, Jennifer M. Ohlendorf

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Weight-Management Information Needs of Postpartum Women, Jennifer Ohlendorf, Marianne Weiss, and Polly Ryan

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Clinical Observation Reflections from Students in an Interdisciplinary Palliative Care Course, Marcia Phillips, Susan Breakwell, Kim MinJu, and Margaret Faut Callahan

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Parenting Behaviors of African American and Caucasian Families: Parent and Child Perceptions, Associations with Child Weight and Ability to Identify Abnormal Weight Status, Michele Polfuss and Marilyn Frenn

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Parenting and Feeding Behaviors Associated With School-Aged African American and White Children, Michele L. Polfuss and Marilyn Frenn

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Family Planning, Natural Family Planning, and Abortion Use among U. S. Hispanic Women, Dana Rodriguez and Richard Fehring

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Shared Care Dyadic Intervention: Outcome Patterns for Heart Failure Care Partners, Margaret Sebern and Aimee Woda

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Changing Diet Behaviors: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly, Robert V. Topp

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Understanding Stress In The Operating Room: A Step Toward Improving The Work Environment, Robert V. Topp, Jill Berger, and Anthony Vowels

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A Comparison of Two Formulations of Biofreeze on Blood Flow and Vascular Responses to Exercise, Robert V. Topp, Alexander V. Ng, Alyson Cybulski, and Paula Papanek

Reducing Diarrhoeal Diseases: Lessons on Sanitation from Ethiopia and Haiti, Madeline M. Wake PhD, RN, FAAN and C. Tolessa BSc, RN

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Use of the Resiliency Model of Family Stress, Adjustment and Adaptation in the Analysis of Family Caregiver Reaction Among Families of Older People with Congestive Heart Failure, Pi-Ming Yeh and Margaret J. Bull

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Theoretical Substruction Illustrated by the Theory of Learned Resourcefulness (book chapter), Jaclene A. Zauszniewski and Abir Bekhet

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A Decade of Published Evidence for Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing Interventions, Jaclene A. Zauszniewski, Abir K. Bekhet, and Sara Haberlein

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Developing a Screening Measure for Early Detection of Depressive Symptoms: The Depressive Cognition Scale, Jaclene Zauszniewski and Abir Bekhet

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Depression in Older Adults, Jaclene Zauszniewski, Abir Bekhet, and May L. Wykle

Submissions from 2011

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Repeated N-Acetyl Cysteine Reduces Cocaine Seeking in Rodents and Craving in Cocaine-Dependent Humans, Shelley L. Amen, Linda B. Piacentine, Muhammad E. Ahmad, Shi-Jiang Li, John R. Mantsch, Robert C. Risinger, and David A. Baker

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Measuring Use of Resourcefulness Skills: Psychometric Testing of a New Scale, Abir Bekhet

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The Role of Positive Cognitions in Egyptian Elders’ Relocation Adjustment, Abir Bekhet, Rasha Fouad, and Jaclene Zauszniewski

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The Effects of Positive Cognitions on the Relationship between Alienation and Resourcefulness in Nursing Students in Egypt, Abir K. Bekhet, Mervat ElGuenidi, and Jaclene A. Zauszniewski

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Creating a Therapeutic Milieu in Retirement Communities, Abir Bekhet and Jaclene A. Zauszniewski

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Psychometric Properties of the Pressure to Move Scale in Relocated American Older Adults: Further Evaluation, Abir Bekhet, Jaclene Zauszniewski, and Wagdy E. Nakhla

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Implementation of a Virtual Journal Club in a Clinical Nursing Setting, Jill Berger, Heather K. Hardin, and Robert V. Topp

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Effects of Biofreeze vs. Ice on Acute, Non-Complicated Neck Pain, Barton N. Bishop, Jay S. Greenstein, and Robert V. Topp

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Outcomes and Cost Analysis of the Impact of Unit-Level Nurse Staffing On Post-Discharge Utilization, Kathleen Bobay, Olga Yakusheva, and Marianne Weiss

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Perceptions of Professional Practice and Work Environment of New Graduates in a Nurse Residency Program, Marilyn Bratt and Holly M. Felzer

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Advancing Nursing Education Science: An Analysis of NLN's Grant Program 2008-2010, Joanne R. Duffy, Marilyn Frenn, and Barbara Patterson

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Effects of resistance training on functional ability in elderly individuals, Mariane M. Fahlman, Nancy McNevin, Debra Boardley, Amy Morgan, and Robert V. Topp

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Current Medical Research In Natural Family Planning, Richard Jerome Fehring

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Promoting Natural Family Planning, Richard Jerome Fehring

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Pilot Evaluation of an Internet-based Natural Family Planning Education and Service Program, Richard Jerome Fehring, Mary Schneider, and Kathleen Raviele

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What Can Parents Do to Reduce Youth Obesity? An Initial Study With a Diverse Sample, Marilyn Frenn, Amy Heinrich, Claire Schmidt Dohmen, and Jessica E. Pruszynski

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The Effects of a Closed-Chain, Eccentric Training Program on Hamstring Injuries of a Professional Football Cheerleading Team, Jay S. Greenstein, Barton N. Bishop, Jean S. Edward, and Robert V. Topp

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Charting the Future of Wisconsin Nursing: The Work Continues, Judith Hansen, Lea Acord, Marilyn Frenn, and Suzanne Schuler

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Autism Spectrum Disorder: Parenting Stress, Family Functioning and Health-Related Quality of Life, Norah Louise Johnson, Marilyn Frenn, Suzanne Feetham, and Pippa Simpson

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Challenge With Care: Reflections on Teaching Excellence, Stacee M. Lerret and Marilyn Frenn

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Dog Models of Naturally Occurring Cancer, Donna O. McCarthy

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Psychometric Properties of a Measure of Acceptance of Long-Standing Health Problems, Patricia McDonald, Jaclene Zauszniewski, and Abir Bekhet

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The Effect of Acceptance Training on Psychological and Physical Health Outcomes in Elders with Chronic Conditions, Patricia McDonald, Jaclene Zauszniewski, Abir Bekhet, Laura DeHelian, and Diana L. Morris

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Characteristics of the Menstrual Cycle After Discontinuation of Oral Contraceptives, Claudia L. Nassaralla, Joseph B. Stanford, Diane Daly, Mary Schneider, Karen C. Schliep, and Richard Fehring

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An Integrated Review of the Literature on Challenges Confronting the Acute Care Staff Nurse in Discharge Planning, Jane M. Nosbusch, Marianne Weiss, and Kathleen Bobay

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Prehabilitation Before Total Knee Arthroplasty Increases Strength and Function in Older Adults With Severe Osteoarthritis, Ann M. Swank, Joseph B. Kachelman, Wendy Bibeau, Peter M. Quesada, John Nyland, Arthur Malkani, and Robert V. Topp

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Implementing a Virtual Journal Club in a Clinical Nursing Setting, Robert V. Topp

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Fit Into College: A Program to Improve Physical Activity and Dietary Intake Lifestyles Among College Students, Robert V. Topp, Jean S. Edward, S. Lee Ridner, Dean E. Jacks, Karen Newton, Patricia Keiffner, Deborah Woodall, and Kathleen P. Conte

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Prediction of VO2 Peak Using Sub-Maximum Bench Step Test in Children, Robert V. Topp, Dean E. Jacks, and Justin B. Moore

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Comparison of the Effects of Ice and 3.5% Menthol Gel on Blood Flow and Muscle Strength of the Lower Arm, Robert V. Topp, Lee J. Winchester, Amber M. Mink, Jeremiah S. Kaufmann, and Dean E. Jacks

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Effect of Topical Menthol on Ipsilateral and Contralateral Superficial Blood Flow Following a Bout of Maximum Voluntary Muscle Contraction, Robert V. Topp, Lee J. Winchester, Jessica Schilero, and Dean E. Jacks

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Quality and Cost Analysis of Nurse Staffing, Discharge Preparation, and Postdischarge Utilization, Marianne Weiss, Olga Yakusheva, and Kathleen Bobay

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Myocardial Dysfunction in an Animal Model of Cancer Cachexia, Hui Xu, Danielle Crawford, Kirk R. Hutchinson, Dane J. Youtz, Pamela A. Lucchesi, Markus Velten, Donna O. McCarthy, and Loren E. Wold

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Clinical and Cost-Effectievness Analysis of Universal vs. Targeted MRSA Admission Screening in Hospitals, Olga Yakusheva

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Peer effects and the Freshman 15: Evidence from a natural experiment, Olga Yakusheva, Kandice A. Kapinos, and Marianne Weiss

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Psychometric Testing of the Children's Resourcefulness Scale, Jaclene A. Zauszniewski, Abir Bekhet, and Elizabeth Bonham

Submissions from 2010

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Vision, Grit, and Collaboration: How the Wisconsin Center for Nursing Achieved Both Sustainable Funding and Established Itself as a State Health Care Workforce Leader, Lea Acord, Gina Dennik-Champion, Sally Peck Lundeen, and Suzanne Schuler

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Psychometric Properties of the Arabic Version of the Depressive Cognition Scale in First-Year Adolescent Egyptian Nursing Students, Abir Bekhet and Jaclene Zauszniewski

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“As Time Goes by We Improve a Little More”: Relationship Expectations as Described by Young Women in Mexico, Ruth Belknap

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The Relationship of Two Types of Trauma Exposure to Current Physical and Psychological Symptom Distress in a Community Sample of Colombian Women: Why Interpersonal Violence Deserves More Attention, Ruth Belknap, Ashley Marie Schumacher, Bernal de Pheils, Janice Carrol Humphreys, Diva Jaramillo, Agnes Tiwari, and Gladys Eugenia Canaval

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Listening Sessions With Latinas: Documenting Life Contexts and Creating Connections, Ruth Belknap and Leona VandeVusse

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Age-Related Differences in Perception of Quality of Discharge Teaching and Readiness for Hospital Discharge, Kathleen Bobay, Teresa A. Jerofke, Marianne Weiss, and Olga Yakusheva