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 2014

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

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

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

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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, Kathleen Bobay, and Olga Yakusheva

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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, Towsley 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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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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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

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Authoritative Feeding Behaviors to Reduce Child BMI through Online Interventions, Marilyn Frenn, Jessica E. Pruszynski, Holly Felzer, and Jiannan Zhang

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Effects of Patient-Directed Music Intervention on Anxiety and Sedative Exposure in Critically Ill Patients Receiving Mechanical Ventilatory Support: A Randomized Clinical Trial, Jill L. Guttormson, Linda L. Chlan, Craig R. Weinert, Annie Heiderscheidt, Mary Fran Tracy, Debra J. Skaar, and Kay Savik

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Preferences for Photographic Art Among Hospitalized Patients with Cancer, Hazel Hanson, Kathryn Schroeter, Andrew Hanson, Kathryn Asmus, and Azure Grossman

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Concept Analysis of Empowerment from Survivor and Nurse Perspectives within the Context of Cancer Survivorship, Teresa Arline Jerofke

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Lack of Father Involvement in Research on Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Maternal Parenting Stress and Family Functioning, Norah L. Johnson PhD, RN, CPNP

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Attributed Meanings and Strategies to Prevent Challenging Behaviors of Hospitalized Children with Autism: Two Perspectives, Norah L. Johnson PhD, RN, CPNP; Abir Bekhet; Karen Marie Robinson; and Dana Rodriguez

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Genomics and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Norah L. Johnson PhD, RN, CPNP; Ellen Giarelli EdD, RN, CRNP; and Catherine E. Rice PhD

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Genomics and Autism Spectrum Disorder, Norah Louise Johnson

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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 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

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What Can We Learn from the Existing Evidence on the Business Case for Nursing Investments: The Importance of Content, Context, and Policy Environment, 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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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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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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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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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 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 and Feeding Behaviors Associated With School-Aged African American and White Children, Michele L. Polfuss and Marilyn Frenn

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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 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

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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, 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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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