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 2006

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Psychometric Properties of the Readiness for Hospital Discharge Scale, Marianne Weiss and Linda Piacentine

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Validity and Reliability of the Perceived Readiness for Discharge After Birth Scale, Marianne Weiss, Polly Ryan, and Lisa Lokken

Submissions from 2005

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A Systematic Review of Mammography Educational Interventions for Low-Income Women, Tatiana Bailey, Jorge Delva, Kimberlee A. Gretebeck, Kristine Siefert, and Amid I. Ismail

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Basal Body Temperature Assessment: Is It Useful to Couples Seeking Pregnancy?, Mary Lee Barron and Richard Fehring

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Aiming for Zero Errors: Clarian’s Safe Passage Program Improves Infusion Safety, Dawn Daniels and Kathryn Rapala

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Cigarette Smoking Among Low-Income African Americans: A Serious Public Health Problem, Jorge Delva, Marisol Tellez, Tracy L. Finlayson, Kimberlee A. Gretebeck, Kristine Siefert, David R. Williams, and Amid I. Ismail

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Promoting Healthful Diets and Exercise: Efficacy of a 12-Week After-School Program in Urban African Americans, Hermann-J. Engels, Randall J. Gretebeck, Kimberlee A. Gretebeck, and Linda Jimenez

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Adaptation to Cesarean Birth: Implementation of an International Multisite Study, Jacqueline Fawcett, Cynthia Aber, Marianne Weiss, Susan Haussler, Sheila Taylor Myers, Charlette King, Jennifer Newton, and Virginia Silva

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Attitudes, Intentions, and Ethical Stance of Advanced Practice Nursing Students toward Abortion Provision: Part One B Quantitative Findings, Richard Fehring

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New Low- and High-Tech Calendar Methods of Family Planning, Richard Fehring

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Protocol for Determining Fertility While Breastfeeding and Not in Cycles, Richard Fehring, Mary Lee Barron, and Mary Schneider

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Changing the Tide: An Internet/Video Exercise and Low Fat Diet Intervention with Middle School Students, Marilyn Frenn, Shelly Malin, Roger L. Brown, Yvonne Greer, Jaime Fox, Jennifer Greer, and Sarah Smyczek

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Determinants of Physical Activity and Low-Fat Diet Among Low Income African American and Hispanic Middle School Students, Marilyn Frenn, Shelly Malin, Antonia M. Villarruel, Kimberly Slaikeu, Stephanie McCarthy, Joan Freeman, and Erinn Nee

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Conjugated Linoleic Acid Preserves Muscle Mass in Mice Bearing the Colon-26 Adenocarcinoma, Erin Graves, Andrew Hitt, Michael W. Pariza, Mark E. Cook, and Donna O. McCarthy

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Medical Students' Knowledge of Midwifery Practice After Didactic and Clinical Exposure, Lisa Hanson, Jackie Tillett, and Russell S. Kirby

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Indomethacin Preserves Muscle Mass and Reduces Levels of E3 Ligases and TNF Receptor Type 1 in the Gastrocnemius Muscle of Tumor-Bearing Mice, Andrew Hitt, Erin Graves, and Donna O. McCarthy

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Mentoring Staff Members as Patient Safety Leaders: The Clarian Safe Passage Program, Kathryn Rapala

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Patient Safety. From Metaphor to Model: The Clarian Safe Passage Program, Kathryn Rapala and Karlene M. Kerfoot

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Psychometric Evaluation of the Shared Care Instrument in a Sample of Home Health Care Family Dyads, Margaret Sebern

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Shared Care, Elder and Family Member Skills Used to Manage Burden, Margaret Sebern

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Shared Care Instrument, Margaret Sebern

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Effects of Caffeine on Linear and Nonlinear Measures of Heart Rate Variability Before and After Exercise, Vikram K. Yeragani, Siddartha Krishnan, Hermann J. Engels, and Randall J. Gretebeck

Submissions from 2004

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Connecting New Nurses and Home Care, Susan Breakwell

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Change in Diet, Physical Activity, and Body Weight in Female College Freshman, Scott M. Butler, David R. Black, Carolyn L. Blue, and Randall J. Gretebeck

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The Future of Professional Education in Natural Family Planning, Richard Fehring

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A Comparison of the Fertile Phase As Determined by the Clearplan Easy Fertility Monitor™ and Self-Assessment of Cervical Mucus, Richard Fehring, Kathleen Raviele, and Mary Schneider

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Southeast Asian refugee children: Self-esteem as a predictor of depression and scholastic achievement in the U.S., Patricia G. Fox, Kenneth R. Burns, Judith M. Popovich, Ruth Belknap, and Marilyn Frank-Stromborg

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Conducting Life History Research With Adolescents, Kristin Haglund

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Dietary Recommendations: Where Are We Now?, Donna O. McCarthy

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Indomethacin and Ibuprofen Preserve Gastrocnemius Muscle Mass in Mice Bearing the Colon26 Adenocarcinoma, Donna O. McCarthy, Pamela Whitney, Andrew Hitt, and Sadeeka Al-Majid

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Psychometric Testing of the Self-Care of Heart Failure Index, Barbara Riegel, Beverly Carlson, Debra K. Moser, Margaret Sebern, Frank D. Hicks, and Virginia Roland

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Orthopedic Surgery, Lisa Thiemann

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Couples' Views of the Effects of Natural Family Planning on Marital Dynamics, Leona VandeVusse, Lisa Hanson, Richard Fehring, Amy Newman, and Jaime Fox

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The Wisconsin Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Screening Project, Marianne E. Weiss, Christine E. Cronk, Sandra Mahkorn, Randall Glysch, and Sara Zirbel

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Length of Stay after Vaginal Birth: Sociodemographic and Readiness-for-Discharge Factors, Marianne E. Weiss, Polly Ryan, Lisa Lokken, and Magdalen Nelson

Submissions from 2003

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Beneficial Effects of Flexible Insulin Therapy in Children and Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus, Ramin Alemzadeh, P. Palma-Sisto, Elaine Parton, Joan P. Totka, and Mary De Sales Kirby

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Te Contaria Mi Vida: I Would Tell You My Life, if Only You Would Ask, Ruth Belknap and Pilar Sayeed

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Beliefs of Blue-collar Workers: Stage of Readiness for Exercise, Carolyn L. Blue, David R. Black, Karen Conrad, and Kimberlee A. Gretebeck

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Blame--Do You Know It When You See It?, Patricia R. Ebright and Kathryn Rapala

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Teaching, Practice, and Research: An Integrative Approach Benefiting Students and Faculty, Jacqueline Fawcett, Cynthia Aber, and Marianne Weiss

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An Analysis of the Majority Report “Responsible Parenthood” and its Recommendations on Abortion, Sterilization and Contraception, Richard Fehring

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Peer Leaders and Adolescents Participating in a Multicomponent School Based Nutrition Intervention Had Dietary Improvements, a commentary, Marilyn Frenn

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The Benefits of Nurse-Led Secondary Prevention Clinics for Coronary Heart Disease Continued After 4 Years, a commentary, Marilyn Frenn

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Diet and Exercise in Low Income, Culturally Diverse Middle School Students, Marilyn Frenn and Shelly Malin

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Stage Based Interventions for Low Fat Diet with Middle School Students, Marilyn Frenn, Shelly Malin, and Naveen K. Bansal

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The Perceived Value of Certification by Certified Perioperative Nurses, Kathleen B. Gaberson, Kathryn Schroeter, Aileen R. Killen, and Wendelny A. Valentine

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Change in Quality of Life from Before to After Discharge Following Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation, Kathleen L. Grady, Peter M. Meyer, Annette Mattea, Diane K. Dressler, Sophia Ormaza, Connie White-Williams, Suzanne Chillcott, Annemarie Kaan, Alice Loo, Barbara Todd, Annette Klemme, William Piccione, and Maria Rosa Costanzo

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Sexually Abstinent African American Adolescent Females' Descriptions of Abstinence, Kristin Haglund

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Rh Negative Status and Isoimmunization Update: A Case-Based Approach to Care, Kathryn Shisler Harrod, Lisa Hanson, Leona VandeVusse, and Patricia Heywood

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Localization of Transfected B7-1 (CD-80) in Human Melanoma Cells after Particle Mediated Gene Transfer, Donna O. McCarthy

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Rethinking Nutritional Support for Persons with Cancer Cachexia, Donna O. McCarthy

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Editorial: Are you a prime mover?, Kathryn Schroeter

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Donation after Cardiac Death: The Reinvention of a Forgotten Procedure, Gloria Taylor, Karen Samartan, and Kathryn Schroeter

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Effect of Dietary Sodium on Fluid/Electrolyte Regulation During Bed Rest, W. Jon Williams, Suzanne M. Schneider, Randall J. Gretebeck, Helen W. Lane, Charles A. Stuart, and Peggy A. Whitson

Submissions from 2002

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Altered Expression of Skeletal Muscle Myosin Isoforms in Cancer Cachexia, Gary M. Diffee, Katherine Kalfas, Sadeeka Al-Majid, and Donna O. McCarthy

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Stature at Time of Diagnosis of Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus, John H. DiLiberti, Koryn Carver, Elaine Parton, Joan P. Totka, Gail Mick, and Kenneth McCormick

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Accuracy of the Peak Day of Cervical Mucus as a Biological Marker of Fertility, Richard Fehring

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Holistic Nursing Care: A Church and University Join Forces, Richard Fehring and Marilyn Frenn

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Spiritual Responses to the Regulation of Birth (A Historical Comparison), Richard Fehring and Elizabeth McGraw

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Body Mass Index and Disability in Adulthood: A 20-Year Panel Study, Kenneth F. Ferraro, Ya-ping Su, Randall J. Gretebeck, David R. Black, and Stephen F. Badylak

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Glycemic Index of Popular Sport Drinks and Energy Foods, Randall J. Gretebeck, Kimberlee A. Gretebeck, and Thomas J. Tittelbach

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Use of Heart Rate Variability to Estimate LT and VT, G. K. Karapetian, Hermann-J. Engels, and Randall J. Gretebeck

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Dietary Supplementation with Conjugated Linoleic Acid Does Not Improve Nutritional Status of Tumor-Bearing Rats, Donna O. McCarthy

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Rearing the Child Who is Technology Dependent: Perceptions of Parents and Home Care Nurses, Maureen O'Brien and Carole B. Wegner

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Ethics in Perioperative Practice—Patient Advocacy, Kathryn Schroeter

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Resolving the Uncertainty of Preterm Symptoms: Women’s Experiences With the Onset of Preterm Labor, Marianne E. Weiss, Nancy P. Saks, and Susan Harris

Submissions from 2001

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Community Outreach, Susan Breakwell

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Nurse-Midwives’ Knowledge and Promotion of Lactational Amenorrhea and Other Natural Family-Planning Methods for Child Spacing, Richard Fehring, Lisa Hanson, and Joseph B. Stanford

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Trends in Contraceptive Use Among Catholics in the United States: 1988-1995, Richard Fehring and Andrea Schlidt

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The Theater of Birth: Scenes from Women's Scripts, Lisa Hanson, Leona VandeVusse, and Kathryn Shisler Harrod

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Cancer-Induced Fatigue and Skeletal Muscle Wasting: The Role of Exercise, Donna O. McCarthy

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Resistance Exercise Training Attenuates Wasting of the EDL Muscle in Mice Bearing the Colon-26 Adenocarcinoma, Donna O. McCarthy

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Leptin in Children with Newly Diagnosed Type 1 Diabetes: Effect of Insulin Therapy, Kenneth McCormick, Gail J. Mick, Lisa Butterfield, Hugh Ross, Elaine Parton, and Joan P. Totka

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Living in a house of cards: Family experiences with long-term childhood technology dependence, Maureen O'Brien

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Dietary Intake and Energy Expenditure of Female Collegiate Swimmers During Decreased Training Prior to Competition, Laura Ousley-Pahnke, David R. Black, and Randall J. Gretebeck

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Physical Activity Research in Nursing, Lorraine B. Robbins, Nola J. Pender, Vicki S. Conn, Marilyn Frenn, Geri B. Neuberger, Mary A. Nies, Robert V. Topp, and JoEllen Wilbur

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Integrating Research into Practice: How Nurses in Wisconsin Use Research to Ensure Best Practice, Chris Van Mullem, Laura Burke, Kari Dohmeyer, Marie Farrell, Sue Harvey, Laura John, Carolyn Kraly, Fran Rowley, Margaret Sebern, Kerry Twite, and Roberta Zapp

Submissions from 2000

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Collaborative Institutional Research, Marilyn Bratt

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Influence of Stress and Nursing Leadership on Job Satisfaction of Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Nurses, Marilyn Meyer Bratt, Marion Broome, Sheryl Talcott Kelber, and Lynne Lostocco

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Anthropological Differences between Contraception and Natural Family Planning, Richard Fehring and William Kurz

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Parenting a Second Time Around: An Ethnography of African American Grandmothers Parenting Grandchildren Due to Parental Cocaine Abuse, Kristin Haglund

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A Stress Management Intervention for Adolescents With Type I Diabetes, Anthony A. Hains, W. Hobart Davies, Elaine Parton, Joan P. Totka, and Jo Amoroso-Camarata

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Relationship Between Scholastic and Health Behaviors and Reading Level in Adolescent Females, Steven C. Matson and Kristin Haglund

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Cytokines and the Anorexia of Infection: Potential Mechanisms and Treatments, Donna O. McCarthy

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Tumor Necrosis Factor Alpha and Interleukin-6 Have Differential Effects on Food Intake and Gastric Emptying in Fasted Rats, Donna O. McCarthy

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Antigenicity of Human Melanoma Cells Transfected to Express the B7-1 Co-Stimulatory Molecule (CD80) Varies with the Level of B7-1 Expression, Donna O. McCarthy, Nicole Glowacki, Kathleen Schell, Carol A. Emler, and Mark R. Albertini

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Expanded Practice: The Nurse as Bioethics Consultant, Kathryn Schroeter

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Through the Eye of the Beholder: Multiple Perspectives on Quality in Women's Health Care, Jaynelle F. Stichler and Marianne E. Weiss

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Evaluation of Online Course Discussions: Faculty Facilitation of Active Student Learning, Leona VandeVusse and Lisa Hanson

Submissions from 1999

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Concept Maps: A Strategy to Teach and Evaluate Critical Thinking, Barbara J. Daley, Christine Shaw, Toni Balistrieri, Kate Glasenapp, and Linda Piacentine

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A Mediterrannean Type Diet Reduced all Cause and Cardiac Mortality After a First Myocardial Infarction, a commentary, Marilyn Frenn

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Exercise and Nutrition: What Adolescents Think is Important, Marilyn Frenn

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Chronic Conditions: Symptom Management, Myra M. Hurt and Maureen O'Brien

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Inhibitors of Prostaglandin Synthesis Do Not Improve Food Intake or Body Weight of Tumor-Bearing Rats, Donna O. McCarthy

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The Effect of Nutritional Supplements on the Food Intake of Radiotherapy Patients, Donna O. McCarthy and D Weihofen

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Commentary on “Mothers’ Experiences Caring for Children with Disabilities who Require a Gastrostomy Tube”, Maureen O'Brien

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Commentary on “Planning Educational Services for Children Who Are Ventilator Assisted”, Maureen O'Brien

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Strategic Planning for Research Use in Nursing Practice, Chris Van Mullem, Laura Burke, Kari Dohmeyer, Marie Farrell, Sue Harvey, Laura John, Carolyn Kraly, Fran Rowley, Margaret Sebern, Kerry Twite, and Roberta Zapp

Submissions from 1998

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Religiosity and Sexual Activity Among Older Adolescents, Richard Fehring, Kerry H. Cheever, Karyn German, and Connie Philpot

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Evaluation of the Lady Free Biotester® in Determining the Fertile Period, Richard Fehring and Nancy Gaska