Publications by faculty in the University of Iowa College of Nursing.


Publications from 2011

Informed consent and genomic incidental findings: IRB chair perspectives, C. M. Simon, Janet K. Williams, L. Shinkunas, D. Brandt, Sandra Daack-Hirsch, and Martha Driessnack

Global access to aging information and the gerontology healthy ageing portal, Lisa Skemp, J. W. Ko, C. Missen, and D. Peterson

Promoting continence in individuals with dementia, Janet K. Specht

Effective communication saves lives, Victoria M. Steelman

Sensitivity of detection of radiofrequency surgical sponges: a prospective, cross-over study, Victoria M. Steelman

Designing a safer process to prevent retained surgical sponges: a healthcare failure mode and effect analysis, Victoria M. Steelman and J. J. Cullen

Selection of a method to rate the strength of scientific evidence for AORN recommendations, Victoria M. Steelman, T. Pape, C. A. King, P. Graling, and K. B. Gaberson

Heart disease occurs in a biological, psychological, and social matrix: cardiac risk factors, symptom presentation, and recovery as illustrative examples, J. Suls and Rene' Martin

Comparison of Selected Teaching Strategies Incorporating Simulation and Student Outcomes, Elizabeth A. Swanson, Anita C. Nicholson, Teresa A. Boese, Ellen Cram, Anita M. Stineman, and Kimberly Tew


Women with knee osteoarthritis have more pain and poorer function than men, but similar physical activity prior to total knee replacement, S. M. Tonelli, Barbara A. Rakel, N. A. Cooper, W. L. Angstom, and K. A. Sluka

Work environment characteristics of high-quality home health agencies, S. Tullai-McGuinness, J. S. Riggs, and Amany A. Farag

Evaluation of long- and short-handled hand hoes for land preparation, developed in a participatory manner among women vegetable farmers in The Gambia, L. Vanderwal, R. Rautiainen, R. Kuye, C. Peek-Asa, T. Cook, M. Ramirez, Kennith Culp, and K. Donham

Participatory approach to identify interventions to improve the health, safety, and work productivity of smallholder women vegetable farmers in the Gambia, L. Vanderwal, R. Rautiainen, M. Ramirez, R. Kuye, C. Peek-Asa, T. Cook, Kennith Culp, and K. Donham

Achieving quality improvement in the nursing home: influence of nursing leadership on communication and teamwork, A. Vogelsmeier and Jill Scott-Cawiezell

Evaluating Healthcare Facility Design Understanding the Assets of the Built Environment, Carol A. Watson

Racial Gaps in Child Health Insurance Coverage in Four South American Countries: The Role of Wealth, Human Capital, and Other Household Characteristics, G. L. Wehby, J. C. Murray, Ann Marie McCarthy, and E. E. Castilla


The Impact of Maternal Smoking during Pregnancy on Early Child Neurodevelopment, G. L. Wehby, K. Prater, Anne Marie McCarthy, E. E. Castilla, and J. C. Murray

Thyroid Storm Precipitated by Stress in an Undiagnosed Hyperthyroid Patient: A Simulated Medical Crisis, Ann Willemsen-Dunlap, P. A. Leonard, and J. L. Cutkomp

Thyroid Storm Precipitated by Stress in an Undiagnosed Hyperthyroid Patient: A Simulated Medical Crisis, Ann Willemsen-Dunlap, P. A. Leonard, and J. L. Cutkomp

Self Reports of Day-to-Day Function in a Small Cohort of People with Prodromal and Early HD, Janet K. Williams, Nancy R. Downing, A. L. Vaccarino, M. Guttman, and J. S. Paulsen

Family carer personal concerns in Huntington disease, Janet K. Williams, H. Skirton, J. J. Barnette, and J. S. Paulsen

Elderspeak in institutional care of older adults, Kristine N. Williams

Measuring the person-centeredness of caregivers working with nursing home residents with dementia, Kristine N. Williams

Publications from 2010

Remission from substance dependence in U.S. Whites, African Americans, and Latinos, S. Arndt, M. B. Velez, Lisa S. Segre, and R. Clayton

Aging issues: nursing imperatives for healthcare reform, C. Beverly, S. G. Burger, Meridean L. Maas, and Janet K. Specht

Becoming, being and excelling as a physician: Physician motivation, satisfaction, wellness and effectiveness, Richard J. Bogue, B Fisak, and R Lukman

Family Adaptability among Urban African-American Women with Hypertension, K. Brittain, Janette Y. Taylor, and C. Y. Wu

Moving Forward With NANDA-I Nursing Diagnoses With Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act Legislation: News Updates NANDA International News, Jane M. Brokel

The Effect of Written Emotional Expression on Reducing Stress in Cancer Family Caregivers, Howard K. Butcher, Heide C. Bursch, and Elena Perkhounkova

Living in the doldrums: The lived experience of dispiritedness in later life, Howard K. Butcher and M. L. McGonigal-Kenney

Nurses transforming health care using genetics and genomics, K. A. Calzone, A. Cashion, S. Feetham, J. Jenkins, C. A. Prows, Janet K. Williams, and S. F. Wung

Race, care seeking, and utilization for chronic back and neck pain: population perspectives, T. S. Carey, J. K. Freburger, G. M. Holmes, A. Jackman, S. Knauer, Andrea S. Wallace, and J. Darter

Workplace Hazards in Iowa Nursing Homes: Perceptions of Certified Nursing Assistants, Kennith Culp, Sandra L. Ramey, and D. P. Burdsall

Filipino explanatory models of cleft lip with or without cleft palate, Sandra Daack-Hirsch and H. Gamboa

Detection of patient risk by nurses: a theoretical framework, L. A. Despins, Jill Scott-Cawiezell, and J. N. Rouder

Couples' attributions for work function changes in prodromal Huntington disease, Nancy R. Downing, Janet K. Williams, and J. S. Paulsen

Assessing genetic literacy of nursing faculty, students, and practitioners, Martha Driessnack and S. Daack-Hirsch

Am I sure I want to go down this road? Hesitations in the reporting of child maltreatment by nurses, S. S. Eisbach and Martha Driessnack

Comparing the psychometric properties of the Checklist of Nonverbal Pain Behaviors (CNPI) and the Pain Assessment in Advanced Dementia (PAIN-AD) instruments, M. Ersek, Keela A. Herr, M. B. Neradilek, H. G. Buck, and B. Black

Assessing Pain in Persons with Advanced Dementia: Clinical and Research Issues (423), M. Ersek, Keela A. Herr, and J. Shega

Explanations of risk in families without identified mutations for hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer, Anne L. Ersig, Lioness Ayres, D. W. Hadley, and L. M. Koehly

Perception, experience, and response to genetic discrimination in Huntington disease: the international RESPOND-HD study, C. Erwin, Janet K. Williams, A. R. Juhl, M. Mengeling, J. A. Mills, Y. Bombard, M. R. Hayden, K. Quaid, I. Shoulson, S. Taylor, and J. S. Paulsen

The cancer pain practice index: a measure of evidence-based practice adherence for cancer pain management in older adults in hospice care, P. Fine, Keela A. Herr, M. Titler, S. Sanders, J. Cavanaugh, J. Swegle, C. Forcucci, X. Tang, K. Lane, and J. Reyes

Is job-related stress the link between cardiovascular disease and the law enforcement profession?, W. D. Franke, M. L. Kohut, D. W. Russell, H. L. Yoo, P. Ekkekakis, and Sandra L. Ramey

Evidence-based guideline. Wandering, M. Futrell, K. D. Melillo, R. Remington, and Deborah P. Schoenfelder


Neighborhood factors relevant for walking in older, urban, African American adults, N. A. Gallagher, K. A. Gretebeck, J. C. Robinson, Elisa R. Torres, S. L. Murphy, and K. K. Martyn

Evidence-based guideline. Individualized music for elders with dementia, L. A. Gerdner and Deborah P. Schoenfelder

Guiding inpatient quality improvement: a systematic review of Lean and Six Sigma, J. M. Glasgow, Jill Scott-Caziewell, and P. J. Kaboli

Guiding inpatient quality improvement: a systematic review of Lean and Six Sigma, Justin M. Glasgow, Jill Scott-Caziewell, and Peter J. Kaboli

Hyperviscosity of the blood and epidural hematoma, A. M. Goyette, M. Lepine, and Rene' Martin

Evaluation of vehicle substances on vitamin D bioavailability: a systematic review, Ruth E. Grossmann and V. Tangpricha

Report of the executive director., T. Heather Herdman, Gunn von Krogh, Geralyn Meyer, Arlene T. Farren, and Sue Moorhead

Pain in the older adult: an imperative across all health care settings, Keela Herr

Use of pain-behavioral assessment tools in the nursing home: expert consensus recommendations for practice, Keela Herr, Heide C. Bursch, M. Ersek, L. L. Miller, and K. Swafford

Assessing and treating pain in hospices: current state of evidence-based practices, Keela Herr, M. Titler, P. Fine, S. Sanders, J. Cavanaugh, J. Swegle, C. Forcucci, and X. Tang

Standardized nursing languages: essential for the nursing workforce, D. Jones, M. Lunney, G. Keenan, and Sue Moorhead


Maternal genes and facial clefts in offspring: a comprehensive search for genetic associations in two population-based cleft studies from Scandinavia, A. Jugessur, M. Shi, H. K. Gjessing, R. T. Lie, A. J. Wilcox, C. R. Weinberg, K. Christensen, A. L. Boyles, Sandra Daack-Hirsch, T. T. Nguyen, L. Christiansen, A. C. Lidral, and J. C. Murray

Anxiety, depression, and cognitive impairment in dementia-specific and traditional assisted living, H. Kang, Marianne Smith, Kathleen C. Buckwalter, V. Ellingrod, and S. K. Schultz

The collaborative model of mental health care for older Iowans, B. P. Kaskie and Kathleen C. Buckwalter

Where are all the PNPs? Pediatric nurse practitioner practice opportunities and challenges, D. G. Loman and Patricia Clinton

Measuring gerontological research intensity in schools of nursing, Meridean Maas, Kathleen C. Buckwalter, V. S. Conn, and Toni Tripp-Reimer

Factors explaining children's responses to intravenous needle insertions, Ann Marie McCarthy, Charmaine Kleiber, KIrsten M. Hanrahan, M. B. Zimmerman, N. Westhus, and S. Allen

Impact of parent-provided distraction on child responses to an IV insertion, Ann Marie McCarthy, Charmaine Kleiber, KIrsten M. Hanrahan, M. B. Zimmerman, N. Westhus, and S. Allen

News from around the globe, Sue Moorhead and J. Flanagan

News from around the globe., Sue Moorhead and Jane Flanagan

The Beginning Breastfeeding Survey: measuring mothers' perceptions of breastfeeding effectiveness during the postpartum hospitalization, Pamela J. Mulder and T. S. Johnson

Excessive weight loss in breastfed infants during the postpartum hospitalization, Pamela J. Mulder, T. S. Johnson, and L. C. Baker

$33 Million Available to Train Health Professionals, Robin E. Pattillo

Alternative to Insulin May be Found in Appetite Suppressant, Robin E. Pattillo

ANA to Offer Diversity Awareness Resource Database, Robin E. Pattillo

Another cup of coffee, please, Robin E. Pattillo

Are students as good at multitasking as they think?, Robin E. Pattillo

Are you teaching your students strategies related to bullying in the nursing workforce?, Robin E. Pattillo

Are you using Twitter for your next survey?, Robin E. Pattillo

Assisting your students to work with Spanish-speaking clients, Robin E. Pattillo

Childhood obesity links to gestational diabetes, Robin E. Pattillo

Do Nursing Students Need to Learn How to Coach?, Robin E. Pattillo

Good news related to the demographics of nurse educators, Robin E. Pattillo

Healthcare sector supports curb on use of human antibiotics in food animals, Robin E. Pattillo

Is that itch really a pain?, Robin E. Pattillo

Long-term follow-up in WHS shows walking protects women against stroke, Robin E. Pattillo

Mitochondrial DNA Contributes to Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome, Robin E. Pattillo

Notable Findings from NLN Annual Survey, Robin E. Pattillo

Potential health problems related to oil spill in Gulf of Mexico, Robin E. Pattillo

Challenges assessing clinical endpoints in early Huntington disease, J. S. Paulsen, C. Wang, K. Duff, R. Barker, M. Nance, L. Beglinger, D. Moser, Janet K. Williams, S. Simpson, D. Langbehn, and D. P. van Kammen

Maradolipids: diacyltrehalose glycolipids specific to dauer larva in Caenorhabditis elegans, S. Penkov, F. Mende, V. Zagoriy, C. Erkut, Rene' Martin, U. Passler, K. Schuhmann, D. Schwudke, M. Gruner, J. Mantler, T. Reichert-Muller, A. Shevchenko, H. J. Knolker, and T. V. Kurzchalia

The validity of self-report weight and height as a surrogate method for direct measurement, Yolanda M. Powell-Young

Internal working models of parenting: Motivations of parents of infants with a congenital heart defect, K. Pridham, T. Harrison, M. Krolikowski, M. E. Bathum, Lioness Ayres, and J. Winters

A new transient sham TENS device allows for investigator blinding while delivering a true placebo treatment, Barbara A. Rakel, N. Cooper, H. J. Adams, B. R. Messer, L. A. Frey Law, D. R. Dannen, C. A. Miller, A. C. Polehna, R. C. Ruggle, C. G. Vance, D. M. Walsh, and K. A. Sluka

Developing a statewide medication technician pilot program in nursing homes, P. K. Randolph and Jill Scott-Cawiezell

Cost, staffing and quality impact of bedside electronic medical record (EMR) in nursing homes, M. J. Rantz, L. Hicks, G. F. Petroski, R. W. Madsen, G. Alexander, C. Galambos, V. Conn, Jill Scott-Cawiezell, M. Zwygart-Stauffacher, and L. Greenwald

Impact of health information technology on detection of potential adverse drug events at the ordering stage, L. L. Roberts, M. M. Ward, Jane M. Brokel, D. S. Wakefield, D. K. Crandall, and P. Conlon

Work restrictions: documenting a patient's return to work, Kerri A. Rupe

Implementing Evidence-Based Practices: Considerations for the Hospice Setting, S. Sanders, Melissa Lehan Mackin, J. Reyes, Keela A. Herr, M. Titler, P. Fine, and C. Forcucci

Strategies to engage clinical staff in subject recruitment, Lisa S. Segre, Kathleen C. Buckwalter, and M. L. Friedemann

Nursing care for postpartum depression, part 1: do nurses think they should offer both screening and counseling?, Lisa S. Segre, M. W. O'Hara, S. Arndt, and C. T. Beck

Screening and counseling for postpartum depression by nurses: the women's views, Lisa S. Segre, M. W. O'Hara, S. Arndt, and C. T. Beck

Listening visits: an evaluation of the effectiveness and acceptability of a home-based depression treatment, Lisa S. Segre, S. M. Stasik, M. W. O'Hara, and S. Arndt

The multidimensional experience of noncancer pain: Does cognitive status matter?, J. W. Shega, M. Ersek, Keela A. Herr, J. A. Paice, K. Rockwood, D. K. Weiner, and W. Dale

The association between noncancer pain, cognitive impairment, and functional disability: an analysis of the Canadian Study of Health and Aging, J. W. Shega, D. K. Weiner, J. A. Paice, S. P. Bilir, K. Rockwood, Keela Herr, M. Ersek, L. Emanuel, and W. Dale