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Additive effects of numbness and muscle aches on fatigue occurrence in individuals with HIV/AIDS who are taking antiretroviral therapy.

J Pain and Symptom Management, 41, 469-77.
Wantland, D. J., Mullan, J. P., Holzemer, WL, Portillo, CJ, Bakken, S, McGhee, EM

Funding Sources:
R01 NR04849/NR/NINR NIH HHS/United States
P30 NR010677/NR/NINR NIH HHS/United States

A community-based screening initiative to identify mothers at risk for postpartum depression.

Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing, 40, 52-61.
Horowitz JA, Murphy CA, Gregory KE, Wojcik JJ.

Funding Source:
R01 NR08033  

Grandmothers and caregiving to grandchildren: continuity, change, and outcomes over 24 months.

The Gerontologist, 51, 86-100. Musil, C. M., Gordon, N. L., Warner, C. B., Zauszniewski, J. A., Standing, T., Wykle, M. (2011). 

Funding Source:
R01 NR05067  

Family support and asthma outcomes in adolescents: barriers to adherence as a mediator.

J Adolesc Health. 2010 Nov;47(5) :472-8. Epub 2010 May 14.
Rhee H, Belyea MJ, Brasch J.
University of Rochester, School of Nursing, Rochester, New York 14642, USA.

Funding Source:
R21-NR009837/NR/NINR NIH HHS/United States

Use of temporary nurses and nurse and patient safety outcomes in acute care hospital units.

Health Care Manage Rev. 2010 Oct-Dec;35(4) :333-44.
Bae SH, Mark B, Fried B.
School of Nursing, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, USA.

Funding Source:
R01-NR003149/NR/NINR NIH HHS/United States

Hypothermia and rapid rewarming is associated with worse outcome following traumatic brain injury.

J Trauma Nurs. 2010 Oct-Dec;17(4) :173-7.
Thompson HJ, Kirkness CJ, Mitchell PH.
Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems, University of Washington, Seattle,
Washington, USA.

Funding Sources:
R01-NR004901/NR/NINR NIH HHS/United States (Kirkness)

T32-NR007106/NR/NINR NIH HHS/United States (Landis)

KL2-RR025015/NR/NINR NIH HHS/United States (Disis)

Nurse Coordination of Community-Based Care Influences Medicare and Medicaid Costs

Marek KD, Adams SJ, Stetzer F, Popejoy L, Rantz M. “The Relationship of Community-Based Nurse Care Coordination to Costs in the Medicare and Medicaid Programs.” Research in Nursing & Health , 2010, 33, 235–242

Funding Source:
1 P20 NR 010674-01/NR/NINR NIH HHS/United States

Correcting for Measurement Bias in Comparative Effectiveness Research
Carle AC. ”Mitigating systematic measurement error in comparative effectiveness research in heterogeneous populations.” Med Care . 2010 Jun;48(6 Suppl) :S68-74.

Division of Health Policy and Clinical Effectiveness, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati Medical School, Cincinnati, OH.

Funding Source:
R15NR10631/NR/NINR NIH HHS/United States

Factors that Affect Adherence to HIV/AIDS Therapy in Thailand

Li L, Lee SJ, Wen Y, Lin C, Wan D, Jiraphongsa C. “Antiretroviral therapy adherence among patients living with HIV/AIDS in Thailand.” Nurs Health Sci. 2010 Jun;12(2):212-20.
Center for Community Health, Semel Institute, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90024,

Funding Source:
R01-NR009922/NR/NINR NIH HHS/United States

Quality Reports of Hospital Care for Cancer Surgery Patients

Friese CR, Earle CC, Silber JH, Aiken LH. "Hospital characteristics, clinical severity, and outcomes for surgical oncology patients." Surgery . 2010 May;147(5) (2):602-9.

Funding Sources:

K99 NR010750-01/NR/NINR NIH HHS/United States (Friese)
K99 NR010750-02/NR/NINR NIH HHS/United States (Friese)
R01 NR004513-11/NR/NINR NIH HHS/United States (Aiken)
R01 NR004513-13/NR/NINR NIH HHS/United States (Aiken)
T32 NR007104-08/NR/NINR NIH HHS/United States (Aiken)
T32 NR007104-13/NR/NINR NIH HHS/United States (Aiken)

Assessing Parents’ Management of Their Children’s Pain

Rony RY, Fortier MA, Chorney JM, Perret D, Kain ZN. "Parental postoperative pain management: attitudes, assessment, and management." Pediatrics. 2010 Jun;125 (6):e1372-8. Epub 2010 May 24.

Funding Sources:

T32NR008346/NR/NINR NIH HHS/United States (Grey/Reynolds) 

T32PH10010/PH/PHPPO CDC HHS/United States 

Imaging Predicts Early Cognitive Impairment

Gonzales MM, Tarumi T, Tanaka H, Sugawara J, Swann-Sternberg T, Goudarzi K, Haley AP. "Functional imaging of working memory and peripheral endothelial function in middle-aged adults." Brain Cogn . 2010 Jul;73 (2):146-51. Epub 2010 May 20.

Funding Source:

P30 NR005051/NR/NINR NIH HHS/United States (Brown/Stuifbergen) 

Body Mass Index, Waist Circumference and High Blood Pressure in School-Age Children

Meininger JC, Brosnan CA, Eissa MA, Nguyen TQ, Reyes LR, Upchurch SL, Phillips M, Sterchy S. "Overweight and central adiposity in school-age children and links with hypertension." J of Ped Nursing . 2010 Apr;25 (2):119-25.

Funding Source: R21NR009288 “Aldine – UT Partnership to Prevent Obesity in Youth” (Project PI: J. Meininger)
Cost Effectiveness of Maternal Milk Production for Infants in the NICU

Jegier BJ, Meier P, Engstrom JL, McBride T. "The initial maternal cost of providing 100 mL of human milk for very low birth weight infants in the neonatal intensive care unit." Breastfeed Med. 2010 Apr;5 (2):71-7.

Funding Source: R01NR010009

“Health Benefits and Cost of Human Mild Feedings for Very Low Birthweight Infants” (Project PI: P. Meier) (Additional Support: AHRQ, HRSA)
“Tweeting” for Health Information and Health Promotion

Scanfeld D, Scanfeld V, Larson E. Dissemination of health information through social networks: Twitter and antibiotics. Am J of Infection Control . 2010 Apr;38 (3):182-8.

Funding Source: T90NR010824 “Training in Interdisciplinary Research to Reduce Antimicrobial Resistance (TIRAR)” (Project PI: E. Larson)

Better monitoring for traumatic brain injury patients

Fan JY, Kirkness C, Vicini P, Burr R, Mitchell P. "An approach to determining intracranial pressure variability capable of predicting decreased intracranial adaptive capacity in patients with traumatic brain injury." Biol Res Nurs 11(4): 317-24. 

Funding Source: R01NR004901 “CPP Management Information Feedback and Nursing” (PI: C. Kirkness)   

Examining the symptoms of acute coronary syndrome

Riegel B, Hanlon AL, McKinley S, Moser DK, Meischke H, Doering LV, Davidson P, Pelter MM, Dracup K. "Differences in mortality in acute coronary syndrome symptom clusters." Am Heart J 159(3): 392-8.

Funding Source: R01NR005323 
Menopause, Testosterone, and Cardiovascular Risk

Janssen I, Powell LH, Kazlauskaite R, Dugan SA. "Testosterone and visceral fat in midlife women: the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation (SWAN) fat patterning study. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2010 Mar;18(3):604-10. Epub 2009 Aug 20. 

Funding Source: U01NR004061 “Study of Women’s Health Across the Nation” (PI: M. Sowers)

Other Co-Funding Sources:
AG012495/AG/NIA NIH HHS/United States
AG012505/AG/NIA NIH HHS/United States
AG012531/AG/NIA NIH HHS/United States
AG012535/AG/NIA NIH HHS/United States
AG012539/AG/NIA NIH HHS/United States
AG012546/AG/NIA NIH HHS/United States
AG012553/AG/NIA NIH HHS/United States
AG012554/AG/NIA NIH HHS/United States
HL067128/HL/NHLBI NIH HHS/United States  

Helping Parents Manage their Children’s Asthma

Sidora-Arcoleo K., Feldman J., Serebrisky D., Spray, A. “Validation of the Asthma Illness Representation Scale (AIRS).” J Asthma . 2010 Feb; 47(1) :33-40.
Examining Health Disparities in Heart Failure Patients

Wu J. R., Lennie T. A., De Jong M. J., Frazier S. K., Heo S., Chung M. L., Moser, D. K. “Medication adherence is a mediator of the relationship between ethnicity and event-free survival in patients with heart failure.” J Card Fail. 2010 Feb;16(2) :142-9.
A Better Predictor of Childhood High Blood Pressure

Meininger J. C., Brosnan C.A., Eissa M.A., Nguyen T.Q., Reyes L.R., Upchurch S.L., Phillips M., Sterch S.. "Overweight and central adiposity in school-age children and links with hypertension." J Pediatr Nurs 25(2) : 119-25.
The Complexity of Managing Pain in Older Patients

Kerr P, Shever L, Titler MG, Qin R, Kim T & Picone DM. (2010). “The unique contribution of the nursing intervention pain management on length of stay in older patients undergoing hip procedures.” Applied Nursing Research 2010; 23 : 36-44.
Increasing Breastfeeding Among Urban Low-Income Mothers

Pugh LC, Serwint JR, Frick KD, et al. (2010). “A Randomized Controlled Community-Based Trial to Improve Breastfeeding Rates Among Urban Low-Income Mothers.” Academic Pediatrics 2010: 10 :14-20.
Managing the Pain and Distress of Childbirth

Bergstrom L, Richards L, Morse JM, and Roberts J. (Jan-Feb 2010). “How Caregivers Manage Pain and Distress in Second-Stage.” Labor- J Midwifery & Womens Health 2010 Jan-Feb;55 (1):38-45.
Reducing Aspiration Risks for Mechanically Ventilated Patients

Metheny NA, Davis-Jackson J, & Stewart BJ. (2010). “Effectiveness of an Aspiration Risk-Reduction Protocol.” Nursing Research 2010Jan/Feb; 59 (1):18-25.
Peer Aggression, Depression Linked in African American Teen Girls

Gomes MM, Davis BL, Baker SR, Servonsky EJ. "Correlation of the experience of peer relational aggression victimization and depression among African American adolescent females." J Child Adolesc Psychiatr Nurs. 2009 Nov;22 (4): 175-81.
Little Gender Difference in Heart Failure Self-Care

Lee CS, Riegel B, Driscoll A, Suwanno J, Moser DK, Lennie TA, Dickson VV, Cameron J, Worrall-Carter L. "Gender differences in heart failure self-care: a multinational cross-sectional study." Int J Nurs Stud. 2009 Nov;46 (11): 1485-95. Epub 2009 May 13.
A Clearer Picture of Sleep Deprivation’s Impact

Goel N, Rao H, Durmer JS, Dinges DF. "Neurocognitive consequences of sleep deprivation." Semin Neurol. 2009 Sep;29 (4): 320-39. Epub 2009 Sep 9.
Depression, Diabetes and Insulin Resistance

Wagner J, Allen NA, Swalley LM, Melkus GD, Whittemore R. "Depression, depression treatment, and insulin sensitivity in adults at risk for type 2 diabetes." Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2009 Nov;86 (2): 96-103. Epub 2009 Aug 31.
Strategies to Support NICU Breast Feeding

Cricco-Lizza R. "Rooting for the breast: breastfeeding promotion in the NICU." MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs. 2009 Nov-Dec;34 (6): 356-64.
Closer Marriage, Deeper Grief for Widows

Pruchno RA, Cartwright FP, Wilson-Genderson M. "Effects of marital closeness on the transition from caregiving to widowhood." Aging Ment Health. 2009 Nov;13 (6): 808-17.
Support Program Helps Rural Breast Cancer Survivors

Meneses K, McNees P, Azuero A, Loerzel VW, Su X, Hassey LA. "Preliminary evaluation of psychoeducational support interventions on quality of life in rural breast cancer survivors after primary treatment." Cancer Nurs. 2009 Sep-Oct;32 (5): 385-97.

Premature Infant Growth: A Better Predictor

Patel AL, Engstrom JL, Meier PP, Jegier BJ, Kimura RE. "Calculating postnatal growth velocity in very low birth weight (VLBW) premature infants." J Perinatol. 2009 Sep;29 (9): 618-22. Epub 2009 May 21.

Heart Failure’s Cluster of Warning Symptoms

Jurgens CY, Moser DK, Armola R, Carlson B, Sethares K, Riegel B; Heart Failure Quality of Life Trialist Collaborators. "Symptom clusters of heart failure." Res Nurs Health. 2009 Oct;32 (5): 551-60.

Improving Outcomes for Defibrillator Implant Patients

Dunbar SB, Langberg JJ, Reilly CM, Viswanathan B, McCarty F, Culler SD, O'Brien MC, Weintraub WS. "Effect of a psychoeducational intervention on depression, anxiety, and health resource use in implantable cardioverter defibrillator patients." Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2009 Oct;32 (10): 1259-71.


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