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Rottman, B., Wyatt, G., Crane, T., Sikorskii, A. (2020). Expectancy and Utilization of Reflexology among Women with Advanced Breast Cancer. Applied Psychology: Health and Wellbeing. doi:10.1111/aphw.12194


Aminaie, N., Mirlashari, J., Lehto, R. H., Lashkari, M., & Negarandeh, R. (2019). Iranian cancer patients perceptions of barriers to participation in decision-making: Potential impact on patient-centered care. Asia-Pacific Journal of Oncology Nursing, 6(4), 372-380. doi: 10.4103/apjon.apjon_11_19

Aminaie, N., Mirlashari, J., Lehto, R. H., Lashkari, M., & Negarandeh, R. (2019). Iranian women's decision-making about undergoing surgery for early-stage breast cancer: preferred roles, experienced involvement, and decisional conflict. Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing, 23(5), 529-536. doi: 10.1188/19.CJON.529-536

Campbell, D. & Dontje, K. (2019). Implementing bedside handoff in the emergency department: A practice improvement project. Journal of Emergency Nursing, 45(2), 149-154. doi: 10.1016/j.jen.2018.09.007

Carriveau, A., Poole, H., & Thomas, A. (2019). Lyme disease. Nursing Clinics of North America, 54(2), 261-275. doi: 10.1016/j.cnur.2019.02.003

Decker, V., Sikorskii, A., Given, C. W., Given, B. A., Vachon, E., & Krauss, J. (2019). Effects of depressive symptomatology on cancer-related symptoms during oral oncolytic treatment. Psycho-Oncology, 28(1), 99-106. doi: 10.1002/pon.4916.

Decker, V., Valenti, M., Montoya, V., Sikorskii, A., Given, C. W., & Given, B. A. (2019). Maximizing new technologies to treat depression. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 40(3), 200-207. doi: 10.1080/01612840.2018.1527422

Dontje, K. (2019). Individualized approach to hypertension management through shared decision making. Advances in Family Practice Nursing, 1, 1-13. doi: 10.1016/j.yfpn.2019.01.005

Given, B. A. (2019). Safety of care by caregivers of cancer patients. Seminars in Oncology Nursing, 35(4), 374-379. doi: 10.1016/j.soncn.2019.06.011

Given, C. W. (2019). Family caregiving for cancer patients: The state of the literature and a direction for research to link the informal and formal care systems to improve quality and outcomes. Seminars in Oncology Nursing, 35(4), 389-394. doi: 10.1016/j.soncn.2019.06.014

Hammer, M., Storey, S., Hershey, D., Brady, V., Davis, E., Mandolfo, N., … Olausson, J. (2019). The bitter links between hyperglycemia and cancer: A state-of-the-science review. Oncology Nursing Forum, 46(4), 459-472. doi: 10.1188/19.ONF.473-484

Harris, M., Devereaux Melillo, K., Keilman, L. J., Peraza-Smith, G. B., Duane, S., Walmer, M., … & Cacchione, P. A. (2019). Basic considerations for understanding, diagnosing and treating symptoms of primary non-dementia psychosis in older adults. Geriatric Nursing, 40(2), 220-224. doi: 10.1016/j.gerinurse.2019.03.004

Iseler, J., Wehrwein, T., & Jensen, C. (2019). A model of academic and service partnership focused on the clinical nurse specialist. Journal of Nursing Administration, 49(6), 294-296. doi: 10.1097/NNA.0000000000000755

Iseler, J., Wierenga, K., Shaid, E. & Hirschman, K. (2019). Implications of transitional care interventions on hospital readmissions in patients with destination therapy left ventricular assist devices. Research and Theory for Nursing Practice, 33(1), 81-96. doi: 10.1891/1541-6577.33.1.81

Jeon, S., Sikorskii, A., Given, B. A., Given, C. W., & Redeker, N. S. (2019). Latent transition analysis of the symptom experience of cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy. Nursing Research, 68(2), 91-98. doi: 10.1097/NNR.0000000000000332

Kamp, K., Dudley-Brown, S., Heitkemper, M., Wyatt, G., & Given, B. A. (2019). Symptoms among emerging adults with inflammatory bowel disease: A descriptive study. Research in Nursing and Health. Epub ahead of print. doi: 10.1016/j.apnr.2018.06.007

Kamp, K., Herbell, K., Magginis, W. H., Berry, D., & Given, B. A. (2019). Facebook recruitment and the protection of human subjects. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 41(9), 1270-1281. doi:10.1177/0193945919828108

Kamp, K. J., Luo, Z., Holmstrom, A., Given, B. A., & Wyatt, G. (2019). Self-management through social support among emerging adults with inflammatory bowel disease. Nursing Research, 68(4), 285-295. doi: 10.1097/NNR.0000000000000354.

Kao, T.-S. A., Reuille, K. M., Taylor, C., & Caldwell, C. H. (2019). Parenting influences on perceived adolescent health risks: A mixed methods approach. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 28(2). doi: 10.1007/s10826-019-01441-5

Keilman, L. (2019). Seasonal influenza (Flu). Nursing Clinics of North America, 54(2), 227-243. doi: 10.1016/j.cnur.2019.02.009

Khan, S., Krallman, R., Feldeisen, D., Montgomery, D., Kline-Rogers, E., Eagle, K. A., Bumpus, S. (2019). Investigation of the effects of the affordable care act within the BRIDGE population. Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, 12(Supp 1), A236. doi: 10.1161/hcq.12.suppl_1.236

Lee, M., Krallman, R., Feldeisen, D., Montgomery, D., Kline-Rogers, E., Eagle, K. A., Bumpus, S. (2019). An investigation of sex differences in the BRIDGE Transitional care clinic population. Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, 12(Supp 1), A241. doi: 10.1161/hcq.12.suppl_1.241

Lehto, R. H. (2019). Active smoking at the time of a lung cancer diagnosis. Asia-Pacific Journal of Oncology Nursing, 6(3), 207-208. doi: 10.4103/apjon.apjon_12_19

Leyden, M., Krallman, R., Feldeisen, D., Montgomery, D., Kline-Rogers, E., Eagle, K. A., & Bumpus, S. (2019). Identifying differences in demographics, management, and outcomes between Type 1 and Type 2 NSTEMI patients. Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, 12(Supp 1), A244. doi: 10.1161/hcq.12.suppl_1.244

Ling, J., Robbins, L. B., & Xu, D. (2019). Food security status and hair cortisol among low-income mother-child dyads. Western Journal of Nursing Research. Epub ahead of print. doi:10.1177/0193945919867112

Ling, J. & Stommel, M. (2019). Parental and self-weight perceptions in U.S. children and adolescents, NHANES, 2005-2014. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 41(1), 42-57. doi:10.1177/0193945918758274

Ling, J., Zahry, N., & Robbins, L. B. (2019). Dose-response relationship in a healthy habits study for Head Start preschoolers. Nursing Research, 68(4), 329-335. doi:10.1097/NNR.0000000000000345

Lourens, G. & Ferrell, D. (2019). Lymphatic filariasis. Nursing Clinics of North America, 54(2), 181-192. doi: 10.1016/j.cnur.2019.02.007

Luo, Z., Wang, L., Sikorskii, A., & Wyatt, G. (2019). Healthcare service utilization and work-related productivity in reflexology intervention for advanced breast cancer women. Supportive Care in Cancer. doi: 10.1007/s00520-018-4592-4.

Marshall, V. K., Given, C. W.,  Sikorskii, A., Given, B. A., & Lehto, R. H. (2019). How adverse events and permanent medication stoppages affect changes in patients' beliefs about oral antineoplastic agents. Supportive Care in Cancer. Epub ahead of print. doi: 10.1007/s00520-019-05073-9

Marshall, V., Lehto, R. H., Given, C. W., Given, B. A, & Sikorskii, A. (2019). Conceptualization of medication beliefs among patients with advanced cancer receiving oral oncolytic agents using a theory derivation approach. European Journal of Cancer Care28(2), e12988. doi: 10.1111/ecc.12988.

Norman, J. E., Kupzyk, K., Artinian, N. T., Keteyian, S. J., & Pohzel, B. J., (2019). The influence of the HEART camp intervention on physical function, health related quality of life, depression, anxiety and fatigue in patients with heart failure. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. doi: 10.1177/1474515119867444

Olsen, D. P. (2019). Ethical issues in dismissing patients for non-compliance. American Journal of Nursing, 119(2), 64-66.

Olsen, D. & Keilman, L. (2019). Ethical considerations in end-of-life care for older persons with lifelong disabilities. Advances in Family Practice Nursing, 1(2019), 61-74. doi: 10.1016/j.yfpn.2018.11.002

Poindexter, K., Lindell, D., & Hagler, D. (2019). Measuring the value of academic nurse educator certification: Administrators’ and educators’ perceptions. Journal of Nursing Education, 58(9), 502-509. doi: 10.3928/01484834-20190819-02

Pfeiffer, K. A., Robbins, L. B., Ling, J., Sharma, D. B., Dalimonte-Merckling, D. M., Voskuil, V. R., … & Resnicow, K. (2019). Effects of the Girls on the Move randomized trial on adiposity and aerobic performance (secondary outcomes) in low-income adolescent girls. Pediatric Obesity. doi:10.1111/ijpo.12559

Reyes, A. T., Kearney, C. A., Bombard, J. N., Boni, R. L., Senette, C. L., & Acupan, A. R. (2019). Student veterans’ coping with posttraumatic stress symptoms: A Glaserian grounded theory study. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 40(8), 655-664. doi: 10.1080/01612840.2019

Robbins, L. B., Ling, J., Clevenger, K., Voskuil, V. R., Wasilevich, E., Kerver, J. M.,…Kaciroti, N. (2019). A school- and home-based intervention to improve adolescents’ physical activity and healthy eating: A pilot study. Journal of School Nursing doi:10.1177/1059840518791290

Robbins, L. B., Ling, J., & Wen, F. (2019). Mediators of physical activity behavior change in the “Girls on the Move” intervention. Nursing Research, 68(4), 257-266. doi:10.1097/NNR.0000000000000359

Rose, K. A., Jenkins, S., Mallory, C., Astroth, K., Woith, W., & Jarvill, M. (2019).   An integrative review examining student-to-student incivility and effective strategies to address incivility in nursing education. Nurse Educator. Epub ahead of print. doi: 10.1097/NNE.0000000000000719.

Sarzynski, E., Ensberg, M., Parkinson, A., Shahar, K., Brooks, K., & Given, C. W. (2019). Health information exchange of medication lists: Hospital discharge to home healthcare. Home Healthcare Now, 37(1):33-35. doi: 10.1097/NHH.0000000000000708.

Sharif Nia, H., Lehto, R. H., Sharif, S.P., Mashrouteh, M., Goudarzian, A.H., Rahmatpour, P., Torkmandi, H., & Yaghoobzadeh, A. (2019). A cross-cultural evaluation of the construct validity of Templer’s Death Anxiety Scale: A systematic review. Omega: Journal of Death and Dying. doi: 10.1177/0030222819865407

Stoeckle, A., Iseler, J., Havey, R., & Aebersold, C. (2019). Catching quality before it falls: Preventing falls and injuries in the adult emergency department. Journal of Emergency Nursing, 45(3), 257-264. doi: 10.1016/j.jen.2018.08.001

Sikorskii, A., Niyogi, P. G., Victorson, D., Tamkus, D., & Wyatt, G. (2019). Symptom response analysis of a randomized controlled trial of reflexology for symptom management among women with advanced breast cancer. Supportive Care in Cancer. Epub ahead of print. doi: 10.1007/s00520-019-04959-y.

Vachon, E., Given, B. A., Given, C. W., & Dunn, S. (2019). Temporary stoppages and burden of treatment in patients with cancer. Oncology Nursing Forum, 46(5), 1-10.

Voskuil, V. R., Robbins, L. B., & Pierce, S. J. (2019). Predicting physical activity among urban adolescent girls: A test of the health promotion model. Research in Nursing & Health. doi: 10.1002/nur.21968

Wisnieski, L., Dalimonte-Merckling, D. M., & Robbins, L. B. (2019).  Cardiorespiratory fitness is a mediator of the association between physical activity and overweight and obesity in adolescent females. Childhood Obesity, 15(5), 338-345. doi: 10.1089/chi.2018.0360

Wyatt, G., Lehto, R. H., & Sender, J. (2019). The prevalence and types of complementary and integrative health therapies used by caregivers of patients with cancer. Seminars in Oncology Nursing. doi: 10.1016/j.soncn.2019.06.005

 Xu, D., Gao, J., Chen, L., Mou, H., Wang, X., Ling, J., & Wang, K. (2019 Aug.). Development of a quality of life questionnaire for nursing home residents in mainland China. Quality of Life Research, 28(8), 2289-2297. doi:10.1007/s11136-019-02180-2

Xu, D., Mou, H., Gao, J., Zhu, S., Wang, X., Ling, J., & Wang, K. (2019). Quality of life of nursing home residents in mainland China: The role of children. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 83, 303-308. doi:10.1016/j.archger.2019.04.009

Zahry, N. & Ling, J. (2019). Parental perceived facilitators for and barriers to participating in a lifestyle intervention to reduce early childhood obesity: A qualitative evaluation. Western Journal of Nursing ResearchEpub ahead of print. doi:10.1177/0193945919866691

Zhuang, J., Hitt, R., Goldbort, J., Gonzalez, M., & Rodriguez, A. (2019). Too old to be breastfed? Examination of pre-healthcare professionals’ beliefs about, and emotional and behavioral responses toward extended breastfeeding. Health Communication, 1, 1-9. doi: 10.1080/10410236.2019.1584739

Zick, S. M., Sen, A., Hassett, A., Schrepf, A., Wyatt, G. K., Murphy, S. L., … & Harris, R. E. (2019). Impact of self-acupressure on co-occurring symptoms in cancer survivors. Journal of the National Cancer Institute Cancer Spectrum, 2(4). doi: 10.1093/jncics/pky064

Flanigan, M.,
 Wyatt, G., Lehto, R. H. (2019). Spiritual perspectives on pain in advanced breast cancer: A scoping review. Pain Management Nursing. Epub ahead of print. doi: 10.1016/j.pmn.2019.04.002.

Kamp, K., West, P., Holmstrom, A., Luo, Z., Wyatt, G., & Given, B. A. (2019). Systematic review of social support on psychological symptoms and self-management behaviors among adults with inflammatory bowel disease. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 51(4), 380-389. doi: 10.1111/jnu.12487

Lee, D., Kanzawa-Lee, G., Knoerl, R., Wyatt, G., & Lavoie Smith, E. (2019). Characterization of internal validity threats to phase III clinical trials for chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy management: A systematic review. Asia Pacific Journal of Oncology Nursing, 6(4), 318-332. doi: 10.4103/apjon.apjon_14_19

West, P., Van Riper, M., Wyatt, G., Douglas, S., Lehto, R., & Robbins, L. (Accepted, November 11, 2019). Adaptation in Families of Children with Complex Communication Needs: Integrative Review and Family Theory Application. Journal of Family Nursing.

FACULTY PUBLICATIONS IN PRESS – ARTICLES, MANUSCRIPTSAkard, T. F., Wray, S., Friedman, D. L., Dietrich, M. S., Hendricks-Ferguson, V., Given B. A., … & Gilmer, M. J. (in press). Transforming a face-to-face legacy intervention to a web-based legacy intervention for children with advanced cancer. Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing.

Harden, L., Krallman, R., Feldeisen, D., Montgomery, D., Kline-Rogers, E., Eagle, K. A., & Bumpus, S. (in press). Comparison of the effects of different antithrombins on atrial fibrillation patients in BRIDGE. Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, 12(Supp 1), A231.

Hershey, D. S. & Given, B. A. (in press). Improving care coordination for comorbidity and cancer: a necessity for patients with cancer. Cancer Nursing.

Kamp, K., Given, B., & Wyatt, G. (in press). Validity and reliability of the 8-item Inventory of Dimensions of Emerging Adulthood in a sample of inflammatory bowel disease patients. Journal of Nursing Measurement.

Kamp, K., Holmstrom, A., Luo, Z., Wyatt, G., & Given, B. A. (in press). Factors influencing received social support among emerging adults with inflammatory bowel disease: A cross-sectional study. Gastrointestinal Nursing.

Kamp, K., Flanigan, M., Thana, K., Terpstra, J., Wyatt, G., & Sikorskii, A. (in press). Expanding application of the Long-Term Quality of Life (LTQL) Instrument to the population of women undergoing treatment for advanced breast cancer. Cancer Nursing.

Given, B. A. & Given, C. W. (2019). The burden of cancer caregivers. In Applebaun, A. (Ed.), Cancer Caregivers. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

Given, B. A. & Sherwood, P. R. (2020). Caregiver role strain. In B. L. Ackley, G. B. Ladwig, & M. B. F. Makic (Eds.),  Nursing Diagnosis Handbook: An Evidence-Based Guide to Planning Care, (12th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier.

Given, B. A. & Sherwood, P. R. (2020). Fatigue. In B. L. Ackley, G. B. Ladwig, & M. B. F. Makic (Eds.), Nursing Diagnosis Handbook: An Evidence-Based Guide to Planning Care, (12th ed). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier.

Given, B. A. & Vachon, E. (in press). Risk-based assessment for late effects and secondary malignancies. In Haylock, P. J., Curtiss, C. (Eds), Cancer Survivorship: Transdisciplinary, Patient-Centered Approaches to the Seasons of Survival. Pittsburgh, PA: ONS Publishing Department.

Simons, L. (in press). Evidence-based assessment of neurologic system. In K. Gawlik, B. Melnyk, & A. Teall (Eds.), Evidence-Based Physical Examination: Best Practices for Health and Well-Being Assessment. New York, NY: Springer Publishing.