K F Gaffney

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Affiliation: George Mason University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Clinical practice guidelines for feeding behaviors and weight-for-age at 12 months: a secondary analysis of the Infant Feeding Practices Study II
    Kathleen F Gaffney
    School of Nursing, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Worldviews Evid Based Nurs 9:234-42. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Identifying risk factors for postpartum tobacco use
    Kathleen F Gaffney
    College of Health and Human Services, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22020 4444, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 39:126-32. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Encouraging collaborative learning among culturally diverse students
    K F Gaffney
    College of Nursing and Health Science, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, USA
    Nurse Educ 25:219-21. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Postpartum smoking relapse and becoming a mother
    Kathleen F Gaffney
    College of Nursing and Health Science, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 38:26-30. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Postpartum tobacco use: developing evidence for practice
    Kathleen F Gaffney
    PhD Program in Nursing, College of Nursing and Health Science, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA
    Crit Care Nurs Clin North Am 18:71-9, xii-xiii. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Questionnaires for the measurement of infant environmental tobacco smoke exposure: a systematic review
    Kathleen F Gaffney
    College of Nursing and Health Science, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030 4444, USA
    J Nurs Meas 11:225-39. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Smoking among female college students: a time for change
    Kathleen F Gaffney
    College of Nursing and Health Science, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030 4444, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 31:502-7. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Prenatal assessment for childhood discipline experiences
    K F Gaffney
    George Mason University, College of Nursing and Health Science, Fairfax, VA, USA
    J Soc Pediatr Nurs 1:57-63. 1996
  9. ncbi request reprint Tobacco smoke exposure and pediatric otitis media: an empirical basis for practice
    K F Gaffney
    College of Nursing and Health Science, George Mason University, 3C4, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Lippincotts Prim Care Pract 4:508-14. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Early clinical assessment for harsh child discipline strategies
    Kathleen F Gaffney
    College of Nursing and Health Science, 3C4, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030 4444, USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 27:34-40. 2002

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Publications21

  1. doi request reprint Clinical practice guidelines for feeding behaviors and weight-for-age at 12 months: a secondary analysis of the Infant Feeding Practices Study II
    Kathleen F Gaffney
    School of Nursing, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Worldviews Evid Based Nurs 9:234-42. 2012
    ..Clinical practice guidelines for infant feeding behaviors have been developed by national and international health organizations. The relationship between these guidelines and infant weight status has not been established...
  2. ncbi request reprint Identifying risk factors for postpartum tobacco use
    Kathleen F Gaffney
    College of Health and Human Services, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22020 4444, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 39:126-32. 2007
    ..To identify factors associated with becoming a mother that may contribute to postpartum smoking-related outcomes...
  3. ncbi request reprint Encouraging collaborative learning among culturally diverse students
    K F Gaffney
    College of Nursing and Health Science, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, USA
    Nurse Educ 25:219-21. 2000
    ..The setting was a health assessment course with students from 13 countries of origin. Emphasis is placed on effective teaching strategies, student contributions to the process, and the challenges that remain...
  4. ncbi request reprint Postpartum smoking relapse and becoming a mother
    Kathleen F Gaffney
    College of Nursing and Health Science, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 38:26-30. 2006
    ..To propose an innovative, theoretically-derived conceptual framework for studies of postpartum smoking relapse including concepts of smoking abstinence self-efficacy and becoming a mother...
  5. ncbi request reprint Postpartum tobacco use: developing evidence for practice
    Kathleen F Gaffney
    PhD Program in Nursing, College of Nursing and Health Science, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA
    Crit Care Nurs Clin North Am 18:71-9, xii-xiii. 2006
    ..Whether in the labor and delivery suite, the postpartum floor, or the neonatal ICU, acute and critical care nurses have a valuable role to help reduce the incidence of tobacco-related maternal and child outcomes...
  6. ncbi request reprint Questionnaires for the measurement of infant environmental tobacco smoke exposure: a systematic review
    Kathleen F Gaffney
    College of Nursing and Health Science, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030 4444, USA
    J Nurs Meas 11:225-39. 2003
    ..Nursing studies are needed that lead to the development of ETS exposure questionnaires with established reliability and validity that measure both risk and protective mechanisms that occur in the infant environment...
  7. ncbi request reprint Smoking among female college students: a time for change
    Kathleen F Gaffney
    College of Nursing and Health Science, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030 4444, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 31:502-7. 2002
    ..College provides an optimal time to break this devastating trajectory. With an understanding of psychosocial development, nurses who care for college-age women can effect changes in smoking behavior...
  8. ncbi request reprint Prenatal assessment for childhood discipline experiences
    K F Gaffney
    George Mason University, College of Nursing and Health Science, Fairfax, VA, USA
    J Soc Pediatr Nurs 1:57-63. 1996
    ..To explore relationships between pregnant women's childhood experiences with discipline and 1) prenatal plans for disciplining own child and 2) later maternal-infant interactions..
  9. ncbi request reprint Tobacco smoke exposure and pediatric otitis media: an empirical basis for practice
    K F Gaffney
    College of Nursing and Health Science, George Mason University, 3C4, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Lippincotts Prim Care Pract 4:508-14. 2000
    ..Interventions based on the Ask, Advise, and Assist framework are recommended...
  10. ncbi request reprint Early clinical assessment for harsh child discipline strategies
    Kathleen F Gaffney
    College of Nursing and Health Science, 3C4, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030 4444, USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 27:34-40. 2002
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  11. ncbi request reprint Infant exposure to environmental tobacco smoke
    K F Gaffney
    College of Nursing and Health Science, 3C4, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030 4444, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 33:343-7. 2001
    ..To identify infant health outcomes that have been empirically associated with environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) exposure in current international research literature...
  12. ncbi request reprint Prenatal risk factors among foreign-born Central American women: a comparative study
    K F Gaffney
    George Mason University, College of Nursing and Health Science, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Public Health Nurs 17:415-22. 2000
    ..Findings are discussed in light of the paradox of LBW and Hispanic heritage. Recommendations for practice, clinical research, and public policy are also addressed...
  13. ncbi request reprint Tobacco use triggers for mothers of infants: implications for pediatric nursing practice
    Kathleen F Gaffney
    George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA
    Pediatr Nurs 34:253-8. 2008
    ..To extend current knowledge of tobacco use by exploring whether subsets of mothers of infants have unique triggers for smoking relapse during the early stages of becoming a mother...
  14. doi request reprint Risk profiles for overweight/obesity among preschoolers
    Panagiota Kitsantas
    George Mason University, Department of Health Administration and Policy, MS 1J3, College of Health and Human Services, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030, United States
    Early Hum Dev 86:563-8. 2010
    ..Recent research has identified the independent contribution of several maternal and child factors to the development of childhood overweight/obesity. Few studies, however, have examined risk profiles of childhood obesity...
  15. doi request reprint Maternal prepregnancy body mass index in relation to Hispanic preschooler overweight/obesity
    Panagiota Kitsantas
    Department of Health Administration and Policy, College of Health and Human Services, George Mason University, MS 1J3, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Eur J Pediatr 169:1361-8. 2010
    ..Study findings support the design of early and targeted interventions to reduce this risk to the long-term health of Hispanic maternal and child dyads...
  16. doi request reprint Racial/ethnic disparities in infant mortality
    Panagiota Kitsantas
    Department of Health Administration and Policy, MS 1J3, George Mason University, College of Health and Human Services, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    J Perinat Med 38:87-94. 2010
    ..This study examines predictors of neonatal and postneonatal mortality among infants born to black, white, and Hispanic women...
  17. doi request reprint Mothers' reflections about infant irritability and postpartum tobacco use
    Kathleen F Gaffney
    School of Nursing, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia 22030 4444, USA
    Birth 35:66-72. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe mothers' reflections about perceived infant irritability and postpartum tobacco use...
  18. ncbi request reprint Assessing infant health promotion: a cross-cultural comparison
    K F Gaffney
    College of Nursing and Health Science, George Mason University, USA
    Clin Nurs Res 10:102-16; discussion 117-21. 2001
    ..Consistently lower scores by the foreign-born Hispanic mothers on the HOME Inventory led to the conclusion that the instrument may not tap cultural universals in the mother-infant relationship...
  19. ncbi request reprint Two decades of nurse-led research on smoking during pregnancy and postpartum: concept development to intervention trials
    Kathleen F Gaffney
    School of Nursing, College of Health and Human Services, George Mason University, USA
    Annu Rev Nurs Res 27:195-219. 2009
    ..14, 95% CI = 1.08-1.2) for studies that examined comparable prenatal and postpartum smoking cessation outcomes. Implications for future nursing research and evidence-based policy are presented...
  20. ncbi request reprint Mothers' ranking of clinical intervention strategies used to promote infant health
    K F Gaffney
    College of Nursing and Health Science, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA
    Pediatr Nurs 27:510-5. 2001
    ..Strategies that involve one-way messages to mothers were least preferred. Investment in strategies that do not appeal to mothers are likely be ineffective in promoting infant health and wasteful of health care dollars...
  21. ncbi request reprint Infant with iron deficiency anemia
    Margie A Farrar-Simpson
    Inova Pediatric Center, Inova Fairfax Hospital for Children, Falls Church, VA, USA
    Pediatr Nurs 29:463-5. 2003