Kathleen Dracup

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Effects of a home-based exercise program on clinical outcomes in heart failure
    Kathleen Dracup
    School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0604, USA
    Am Heart J 154:877-83. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Randomized, controlled trial to improve self-care in patients with heart failure living in rural areas
    Kathleen Dracup
    From the University of California San Francisco, School of Nursing, San Francisco K D, S M P, S R University of Kentucky, College of Nursing, Lexington D K M University of Nevada, Reno M M P University of California, School of Medicine, Davis T S N, J S and National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, Bethesda, MD L S C
    Circulation 130:256-64. 2014
  3. ncbi request reprint A nursing intervention to reduce prehospital delay in acute coronary syndrome: a randomized clinical trial
    Kathleen Dracup
    School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 21:186-93. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Impact of faculty practice on an academic institution's mission and vision
    Kathleen Dracup
    Department of Community Health Systems, University of California San Francisco School of Nursing, 2 Koret Way, Box 0604, San Francisco, CA 94143 0608, USA
    Nurs Outlook 52:174-8. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint An international perspective on the time to treatment for acute myocardial infarction
    Kathleen Dracup
    School of Nursing, University of California, 2 Koret Ave, Rm N319, Box 0604, San Francisco, CA 94143 0604, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 35:317-23. 2003
  6. pmc A randomized clinical trial to reduce patient prehospital delay to treatment in acute coronary syndrome
    Kathleen Dracup
    University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 2:524-32. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint The missing link
    Kathleen Dracup
    School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Can J Nurs Res 34:111-3. 2002
  8. pmc Acute coronary syndrome: what do patients know?
    Kathleen Dracup
    School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1049-54. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Relationship of persistent symptoms of anxiety to morbidity and mortality outcomes in patients with coronary heart disease
    Debra K Moser
    College of Nursing, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536 0232, USA
    Psychosom Med 73:803-9. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a Web-based education and counseling pilot program for older heart failure patients
    Cheryl Westlake
    Department of Nursing, California State University Fullerton, Fullerton, CA, USA
    Prog Cardiovasc Nurs 22:20-6. 2007

Detail Information

Publications94

  1. ncbi request reprint Effects of a home-based exercise program on clinical outcomes in heart failure
    Kathleen Dracup
    School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0604, USA
    Am Heart J 154:877-83. 2007
    ..Exercise training improves exercise capacity in patients with heart failure (HF) but the long-term effects on clinical outcomes remain unknown...
  2. ncbi request reprint Randomized, controlled trial to improve self-care in patients with heart failure living in rural areas
    Kathleen Dracup
    From the University of California San Francisco, School of Nursing, San Francisco K D, S M P, S R University of Kentucky, College of Nursing, Lexington D K M University of Nevada, Reno M M P University of California, School of Medicine, Davis T S N, J S and National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, Bethesda, MD L S C
    Circulation 130:256-64. 2014
    ..We conducted a randomized, clinical trial to determine the impact of an educational intervention on the composite end point of HF rehospitalization and cardiac death in this population...
  3. ncbi request reprint A nursing intervention to reduce prehospital delay in acute coronary syndrome: a randomized clinical trial
    Kathleen Dracup
    School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 21:186-93. 2006
    ..Patients are being followed for 2 years from the time of enrollment. The purpose of this article is to describe the intervention and its theoretical framework, and to outline the design of this randomized controlled trial...
  4. ncbi request reprint Impact of faculty practice on an academic institution's mission and vision
    Kathleen Dracup
    Department of Community Health Systems, University of California San Francisco School of Nursing, 2 Koret Way, Box 0604, San Francisco, CA 94143 0608, USA
    Nurs Outlook 52:174-8. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint An international perspective on the time to treatment for acute myocardial infarction
    Kathleen Dracup
    School of Nursing, University of California, 2 Koret Ave, Rm N319, Box 0604, San Francisco, CA 94143 0604, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 35:317-23. 2003
    ..To compare delay and circumstances of decisions to seek care in patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) in the United States (US), England, Australia, South Korea, and Japan...
  6. pmc A randomized clinical trial to reduce patient prehospital delay to treatment in acute coronary syndrome
    Kathleen Dracup
    University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 2:524-32. 2009
    ..Therefore, we conducted a clinical randomized trial to test whether an intervention tailored specifically for patients with ACS and delivered one-on-one would reduce prehospital delay time...
  7. ncbi request reprint The missing link
    Kathleen Dracup
    School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Can J Nurs Res 34:111-3. 2002
    ..Researchers need to develop expertise in the use of biomarkers and secure appropriate funding for their use. Missing links may be missing no longer...
  8. pmc Acute coronary syndrome: what do patients know?
    Kathleen Dracup
    School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1049-54. 2008
    ..We surveyed patients' level of knowledge about heart disease and self-perceived risk for a future acute myocardial infarction (AMI) in patients with documented ischemic heart disease...
  9. doi request reprint Relationship of persistent symptoms of anxiety to morbidity and mortality outcomes in patients with coronary heart disease
    Debra K Moser
    College of Nursing, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536 0232, USA
    Psychosom Med 73:803-9. 2011
    ..The prevalence of symptoms of anxiety is high in patients with CHD, but their effect on cardiac events and mortality has not been well characterized...
  10. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a Web-based education and counseling pilot program for older heart failure patients
    Cheryl Westlake
    Department of Nursing, California State University Fullerton, Fullerton, CA, USA
    Prog Cardiovasc Nurs 22:20-6. 2007
    ..This approach may be potentially beneficial in delivering educational and behavioral support to this high-risk group in ways that are affordable and accessible...
  11. pmc The Control Attitudes Scale-Revised: psychometric evaluation in three groups of patients with cardiac illness
    Debra K Moser
    College of Nursing, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536 0232, USA
    Nurs Res 58:42-51. 2009
    ....
  12. pmc Gender-specific characteristics of individuals with depressive symptoms and coronary heart disease
    Lynn V Doering
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, 700 Tiverton Avenue, Box 956918, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Heart Lung 40:e4-14. 2011
    ..This study sought to identify characteristics that distinguish men from women with both conditions...
  13. pmc Comparison of prevalence of symptoms of depression, anxiety, and hostility in elderly patients with heart failure, myocardial infarction, and a coronary artery bypass graft
    Debra K Moser
    College of Nursing, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40536 0232, USA
    Heart Lung 39:378-85. 2010
    ..This study sought to compare the prevalence of anxiety, depression, and hostility among 3 clinically diverse elderly cardiac patient cohorts and a reference group of healthy elders...
  14. ncbi request reprint Symptom severity as a predictor of reported differences of prehospital delay between medical records and structured interviews among patients with AMI
    Yoshimi Fukuoka
    Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California San Francisco, 2 Koret Way, Room N611E, San Francisco, CA 94143 0604, USA
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 4:171-6. 2005
    ..The time interval from symptom onset to hospital arrival can guide the decision to start reperfusion for patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  15. ncbi request reprint An international perspective on gender differences in anxiety early after acute myocardial infarction
    Debra K Moser
    College of Nursing, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40536 0232, USA
    Psychosom Med 65:511-6. 2003
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Trajectory of prehospital delay in patients with acute myocardial infarction in the Japanese health care system
    Yoshimi Fukuoka
    School of Nursing, University of California San Francisco, 2 Koret Way, Room N611E, San Francisco, CA 94143 0604, USA
    Int J Cardiol 107:188-93. 2006
    ....
  17. pmc Correlates of fatigue in patients with heart failure
    Lorraine S Evangelista
    University of California, Los Angeles School of Nursing, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6918, USA
    Prog Cardiovasc Nurs 23:12-7. 2008
    ..These findings suggest the need for multiple risk factor intervention strategies that improve physical and emotional health to decrease fatigue. Patients with depression warrant particular scrutiny...
  18. pmc The impact on anxiety and perceived control of a short one-on-one nursing intervention designed to decrease treatment seeking delay in people with coronary heart disease
    Debra K Moser
    University of Kentucky, College of Nursing, Lexington, KY 40536 0232, USA
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 11:160-7. 2012
    ..Patient delay in seeking treatment for acute coronary syndrome symptoms remains a problem. Thus, it is vital to test interventions to improve this behavior, but at the same time it is essential that interventions not increase anxiety...
  19. ncbi request reprint Emotional functioning drives quality of life in men with heart failure
    Teresita Corvera-Tindel
    VA Nursing Research Department, VA Greater Los Angeles Health Care System, School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Prog Cardiovasc Nurs 24:2-11. 2009
    ..03) accounted for lower C-QLI scores (R2=0.33, P=.03). Compared with physical functioning, emotional functioning and younger age have a stronger relationship to QOL in men with HF...
  20. ncbi request reprint Is severity of chest pain a cue for women and men to recognize acute myocardial infarction symptoms as cardiac in origin?
    Yoshimi Fukuoka
    School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Prog Cardiovasc Nurs 22:132-7. 2007
    ..39-10.25), but not severity of chest pain. As opposed to men, severe chest pain may not be a cue for women to interpret their symptom as cardiac in origin. Education and counseling must take sex differences into account to be effective...
  21. ncbi request reprint Physical activity patterns in heart transplant women
    Lorraine S Evangelista
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 20:334-9. 2005
    ..Given the association between physical activity and overall QOL and relevant health indicators, measures to enhance physical activity need to be developed and tested; these strategies may be beneficial in improving overall outcomes...
  22. ncbi request reprint Emotional well-being in spouses of patients with advanced heart failure
    Kathleen Dracup
    School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco School of Nursing N319C, 2 Kirkham St, Box 0604, San Francisco, CA 94143 0604 USA
    Heart Lung 33:354-61. 2004
    ..Heart failure (HF) is a chronic illness with a poor prognosis that is increasing in prevalence and incidence, yet little is know about its effect on the family, particularly the spouse...
  23. ncbi request reprint Prehospital delay and independent/interdependent construal of self among Japanese patients with acute myocardial infarction
    Yoshimi Fukuoka
    Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California, 2 Koret Way, Box 0604, San Francisco, CA 94143 0604, USA
    Soc Sci Med 60:2025-34. 2005
    ..In conclusion, cultural variation within this Japanese group was observed and was associated with prehospital delay time...
  24. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in reasons patients delay in seeking treatment for acute myocardial infarction symptoms
    Debra K Moser
    College of Nursing, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 56:45-54. 2005
    ..08 versus 3.10 h), but there are important gender differences in the reasons patients delay and in their patterns of decision-making that may assist clinicians trying to tailor interventions...
  25. pmc Prehospital electrocardiographic manifestations of acute myocardial ischemia independently predict adverse hospital outcomes
    Jessica K Zègre Hemsey
    Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, School of Nursing, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Emerg Med 44:955-61. 2013
    ..Little is known about the prognostic value of ischemia found on PH ECG...
  26. doi request reprint Family caregiving in pulmonary arterial hypertension
    Boyoung Hwang
    School of Nursing, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095 6917, USA
    Heart Lung 41:26-34. 2012
    ..This study sought to describe depressive symptoms, types of performed care tasks, social support, and the impact of caregiving among family caregivers of patients with PAH...
  27. pmc Who listens to our advice? A secondary analysis of data from a clinical trial testing an intervention designed to decrease delay in seeking treatment for acute coronary syndrome
    Barbara Riegel
    School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4217, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 85:e33-8. 2011
    ..Understanding which patients respond best to particular interventions designed to decrease delay time would provide mechanistic insights into the process by which interventions work...
  28. ncbi request reprint Hope, mood states and quality of life in female heart transplant recipients
    Lorraine S Evangelista
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 22:681-6. 2003
    ..This exploratory study was done to describe levels of hope, mood states and QOL; examine relationships between these variables and demographic characteristics; and identify predictors of QOL in female heart transplant recipients...
  29. doi request reprint Does oxygen saturation or distance walked predict rehospitalization in heart failure?
    Jill Howie-Esquivel
    Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 23:349-56. 2008
    ..It is known that sex and ethnicity influence rehospitalization rates. Several measures easily and conveniently obtained before discharge are arterial oxygen saturation (SaO2) and distance walked during the 6-minute walk test (6MWT)...
  30. ncbi request reprint Impact of obesity on quality of life and depression in patients with heart failure
    Lorraine S Evangelista
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, 700 Tiverton, Factor Building, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6918, USA
    Eur J Heart Fail 8:750-5. 2006
    ..We therefore examined the relationship between obesity, HRQOL, and depression in 358 patients with HF...
  31. pmc Differences in mortality in acute coronary syndrome symptom clusters
    Barbara Riegel
    School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Am Heart J 159:392-8. 2010
    ..We sought to identify which ACS symptoms are related-symptom clusters-and to determine if sample characteristics, response times, and outcomes differ among symptom cluster groups...
  32. ncbi request reprint Do Japanese workers who experience an acute myocardial infarction believe their prolonged working hours are a cause?
    Yoshimi Fukuoka
    School of Nursing, University of California San Francisco, 2 Koret Way, Room N611E, San Francisco, California 94143 0604, United States
    Int J Cardiol 100:29-35. 2005
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Two-year follow-up of quality of life in patients referred for heart transplant
    Lorraine S Evangelista
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Heart Lung 34:187-93. 2005
    ..Little is known, however, about the comparative effects of surgical or medical treatment on the HRQOL of these chronically ill patients over time...
  34. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of a home-based exercise program for overweight and obese patients with advanced heart failure
    Lorraine S Evangelista
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Am J Cardiol 97:886-90. 2006
    ..63 +/- 0.94 vs 1.07 +/- 0.95, p <0.05). In conclusion, the findings demonstrate the beneficial effects of a low-level, home-based walking program on weight loss in overweight and obese patients with advanced HF...
  35. pmc Assessing health literacy in heart failure patients
    Susan Robinson
    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Card Fail 17:887-92. 2011
    ..We investigated the relationship between the S-TOFHLA total score at the recommended 7-minute limit and with no time limit (NTL)...
  36. pmc Smoking among women following heart transplantation: should we be concerned?
    Lorraine Evangelista
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6918, USA
    Prog Cardiovasc Nurs 24:119-23. 2009
    ..Our findings suggest the need for aggressive screening and risk factor interventions to promote smoking cessation before and after HTX in this unique population of female HTX recipients...
  37. ncbi request reprint Developing a Web-based education and counseling program for heart failure patients
    Lorraine S Evangelista
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6918, USA
    Prog Cardiovasc Nurs 21:196-201. 2006
    ..The authors found that elderly persons with limited computer skills can and will use Web resources to obtain information when given adequate instructions on how to access the Web pages...
  38. ncbi request reprint Functional status and perceived control influence quality of life in female heart transplant recipients
    Lorraine S Evangelista
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095 6918, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 23:360-7. 2004
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Psychometric evaluation of the Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) Response Index
    Barbara Riegel
    School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6096, USA
    Res Nurs Health 30:584-94. 2007
    ..Scale scores were significantly correlated but without evidence of multicolinearity. Initial tests of reliability and validity support further testing of this new instrument...
  40. ncbi request reprint Meaning and life purpose: the perspectives of post-transplant women
    Lorraine S Evangelista
    University of California, Los Angeles, School of Nursing, Los Angeles, California 90025, USA
    Heart Lung 32:250-7. 2003
    ..A descriptive, exploratory study was conducted to examine perceptions and meanings assigned to the experience of end-stage heart failure and transplant surgery in female recipients...
  41. ncbi request reprint Role of spousal anxiety and depression in patients' psychosocial recovery after a cardiac event
    Debra K Moser
    College of Nursing, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536 0232, USA
    Psychosom Med 66:527-32. 2004
    ....
  42. doi request reprint Clinical and socio-demographic predictors of postoperative vital exhaustion in patients after cardiac surgery
    Pamela S Miller
    School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0606, USA
    Heart Lung 42:98-104. 2013
    ..However, the attributes of vital exhaustion following coronary artery bypass (CABG) surgery are poorly understood...
  43. ncbi request reprint Predictors of in-hospital delay to reperfusion in patients with acute myocardial infarction in Japan
    Yoshimi Fukuoka
    School of Nursing, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Emerg Med 31:241-5. 2006
    ..Moreover, Japanese physicians should be aware that admitting patients directly to the hospital and bypassing the Emergency Department might increase delay to treatment...
  44. doi request reprint Family caregiving for patients with heart failure: types of care provided and gender differences
    Boyoung Hwang
    School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Card Fail 16:398-403. 2010
    ..The aims of the study were to compare the kind and amount of care provided by partners of HF patients and partners of healthy individuals and to examine the associations between gender and the performance of caregiving tasks...
  45. ncbi request reprint Validity of pedometers for measuring exercise adherence in heart failure patients
    Lorraine S Evangelista
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095 6918, USA
    J Card Fail 11:366-71. 2005
    ..We conducted this study to determine the validity of pedometers as a measure of exercise adherence to a home-based walking program in heart failure patients...
  46. pmc Health-related quality of life: The impact of diagnostic angiography
    Jo Ann Eastwood
    School of Nursing, University of California Los Angeles, California 90095 1702, USA
    Heart Lung 40:147-55. 2011
    ..Little is known regarding the effects of index angiograms on health-related quality of life related to angiographic outcome, that is, positive or negative for coronary heart disease (CHD)...
  47. ncbi request reprint Are there gender differences in the reasons why African Americans delay in seeking medical help for symptoms of an acute myocardial infarction?
    Angela D Banks
    University of San Francisco, Department of Adult Health, San Francisco, California, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:221-7. 2007
    ..To identify gender differences in delay time and the reasons why African Americans delay in seeking medical care for symptoms of acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  48. ncbi request reprint Compliance behaviors of elderly patients with advanced heart failure
    Lorraine Evangelista
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles Calif 90095 6918, USA
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 18:197-206; quiz 207-8. 2003
    ..Assumptions about older age being related to noncompliance appear invalid in patients with HF...
  49. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with prolonged prehospital delay of African Americans with acute myocardial infarction
    Angela D Banks
    School of Nursing, University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Am J Crit Care 15:149-57. 2006
    ..Delays in seeking treatment for signs and symptoms of acute myocardial infarction are longer for African Americans than for whites...
  50. ncbi request reprint The measurement of brain natriuretic peptide in heart failure: precision, accuracy, and implications for practice
    Jill N Howie
    Department of Physiological Nursing, Box 0610, N631G, UCSF School of Nursing, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    AACN Clin Issues 14:520-31. 2003
    ..Ultimately, BNP testing may improve the accuracy of the diagnosis of HF and guide best treatment practices...
  51. ncbi request reprint Emotional well-being of heart failure patients and their caregivers
    Lorraine S Evangelista
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, 90025, USA
    J Card Fail 8:300-5. 2002
    ....
  52. pmc Is exercise adherence associated with clinical outcomes in patients with advanced heart failure?
    Lorraine S Evangelista
    University of California Los Angeles, School of Nursing, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6918, USA
    Phys Sportsmed 38:28-36. 2010
    ....
  53. doi request reprint Communication with hospitalized heart failure patients
    Jill Howie-Esquivel
    Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 11:216-22. 2012
    ..Communication with heart failure (HF) patients about their condition and wishes for end-of-life care is recommended in all HF guidelines...
  54. doi request reprint Caregiving for patients with heart failure: impact on patients' families
    Boyoung Hwang
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, 90095 6917, USA
    Am J Crit Care 20:431-41; quiz 442. 2011
    ..In addition, social support and positive aspects of caregiving have received little attention...
  55. ncbi request reprint Effect of gender, ethnicity, pulmonary disease, and symptom stability on rehospitalization in patients with heart failure
    Jill Howie-Esquivel
    Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Am J Cardiol 100:1139-44. 2007
    ..Evaluation for support services is needed to prevent rehospitalization, especially in women and nonwhites...
  56. doi request reprint Effect of job strain and depressive symptoms upon returning to work after acute coronary syndrome
    Yoshimi Fukuoka
    Physiological Nursing, University of California San Francisco, 2 Koret Way, Box 0610, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Soc Sci Med 68:1875-81. 2009
    ..An earlier return to work might be promoted by interventions focused on reducing psychological job demand, increasing perceived job control, and treating depressive symptoms...
  57. ncbi request reprint BNP as discharge criteria for heart failure
    Mary A Caldwell
    School of Nursing, University of California San Francisco, Box 0610, San Francisco, CA 94143 0610, USA
    J Card Fail 9:416-22. 2003
    ....
  58. pmc Pain and heart failure: unrecognized and untreated
    Lorraine S Evangelista
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095 6918, USA
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 8:169-73. 2009
    ..The current study was conducted to: 1) examine the prevalence of pain in cohort of patients with chronic HF (New York Heart Association class I-IV); and 2) determine the relationship between pain and QOL...
  59. ncbi request reprint Illness attribution among Japanese patients with acute myocardial infarction
    Yoshimi Fukuoka
    School of Nursing, University of California San Francisco, 94143 0604, USA
    Heart Lung 33:146-53. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe causal attribution of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) in Japanese patients...
  60. ncbi request reprint Knowledge of heart attack symptoms in older men and women at risk for acute myocardial infarction
    Dorothy France Tullmann
    Department of Nursing, California State University, Bakersfield, CA, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 25:33-9. 2005
    ....
  61. ncbi request reprint Perceived control reduces emotional stress in patients with heart failure
    Kathleen Dracup
    School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0604, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 22:90-3. 2003
    ..Interventions designed to increase perceived control may be an important aspect of HF care, but require testing in randomized trials...
  62. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in treatment-seeking delays among heart failure patients
    Lorraine S Evangelista
    University of California, Los Angeles, School of Nursing, USA
    J Card Fail 8:381-6. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was (1) to describe racial differences in treatment-seeking delays for HF symptoms and (2) to identify racial differences in hospital readmission rates, functional status, and total length of stay...
  63. doi request reprint An initial analysis: working hours and delay in seeking care during acute coronary events
    Yoshimi Fukuoka
    University of California San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 28:734-40. 2010
    ..The purpose of the study was to examine the association between working hours, job strain, and duration of prehospital delay in seeking care by employed patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) in the United States and Japan...
  64. ncbi request reprint Reflections on the doctorate of nursing practice
    Kathleen Dracup
    School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Nurs Outlook 53:177-82. 2005
    ..Finally, we question whether the DNP will create confusion among colleagues and consumers. We recommend that the adoption of the DNP only occur after thoughtful discussion both within and outside the profession...
  65. doi request reprint Innovative options for the doctoral dissertation in nursing
    Susan Robinson
    University ofCalifornia, San Francisco, School of Nursing, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Nurs Outlook 56:174-8. 2008
    ..The benefits and challenges of each format to doctoral students and faculty are discussed. The discussion reflects changing trends in the nursing profession as an academic discipline...
  66. pmc New insights into compliance with a mobile phone diary and pedometer use in sedentary women
    Yoshimi Fukuoka
    Institute for Health and Aging, Dept of Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of California San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Phys Act Health 8:398-403. 2011
    ....
  67. pmc Prehospital 12-lead ST-segment monitoring improves the early diagnosis of acute coronary syndrome
    Jessica K Zègre Hemsey
    School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Electrocardiol 45:266-71. 2012
    ....
  68. pmc Rapid response systems in adult academic medical centers
    Kathryn A Wood
    Department of Physiological Nursing, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 35:475-82, 437. 2009
    ....
  69. ncbi request reprint The accelerated doctoral program in nursing: a university-foundation partnership
    Dorrie K Fontaine
    School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0604, USA
    J Nurs Educ 46:159-64. 2007
    ..This partnership is an innovative solution to the current nursing crisis...
  70. ncbi request reprint Beyond the patient: caring for families
    Kathleen Dracup
    School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Commun Nurs Res 35:53-61. 2002
  71. doi request reprint The Doctor of Nursing Practice: a national workforce perspective
    Linda Cronenwett
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Nursing, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Nurs Outlook 59:9-17. 2011
    ..Recommendations to ensure continuing development of advanced nursing practice that serves the interests and needs of the public now and in the future are presented within the context of a national workforce perspective...
  72. ncbi request reprint Correlates of health-related quality of life in patients with heart failure
    Cheryl Westlake
    California State University, Fullerton, CA, USA
    Heart Lung 31:85-93. 2002
    ....
  73. ncbi request reprint Using a collaborative weaning plan to decrease duration of mechanical ventilation and length of stay in the intensive care unit for patients receiving long-term ventilation
    Elizabeth Henneman
    University of California, Los Angeles, Medical Center, USA
    Am J Crit Care 11:132-40. 2002
    ..Unfortunately, many of the structures used in critical care units to plan and evaluate care do not lend themselves to collaborative management of patients...
  74. ncbi request reprint Task Force on Strategic Research Direction: Population/Outcomes/Epidemiology/Social Science Subgroup key science topics report
    Lori Mosca
    Circulation 106:e167-72. 2002
  75. ncbi request reprint Synergizing acute care and palliative care to optimise nursing care in end-stage cardiorespiratory disease
    Patricia M Davidson
    School of Nursing, Family and Community Health University of Western Sydney, Division of Medicine, St George Hospital, Sydney, NSW
    Aust Crit Care 15:64-9. 2002
    ..Issues for refinement of acute and critical care nursing practice and research priorities are identified to create a synergy between these philosophical perspectives...
  76. ncbi request reprint Predictors of women's attendance at cardiac rehabilitation programs
    Robyn Gallagher
    Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
    Prog Cardiovasc Nurs 18:121-6. 2003
    ..Women were likely to adhere to smoking, medication, and stress modification guidelines but unlikely to adhere to modification guidelines for diet and exercise...
  77. ncbi request reprint Effects of a home walking exercise program on functional status and symptoms in heart failure
    Teresita Corvera-Tindel
    Greater Los Angeles, Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Los Angeles, Calif, USA
    Am Heart J 147:339-46. 2004
    ..Thus, we sought to evaluate the effects of a 12-week home walking exercise program on functional status and symptoms in patients with heart failure...
  78. ncbi request reprint Integrated, collaborative palliative care in heart failure: the St. George Heart Failure Service experience 1999-2002
    Patricia M Davidson
    School of Nursing, Family and Community Health, University of Western Sydney, and Western Sydney Area Health Service, Sydney, Australia
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 19:68-75. 2004
    ..This condition has outcomes worse than many cancers; however, patients are often denied the benefits of palliative care with its important emphasis on symptom management, spirituality, and emotional health and focus on family issues...
  79. ncbi request reprint Effects of a telephone counseling intervention on psychosocial adjustment in women following a cardiac event
    Robyn Gallagher
    Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
    Heart Lung 32:79-87. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to test the effect of a post-discharge telephone counseling intervention on women's psychosocial adjustment following a cardiac event...
  80. ncbi request reprint Living with heart failure: depression and quality of life in patients and spouses
    Jan Martensson
    Department of Cardiology, Ryhov County Hospital, Jonkoping, Sweden
    J Heart Lung Transplant 22:460-7. 2003
    ..Therefore, we conducted a study of patients and spouses to compare their levels of depression and health-related quality of life (HRQOL), and to identify factors that contribute to depression and HRQOL in patient-spouse pairs...
  81. ncbi request reprint A five-country comparison of anxiety early after acute myocardial infarction
    Marla J De Jong
    University of Kentucky, College of Nursing US Air Force, Lexington, KY, USA
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 3:129-34. 2004
    ..Anxiety is common after acute myocardial infarction (AMI) and has the potential to negatively affect physical and psychosocial recovery. There have been no cross-cultural comparisons of anxiety among AMI patients...
  82. doi request reprint Effective strategies for implementing a multicenter international clinical trial
    Leanne M Aitken
    Research Centre for Clinical and Community Practice Innovation, Griffith University and Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
    J Nurs Scholarsh 40:101-8. 2008
    ..The purpose of this paper is to describe strategies used to administer an international multicenter trial to assess the effectiveness of a nursing educational intervention...
  83. ncbi request reprint Post discharge problems in women recovering from coronary artery bypass graft surgery
    Robyn Gallagher
    Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, University of Technology, Sydney, NSW
    Aust Crit Care 17:160-5. 2004
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  84. ncbi request reprint Development and evaluation of the "Advanced Heart Failure Clinical Competence Survey": a tool to assess knowledge of heart failure care and self-assessed competence
    Sarah J Goodlin
    Patient centered Education and Research, Salt Lake City, UT 84103, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 67:3-10. 2007
    ..We developed a tool to identify self-assessment of skills for advanced HF assessment and management and knowledge of HF care...
  85. ncbi request reprint Reducing delay in seeking treatment by patients with acute coronary syndrome and stroke: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association Council on cardiovascular nursing and stroke council
    Debra K Moser
    Circulation 114:168-82. 2006
    ..Finally, we offer suggestions for clinical practice and future research...
  86. ncbi request reprint Effect of behavioral management on quality of life in mild heart failure: a randomized controlled trial
    Martha Shively
    Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, Department of Nursing 118, 3350 La Jolla Village Dr, San Diego, CA 92161 4189, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 58:27-34. 2005
    ..There were no group differences in exercise performance, physical functioning, mental functioning or general health perceptions...
  87. ncbi request reprint A case for consideration of cultural diversity in heart failure management--Part 1: Rationale for the DISCOVER Study
    Patricia M Davidson
    School of Nursing, Family and Community Health, University of Western Sydney and Western Sydney Area Health Service, Australia
    Contemp Nurse 17:204-10. 2004
    ..Such information will assist clinicians to tailor health care service delivery and ensure the delivery of appropriate, quality care. This manuscript provides the background, rationale and methods for this study...
  88. ncbi request reprint International comparison of factors associated with delay in presentation for AMI treatment
    Sharon McKinley
    Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, University of Technology Sydney, and Northern Sydney Area Health Service, Sydney, Australia
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 3:225-30. 2004
    ..Prehospital delay in response to acute myocardial infarction (AMI) symptoms is well documented in the US and Europe, but little is known about it in Asian countries where cardiovascular disease is increasing...
  89. ncbi request reprint Predictors of noncompliance to exercise training in heart failure
    Teresita Corvera-Tindel
    Nursing Department, Greater Los Angeles, Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Los Angeles, Calif 90073, USA
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 19:269-77; quiz 278-9. 2004
    ..However, factors influencing noncompliance to exercise have not been evaluated. We assessed clinical factors, functional status, and emotional predictors of noncompliance to a 12-week home walking exercise program...
  90. ncbi request reprint Is coping style linked to emotional states in heart failure patients?
    Lynn V Doering
    University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095 1702, USA
    J Card Fail 10:344-9. 2004
    ..Clinicians who counsel patients with heart disease often focus on enhancing coping skills to reduce negative emotions...
  91. ncbi request reprint Cardiorespiratory nurses' perceptions of palliative care in nonmalignant disease: data for the development of clinical practice
    Patricia Davidson
    School of Nursing, Family and Community Health, University of Western Sydney, St George Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Am J Crit Care 12:47-53. 2003
    ..The results of the study suggest a need for nurses to be equipped on both an intellectual and a practical level about the concept of palliative care in nonmalignant disease...
  92. ncbi request reprint The challenge of women and heart disease
    Kathleen Dracup
    Arch Intern Med 167:2396. 2007
  93. doi request reprint Home use of automated external defibrillators for sudden cardiac arrest
    Gust H Bardy
    Seattle Institute for Cardiac Research, Seattle, WA 98103 4819, USA
    N Engl J Med 358:1793-804. 2008
    ..Consequently, home use of an automated external defibrillator (AED) might offer an opportunity to improve survival for patients at risk...
  94. ncbi request reprint Consensus statement: Palliative and supportive care in advanced heart failure
    Sarah J Goodlin
    Institute for Health Care Delivery and Research, Intermountain Health Care, Salt Lake City, Utah 84111, USA
    J Card Fail 10:200-9. 2004
    ..A consensus conference was convened to define the current state and important gaps in knowledge and needed research on "Palliative and Supportive Care in Advanced Heart Failure."..