Erika Sivarajan Froelicher

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Women's Initiative for Nonsmoking-VII: evaluation of health service utilization and costs among women smokers with cardiovascular disease
    Erika Sivarajan Froelicher
    Department of Physiological, Nursing, School of Nursing, University of California San Francisco, 94143 0610, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 24:218-28. 2004
  2. doi request reprint Nurses trying to quit smoking using the Internet
    Linda Sarna
    University of California, School of Nursing, 700 Tiverton Ave, Box 956918, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Nurs Outlook 57:246-56. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Beliefs about health, smoking, and future smoking cessation among South Korean men hospitalized for cardiovascular disease
    Min Sohn
    Department of Physiological Nursing, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Heart Lung 36:339-47. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Cultural factors and medication compliance in Chinese immigrants who are taking antihypertensive medications: instrument development
    Wen Wen Li
    Department of Physiological Nursing, School of Nursing, University of California San Francisco, CA 94143 0610, USA
    J Nurs Meas 13:231-52. 2005
  5. 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
  6. ncbi request reprint Cultural factors associated with antihypertensive medication adherence in Chinese immigrants
    Wen Wen Li
    Department of Physiological Nursing, School of Nursing, University of California San Francisco, CA 94143 0610, USA
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 21:354-62. 2006
  7. 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
  8. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation interventions and older adults
    Daniel M Doolan
    School of Nursing, University of San Francisco San Francisco, CA 94117, USA
    Prog Cardiovasc Nurs 23:119-27. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Women's initiative for non-smoking (WINS) VI: reliability and validity of health and psychosocial measures in women smokers with cardiovascular disease
    Erika Sivarajan Froelicher
    Department of Physiological Nursing at the School of Nursing, University of California San Francisco, 94143 0610, USA
    Heart Lung 33:162-75. 2004
  10. doi request reprint Knowledge and beliefs about smoking and goals for smoking cessation in hospitalized men with cardiovascular disease
    Rami Azmi Elshatarat
    Department of Physiological Nursing, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Heart Lung 42:126-32. 2013

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Publications48

  1. ncbi request reprint Women's Initiative for Nonsmoking-VII: evaluation of health service utilization and costs among women smokers with cardiovascular disease
    Erika Sivarajan Froelicher
    Department of Physiological, Nursing, School of Nursing, University of California San Francisco, 94143 0610, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 24:218-28. 2004
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Nurses trying to quit smoking using the Internet
    Linda Sarna
    University of California, School of Nursing, 700 Tiverton Ave, Box 956918, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Nurs Outlook 57:246-56. 2009
    ..Facilitators included working in a smoke-free facility, support from colleagues, and workplace cessation services. The use of Nurses QuitNet demonstrated promise in supporting quit attempts. Quitting was influenced by workplace factors...
  3. ncbi request reprint Beliefs about health, smoking, and future smoking cessation among South Korean men hospitalized for cardiovascular disease
    Min Sohn
    Department of Physiological Nursing, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Heart Lung 36:339-47. 2007
    ..A particularly high rate of smoking among South Korean men corresponds to high rates of cardiovascular disease...
  4. ncbi request reprint Cultural factors and medication compliance in Chinese immigrants who are taking antihypertensive medications: instrument development
    Wen Wen Li
    Department of Physiological Nursing, School of Nursing, University of California San Francisco, CA 94143 0610, USA
    J Nurs Meas 13:231-52. 2005
    ..60. Results showed that most of the scales are applicable and acceptable in a Chinese immigrant population and had good reliability. However, further testing with a larger sample in other regions of the country is indicated...
  5. 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
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Cultural factors associated with antihypertensive medication adherence in Chinese immigrants
    Wen Wen Li
    Department of Physiological Nursing, School of Nursing, University of California San Francisco, CA 94143 0610, USA
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 21:354-62. 2006
    ..Little is known about hypertension control and cultural factors related to medication adherence in Chinese immigrants...
  7. 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
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation interventions and older adults
    Daniel M Doolan
    School of Nursing, University of San Francisco San Francisco, CA 94117, USA
    Prog Cardiovasc Nurs 23:119-27. 2008
    ..Furthermore, use of nicotine replacement therapy has been shown to be safe and efficacious among older smokers with cardiovascular disease...
  9. ncbi request reprint Women's initiative for non-smoking (WINS) VI: reliability and validity of health and psychosocial measures in women smokers with cardiovascular disease
    Erika Sivarajan Froelicher
    Department of Physiological Nursing at the School of Nursing, University of California San Francisco, 94143 0610, USA
    Heart Lung 33:162-75. 2004
    ..This information will be useful to others needing to make choices about selection of health and psychosocial measurements in women smokers...
  10. doi request reprint Knowledge and beliefs about smoking and goals for smoking cessation in hospitalized men with cardiovascular disease
    Rami Azmi Elshatarat
    Department of Physiological Nursing, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Heart Lung 42:126-32. 2013
    ..To describe perceptions of smoking in men hospitalized with cardiovascular disease (CVD)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Tobacco free nurses. The facts on nurses and smoking
    Erika Sivarajan Froelicher
    Department of Physiological Nursing, School of Nursing, University of California at San Francisco, 94143, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 25:198-9. 2005
  12. ncbi request reprint Nurses' perspectives of smoking initiation, addiction, and cessation
    Stella Aguinaga Bialous
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Nurs Res 53:387-95. 2004
    ..It is estimated that 18% of registered nurses smoke. Although nurses can make an important contribution to national cessation efforts, continuing smoking among nurses has been cited as one of the barriers against higher nursing involvement...
  13. ncbi request reprint Women's initiative for nonsmoking (WINS) IV: description of 277 women smokers hospitalized with cardiovascular disease
    Erika Sivarajan Froelicher
    Department of Physiological Nursing, School of Nursing, University of California San Francisco, 94143 0610, USA
    Heart Lung 31:3-14. 2002
    ..This article describes the demographic, psychosocial, and medical characteristics and smoking patterns of women hospitalized with cardiovascular disease (CVD) enrolled in the Women's Initiative for Nonsmoking (WINS) trial...
  14. doi request reprint Measurement of MicroRNA: a regulator of gene expression
    Elena Flowers
    Department of Physiologic Nursing, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94134, USA
    Biol Res Nurs 15:167-78. 2013
    ..The authors also introduce bioinformatic approaches to analysis of high-throughput miR expression and techniques used to create predictive models of miR-mRNA binding to describe possible physiologic pathways affected by specific miRs...
  15. doi request reprint Psychosocial concerns and interventions for patients and their identified support givers to help cope with acute manifestations of advanced coronary artery diseases
    Simone K Madan
    University of California San Francisco, Behavioral Medicine Unit, Mt Zion General Medicine Clinic, 1701 Divisadero St 500, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 27:132-46. 2012
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Tobacco use and dependence
    Min Sohn
    Department of Physiological Nursing, School of Nursing, N631, 2 Koret Way, Box 0610, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0610, USA
    Semin Oncol Nurs 19:250-60. 2003
    ..To review tobacco use and dependence including nicotine pharmacology and addiction, and pharmacologic treatment...
  17. 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...
  18. ncbi request reprint Nutritional risk and low weight in community-living older adults: a review of the literature (1995-2005)
    Carolyn Thompson Martin
    Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:927-34. 2006
    ..Computerized database searches and footnote reviews were used to find published studies on nutritional risk and low weight. Twenty-two research articles are reviewed and summarized. Each study was reviewed according to preset criteria...
  19. ncbi request reprint Nicotine replacement therapy: perceptions of African-American smokers seeking to quit
    Valerie B Yerger
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0612, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 100:230-6. 2008
    ..To explore why some African-American smokers choose not to use nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) when attempting smoking cessation...
  20. doi request reprint Coronary heart disease risk estimation in asymptomatic adults
    Sunjoo Boo
    Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Nurs Res 61:66-9. 2012
    ..However, the ability to combine different test results explicitly in a quantitative way is limited, and a substantial gap remains in identification of those at high risk for future CHD...
  21. ncbi request reprint Lack of awareness and nonadherence in schizophrenia
    Yoriko Kozuki
    Department of Psychosocial and Community Health, School of Nursing, University of Washington, USA
    West J Nurs Res 25:57-74. 2003
    ..59, 95% Confidence Interval = 0.35, 0.96). Other clinical and demographic variables as well as subjective responses were not significant predictors of nonadherence...
  22. doi request reprint Do you need to smoke to get a break?: smoking status and missed work breaks among staff nurses
    Linda Sarna
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095 6918, USA
    Am J Prev Med 37:S165-71. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between nurses' smoking status and work breaks and to explore the relationships among personal, professional, and workplace variables associated with missed work breaks...
  23. pmc Gene-environment interactions in cardiovascular disease
    Elena Flowers
    School of Nursing, Department of Physiologic Nursing, University of California, San Francisco 94143, USA
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 11:472-8. 2012
    ..The interaction between genetic (i.e., biologic, nature) and environmental (i.e. non-biologic, nurture) causes of disease is an important mechanism for understanding both the etiology and public health impact of cardiovascular disease...
  24. pmc MicroRNA regulation of lipid metabolism
    Elena Flowers
    Department of Physiologic Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, School of Nursing, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Metabolism 62:12-20. 2013
    ..The purpose of this review is to describe the current body of knowledge on microRNA regulation of genes involved in lipid metabolism, and to introduce the role of microRNA in development and progression of atherosclerosis...
  25. doi request reprint Combining community participatory research with a randomized clinical trial: the Protecting the Hood Against Tobacco (PHAT) smoking cessation study
    Erika Sivarajan Froelicher
    Department of Physiological Nursing, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0610, USA
    Heart Lung 39:50-63. 2010
    ..This study provides lessons for future similar research projects that focus on urban low-income populations...
  26. ncbi request reprint The Enhancing Recovery in Coronary Heart Disease Trial (ENRICHD): strategies and techniques for enhancing retention of patients with acute myocardial infarction and depression or social isolation
    Erika Sivarajan Froelicher
    University of California San Francisco, Department of Pshysiological Nursing, San Francisco, Calif 94143 0610, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 23:269-80. 2003
    ..02% of the patients completed their study participation or died. This is a very high retention rate given the complexity of the study sample, protocol, and required duration of follow-up evaluation...
  27. doi request reprint Secondary analysis of national survey datasets
    Sunjoo Boo
    Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0610, USA
    Jpn J Nurs Sci 10:130-5. 2013
    ..This paper describes the methodological issues associated with secondary analysis of large national survey datasets...
  28. doi request reprint Changes in heel skin temperature under pressure in hip surgery patients
    Vivian K Wong
    School of Nursing, San Jose State University, California, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 24:562-70. 2011
    ..The aim of the study was to examine the effect of external pressure of the bed surface on heel skin temperature in adults in the first 3 days after hip surgery...
  29. ncbi request reprint Theoretical applications of smoking cessation interventions to individuals with medical conditions: women's initiative for nonsmoking (WINS)-part III
    Erika Sivarajan Froelicher
    Department of Physiological Nursing, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Int J Nurs Stud 39:1-15. 2002
    ..Taking into account the gaps between theory and application, theory driven nursing strategies are offered...
  30. ncbi request reprint Women's Initiative for Nonsmoking (WINS V): under-use of nicotine replacement therapy
    Romy Mahrer-Imhof
    Department of Physiological Nursing, School of Nursing, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Heart Lung 31:368-73. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the use of nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) in a nurse-managed smoking cessation program...
  31. 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...
  32. ncbi request reprint Measurement properties of Tai Chi exercise self-efficacy among ethnic Chinese with coronary heart disease risk factors: a pilot study
    Ruth E Taylor-Piliae
    Department of Physiological Nursing, School of Nursing, University of California, 2 Koret Way, Box 0610, San Francisco, CA 94143 0610, USA
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 3:287-94. 2004
    ..Self-efficacy has been shown to be a consistent predictor of behavioral outcomes, now being applied to Tai Chi exercise...
  33. ncbi request reprint A short social support measure for patients recovering from myocardial infarction: the ENRICHD Social Support Inventory
    Pamela H Mitchell
    Department of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health System, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195 7266, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 23:398-403. 2003
  34. ncbi request reprint Views of African-American nurses about tobacco cessation and prevention
    Linda Sarna
    UCLA School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles 90095 6916, USA
    J Natl Black Nurses Assoc 14:1-8. 2003
    ..The findings of this study support the critical need for nursing education in tobacco control...
  35. ncbi request reprint Parental influence on models of primary prevention of cardiovascular disease in children
    Deborah E Norton
    Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California, 3333 California, Suite 265, San Francisco, CA 94143 0936, USA
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 2:311-22. 2003
    ..CVD risk factors that begin in children often track into adulthood. Parents are believed to influence the health behaviors of their children...
  36. ncbi request reprint Nurses, smoking, and the workplace
    Linda Sarna
    UCLA School of Nursing, University of California Los Angeles, 700 Tiverton Avenue, Box 956918, Factor Building 4 262, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Res Nurs Health 28:79-90. 2005
    ..These findings document the impact of smoking among nurses in the workplace. Strategies are needed to support smoking cessation efforts of nurses as an important occupational health issue...
  37. ncbi request reprint Quantifying smoking cessation outcomes: from The Women's Initiative for Nonsmoking Study (X): methodological implications
    Roberta K Oka
    Department of Community Health Systems, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0608, USA
    Nurs Res 55:292-7. 2006
    ..Classification of smoking status has a major impact on the conclusions drawn from smoking cessation intervention research, yet few studies have addressed this critical issue...
  38. ncbi request reprint Hemodynamic responses to a community-based Tai Chi exercise intervention in ethnic Chinese adults with cardiovascular disease risk factors
    Ruth E Taylor-Piliae
    Stanford Prevention Research Center, School of Medicine, Stanford University, Hoover Pavilion, MC 5705, 211 Quarry Road, Room N229, Stanford, CA 94305 5705, USA
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 5:165-74. 2006
    ..Physical activity has been shown to reduce CVD risk factors. Reduction in blood pressure (BP) in response to Tai Chi (TC) exercise in persons with CVD risk factors have been reported, though not in ethnic Chinese living in the US...
  39. ncbi request reprint Risk for low weight in community-dwelling, older adults
    Carolyn T Martin
    Nursing Department, California State University, Stanislaus, Turlock, CA 95382, USA
    Clin Nurse Spec 21:203-11; quiz 212-3. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe nutritional risk and low weight in community-dwelling elderly...
  40. ncbi request reprint Compliance with antihypertensive medication in Chinese immigrants: cultural specific issues and theoretical application
    Wen Wen Li
    Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0610, USA
    Res Theory Nurs Pract 21:236-54. 2007
    ..Using a culturally sensitive model is important to guide studies of medication compliance in this population and to assist health care providers to support compliance with antihypertensive treatments for Chinese immigrants...
  41. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of smoking cessation intervention among special populations: review of the literature from 2000 to 2005
    Daniel M Doolan
    Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0610, USA
    Nurs Res 55:S29-37. 2006
    ..Further research relevant to the smoking cessation needs of these special populations can enable nurses and other healthcare providers to administer culturally adequate and efficacious smoking cessation interventions to these groups...
  42. ncbi request reprint Change in perceived psychosocial status following a 12-week Tai Chi exercise programme
    Ruth E Taylor-Piliae
    Stanford Prevention Research Center, School of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305 5705, USA
    J Adv Nurs 54:313-29. 2006
    ..This paper reports a study to examine change in psychosocial status following a 12-week Tai Chi exercise intervention among ethnic Chinese people with cardiovascular disease risk factors living in the United States of America...
  43. ncbi request reprint Methods to optimize recruitment and retention to an exercise study in Chinese immigrants
    Ruth E Taylor-Piliae
    Stanford Prevention Research Center, School of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    Nurs Res 56:132-6. 2007
    ..To counter pervasive disparities in healthcare and guide public health prevention programs, culturally sensitive recruitment and retention strategies for Chinese immigrants participating in health-related research studies are needed...
  44. ncbi request reprint Exercise testing in asymptomatic adults: a statement for professionals from the American Heart Association Council on Clinical Cardiology, Subcommittee on Exercise, Cardiac Rehabilitation, and Prevention
    Michael Lauer
    The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, USA
    Circulation 112:771-6. 2005
    ..The writing group believes that a large-scale randomized trial of such a strategy should be performed...
  45. ncbi request reprint Management of overweight and obesity in adults: behavioral intervention for long-term weight loss and maintenance
    Astrid Lang
    University of Vienna Department Nursing Science, Hasnerstrasse 57 2 22, 1160 Wien, Austria
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 5:102-14. 2006
    ..The World Health Organization has identified obesity as a global epidemic. While weight loss is a considerable challenge, long-term maintenance of weight loss is an even greater problem...
  46. ncbi request reprint Improvement in balance, strength, and flexibility after 12 weeks of Tai chi exercise in ethnic Chinese adults with cardiovascular disease risk factors
    Ruth E Taylor-Piliae
    Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford University, Calif, USA
    Altern Ther Health Med 12:50-8. 2006
    ..Appropriate physical activity interventions can reverse functional limitations and help maintain independent living. Tai chi is a popular form of exercise in China among older adults...
  47. ncbi request reprint Data and safety monitoring during randomized controlled trials of nursing interventions
    Nancy T Artinian
    College of Nursing, Center for Health Research, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
    Nurs Res 53:414-8. 2004
    ..Data and safety monitoring is required for all types of clinical trials, and the nature and degree of the monitoring must be related to the degree of risk involved...
  48. ncbi request reprint Factors contributing to low weight in community-living older adults
    Carolyn T Martin
    J Am Acad Nurse Pract 17:425-31. 2005
    ..g., nurse practitioner, medical doctor)...