MARILYN S contact SOMMERS

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Alcohol and risky behaviors
    Colleen M Corte
    Department of Public Health, Mental Health, and Administrative Nursing, College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
    Annu Rev Nurs Res 23:327-60. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Health-compromising behaviors among young adults in the urban emergency department: opportunity for a teachable moment
    Marilyn S Sommers
    University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Clin Nurs Res 22:275-99. 2013
  3. pmc Injuries from intimate partner and sexual violence: Significance and classification systems
    Marilyn S Sommers
    School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, 418 Curie Boulevard, Fagin Hall, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Forensic Leg Med 19:250-63. 2012
  4. pmc Health disparities in the forensic sexual assault examination related to skin color
    Marilyn S Sommers
    University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Forensic Nurs 5:191-200. 2009
  5. pmc Forensic sexual assault examination and genital injury: is skin color a source of health disparity?
    Marilyn S Sommers
    University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 26:857-66. 2008
  6. doi request reprint A model for preventing serious traffic injury in teens: or "keep those teenagers out of our ICU!"
    Marilyn Lynn S Sommers
    University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA19104 6096, USA
    Dimens Crit Care Nurs 27:143-51; quiz 152-3. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Injury as a global phenomenon of concern in nursing science
    Marilyn Sawyer Sommers
    University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, 420 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia, PA, 19104 6096, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 38:314-20. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of brief interventions after alcohol-related vehicular injury: A randomized controlled trial
    Marilyn S Sommers
    School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Trauma 61:523-31; discussion 532-3. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Measurement of alcohol consumption: issues and challenges
    Marilyn Sawyer Sommers
    College of Nursing, University of Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Annu Rev Nurs Res 23:27-64. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint The case for alcohol research as a focus of study by nurse researchers
    Joanne Sabol Stevenson
    Graduate Program, Mount Carmel College of Nursing, Columbus, OH, USA
    Annu Rev Nurs Res 23:3-26. 2005

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint Alcohol and risky behaviors
    Colleen M Corte
    Department of Public Health, Mental Health, and Administrative Nursing, College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
    Annu Rev Nurs Res 23:327-60. 2005
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  2. doi request reprint Health-compromising behaviors among young adults in the urban emergency department: opportunity for a teachable moment
    Marilyn S Sommers
    University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Clin Nurs Res 22:275-99. 2013
    ..Prevention strategies such as implementing a teachable moment in the ED may hold promise to reduce health-compromising behaviors. ..
  3. pmc Injuries from intimate partner and sexual violence: Significance and classification systems
    Marilyn S Sommers
    School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, 418 Curie Boulevard, Fagin Hall, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Forensic Leg Med 19:250-63. 2012
    ..We will review current injury classification systems and suggest a typology of injury that could be tested empirically...
  4. pmc Health disparities in the forensic sexual assault examination related to skin color
    Marilyn S Sommers
    University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Forensic Nurs 5:191-200. 2009
    ..Sexual assault forensic examiners, therefore, may not be able to detect injury in women with dark skin as readily as women with light skin, leading to health disparities for women with dark skin...
  5. pmc Forensic sexual assault examination and genital injury: is skin color a source of health disparity?
    Marilyn S Sommers
    University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 26:857-66. 2008
    ....
  6. doi request reprint A model for preventing serious traffic injury in teens: or "keep those teenagers out of our ICU!"
    Marilyn Lynn S Sommers
    University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA19104 6096, USA
    Dimens Crit Care Nurs 27:143-51; quiz 152-3. 2008
    ..An acute or critical care hospitalization provides an ideal opportunity for nurses to initiate prevention strategies with parents and teens to reduce risky driving...
  7. ncbi request reprint Injury as a global phenomenon of concern in nursing science
    Marilyn Sawyer Sommers
    University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, 420 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia, PA, 19104 6096, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 38:314-20. 2006
    ..To discuss injury research as a phenomenon of concern in nursing science...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of brief interventions after alcohol-related vehicular injury: A randomized controlled trial
    Marilyn S Sommers
    School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Trauma 61:523-31; discussion 532-3. 2006
    ..Brief interventions are clinically based strategies including assessment and direct feedback about drinking alcohol, goal setting, behavioral modification techniques, and the use of a self-help manual...
  9. ncbi request reprint Measurement of alcohol consumption: issues and challenges
    Marilyn Sawyer Sommers
    College of Nursing, University of Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Annu Rev Nurs Res 23:27-64. 2005
    ..Some urgency exists to expand the biometrics of alcohol use to minority and older populations as well as to women across the life span...
  10. ncbi request reprint The case for alcohol research as a focus of study by nurse researchers
    Joanne Sabol Stevenson
    Graduate Program, Mount Carmel College of Nursing, Columbus, OH, USA
    Annu Rev Nurs Res 23:3-26. 2005
    ..Finally, several burning research questions are posed that would most appropriately be answered through nursing research...
  11. ncbi request reprint Injury in women who are raped: what every critical care nurse needs to know
    Marilyn Sawyer Sommers
    College of Nursing, University of Cincinnati, OH 45221 0038, USA
    Dimens Crit Care Nurs 23:62-8. 2004
    ..This article provides both background information about sexual assault and guidance to critical care nurses on how to manage this difficult situation...
  12. ncbi request reprint Assessing acute and critically ill patients for problem drinking
    Marilyn Sawyer Sommers
    College of Nursing, University of Cincinnati, OH 45221 0038, USA
    Dimens Crit Care Nurs 22:76-88. 2003
    ..A few minutes of advice may make a long-term difference in a patient's health...
  13. ncbi request reprint Laboratory measures of alcohol (ethanol) consumption: strategies to assess drinking patterns with biochemical measures
    Marilyn Sawyer Sommers
    College of Nursing, University of Cincinnati, Ohio 45221 0038, USA
    Biol Res Nurs 4:203-17. 2003
    ..In conjunction with interviews and physical assessment, however, biochemical laboratory tests are sensitive tools used to measure both recent and long-term patterns of alcohol consumption...
  14. ncbi request reprint "Nurse, I only had a couple of beers": validity of self-reported drinking before serious vehicular injury
    Marilyn Sawyer Sommers
    College of Nursing, University of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Am J Crit Care 11:106-14. 2002
    ..Although self-reported alcohol use has become an anchor for alcohol intervention after traffic crashes, clinicians are often skeptical about the truthfulness of self-reporting...

Research Grants12

  1. Injury in Latina Women after Sexual Assault: Moving Toward Health Care Equity
    MARILYN S contact SOMMERS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The forensic exam used to collect evidence after rape needs to be equally sensitive for females with dark skin as well as females with light skin. ..
  2. Injury from Sexual Assault: Addressing Health Disparity
    Marilyn Sommers; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Public Health Relevance: Violence against women is a silent epidemic. The forensic exam used to collect evidence after rape needs to be equally sensitive for females with dark skin as well as females with light skin. ..
  3. Injury in Latina Women after Sexual Assault: Moving Toward Health Care Equity
    Marilyn Sommers; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The forensic exam used to collect evidence after rape needs to be equally sensitive for females with dark skin as well as females with light skin. ..
  4. Injury from Sexual Assault: Addressing Health Disparity
    Marilyn S Sommers; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Public Health Relevance: Violence against women is a silent epidemic. The forensic exam used to collect evidence after rape needs to be equally sensitive for females with dark skin as well as females with light skin. ..
  5. Injury from Sexual Assault: Addressing Health Disparity
    Marilyn Sommers; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Public Health Relevance: Violence against women is a silent epidemic. The forensic exam used to collect evidence after rape needs to be equally sensitive for females with dark skin as well as females with light skin. ..
  6. Sensitivity of the Colposcopy Exam After Sexual Assault
    Marilyn Sommers; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Ultimately the study has the potential to improve evidence-based practice and enhance conviction rates for rape. ..
  7. Injury in Latina Women after Sexual Assault: Moving Toward Health Care Equity
    MARILYN S contact SOMMERS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The forensic exam used to collect evidence after rape needs to be equally sensitive for females with dark skin as well as females with light skin. ..