Susan Pressler

  • PROFESSOR, SALLY REAHARD ENDOWED CHAIR, SCIENCE OF NURSING CARE, SCIENCE OF NURSING CARE, School of Nursing
  • 15652 Citations
  • 53 h-Index
1990 …2020

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Publications

  • 15652 Citations
  • 53 h-Index
  • 119 Article
  • 32 Review article
  • 5 Editorial
  • 4 Comment/debate
2011

Three gram sodium intake is associated with longer event-free survival only in patients with advanced heart failure

Lennie, T. A., Song, E. K., Wu, J. R., Chung, M. L., Dunbar, S. B., Pressler, S. J. & Moser, D. K., Apr 2011, In : Journal of Cardiac Failure. 17, 4, p. 325-330 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

89 Scopus citations

Cognitive deficits and health-related quality of life in chronic heart failure

Pressler, S. J., Subramanian, U., Kareken, D., Perkins, S. M., Gradus-Pizlo, I., Sauvé, M. J., Ding, Y., Kim, J. S., Sloan, R., Jaynes, H. & Shaw, R. M., May 2010, In : Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. 25, 3, p. 189-198 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

69 Scopus citations

Cognitive deficits in chronic heart failure

Pressler, S. J., Subramanian, U., Kareken, D., Perkins, S. M., Gradus-Pizlo, I., Sauvé, M. J., Ding, Y., Kim, J., Sloan, R., Jaynes, H. & Shaw, R. M., Mar 2010, In : Nursing research. 59, 2, p. 127-139 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

169 Scopus citations

Exercise adoption among older, low-income women at risk for cardiovascular disease

Hays, L. M., Pressler, S. J., Damush, T. M., Rawl, S. M. & Clark, D. O., Jan 2010, In : Public Health Nursing. 27, 1, p. 79-88 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Memory dysfunction, psychomotor slowing, and decreased executive function predict mortality in patients with heart failure and low ejection fraction

Pressler, S. J., Kim, J., Riley, P., Ronis, D. L. & Gradus-Pizlo, I., Sep 1 2010, In : Journal of Cardiac Failure. 16, 9, p. 750-760 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

95 Scopus citations

Predictors of depressive symptoms in caregivers of patients with heart failure

Chung, M. L., Pressler, S. J., Dunbar, S. B., Lennie, T. A. & Moser, D. K., Sep 2010, In : Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. 25, 5, p. 411-419 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

50 Scopus citations
2009
21 Scopus citations

Cognitive deficits in Heart failure: Re-cognition of vulnerability as a strange new world

Sloan, R. S. & Pressler, S. J., May 2009, In : Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. 24, 3, p. 241-248 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Scopus citations

Cognitive Impairments in Chronic Heart Failure: A Case Controlled Study

Sauvé, M. J., Lewis, W. R., Blankenbiller, M., Rickabaugh, B. & Pressler, S. J., Feb 2009, In : Journal of Cardiac Failure. 15, 1, p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

89 Scopus citations

Commentary: Developing knowledge and improving care using the self-care of heart failure index

Pressler, S. J., Nov 1 2009, In : Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. 24, 6, p. 498-499 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

1 Scopus citations

Depressive symptoms and heart failure: Examining the sociodemographic variables

Rohyans, L. M. & Pressler, S. J., May 2009, In : Clinical Nurse Specialist. 23, 3, p. 138-144 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations

Family caregiver outcomes in heart failure

Pressler, S. J., Gradus-Pizlo, I., Chubinski, S. D., Smith, G., Wheeler, S., Wu, J. & Sloan, R., Mar 2009, In : American Journal of Critical Care. 18, 2, p. 149-159 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

84 Scopus citations

Physical function of patients with implantable cardioverter-defibrillators

Kim, J. S., Pressler, S. J., Welch, J. L., Damush, T., Sloan, R. S., Wu, J. & Groh, W. J., Sep 1 2009, In : Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. 24, 5, p. 398-409 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

State of the science: Promoting self-care in persons with heart failure: A scientific statement from the american heart association

Riegel, B., Moser, D. K., Anker, S. D., Appel, L. J., Dunbar, S. B., Grady, K. L., Gurvitz, M. Z., Havranek, E. P., Lee, C. S., Lindenfeld, J., Peterson, P. N., Pressler, S. J., Schocken, D. D. & Whellan, D. J., Sep 1 2009, In : Circulation. 120, 12, p. 1141-1163 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

553 Scopus citations

Validity and reliability of the chronic heart failure questionnaire mastery subscale in patients with defibrillators

Kim, J. S., Pressler, S. J., Welch, J. L. & Groh, W. J., Dec 1 2009, In : Western journal of nursing research. 31, 8, p. 1057-1075 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2008

ACC/AHA/Physician consortium 2008 clinical performance measures for adults with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation or atrial flutter: A report of the American college of cardiology/American heart association task force on performance measures and the physician consortium for performance improvement (writing committee to develop clinical performance measures for atrial fibrillation)

Estes, N. A. M., Halperin, J. L., Calkins, H., Ezekowitz, M. D., Gitman, P., Go, A. S., McNamara, R. L., Messer, J. V., Ritchie, J. L., Romeo, S. J. W., Waldo, A. L., Wyse, D. G., Bonow, R. O., Estes, N. A. M., DeLong, E., Goff, D. C., Grady, K., Green, L. A., Hiniker, A., Linderbaum, J. A. & 5 others, Masoudi, F. A., Piña, I. L., Pressler, S., Radford, M. J. & Rumsfeld, J. S., Feb 26 2008, In : Circulation. 117, 8, p. 1101-1120 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

61 Scopus citations

ACC/AHA/Physician Consortium 2008 Clinical Performance Measures for Adults With Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation or Atrial Flutter. A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Performance Measures and the Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement (Writing Committee to Develop Clinical Performance Measures for Atrial Fibrillation)

Estes, N. A. M., Halperin, J. L., Calkins, H., Ezekowitz, M. D., Gitman, P., Go, A. S., McNamara, R. L., Messer, J. V., Ritchie, J. L., Romeo, S. J. W., Waldo, A. L., Wyse, D. G., Bonow, R. O., Estes, N. A. M., DeLong, E., Goff, D. C., Grady, K., Green, L. A., Hiniker, A., Linderbaum, J. A. & 5 others, Masoudi, F. A., Piña, I. L., Pressler, S., Radford, M. J. & Rumsfeld, J. S., Feb 26 2008, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 51, 8, p. 865-884 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

97 Scopus citations
132 Scopus citations

Ethnic Differences in Quality of Life in Persons With Heart Failure

Riegel, B., Moser, D. K., Rayens, M. K., Carlson, B., Pressler, S. J., Shively, M., Albert, N. M., Armola, R. R., Evangelista, L., Westlake, C. & Sethares, K., Feb 2008, In : Journal of Cardiac Failure. 14, 1, p. 41-47 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

37 Scopus citations

Generating scientific models of knowledge using arcs

Kim, J., Pressler, S. J., Jones, J. & Graves, J. R., Nov 2008, In : Clinical Nurse Specialist. 22, 6, p. 286-292 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Investigating Pain in Heart Failure Patients: Rationale and Design of the Pain Assessment, Incidence & Nature in Heart Failure (PAIN-HF) Study

Goodlin, S. J., Wingate, S., Pressler, S. J., Teerlink, J. R. & Storey, C. P., May 1 2008, In : Journal of Cardiac Failure. 14, 4, p. 276-282 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Scopus citations

Research in patients with heart failure: Challenges in recruitment

Pressler, S. J., Subramanian, U., Shaw, R. M., Meyer, L. E., Stoudemire, K. & Gradus-Pizlo, I., May 2008, In : American Journal of Critical Care. 17, 3, p. 198-203 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations
2006

Benefits of and barriers to dietary sodium adherence

Welch, J. L., Bennett, S. J., Delp, R. L. & Agarwal, R., Mar 1 2006, In : Western journal of nursing research. 28, 2, p. 162-180 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations

Family caregiving in heart failure

Tamilyn, B., Pressler, S. J., Johnson, E. A., Nauser, J. A. & Shaneyfelt, T., May 1 2006, In : Nursing research. 55, 3, p. 180-188 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

88 Scopus citations

Nutrition in chronic heart failure with coexisting chronic kidney disease

Bennett, S. J., Welch, J. L., Eckert, G. J., Oldridge, N. B. & Murray, M. D., Jan 1 2006, In : Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. 21, 1, p. 56-62 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Rationale and Design of CASPER: Compliance and Quality of Life Study Comparing Once-Daily Carvedilol CR and Twice-Daily Carvedilol IR in Patients with Heart Failure

Hauptman, P. J., Pressler, S. J., Sackner-Bernstein, J., Ordronneau, P. & Udelson, J. E., Oct 25 2006, In : American Journal of Cardiology. 98, 7 SUPPL., p. 60-66 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

The PUMP UP tailored computerized program for heart failure care

Bennett, S. J., Litzelman, D. K., Wright, A., Perkins, S. M., Wu, J., Meyer, L. & Vaughn, M., Jan 1 2006, In : Nursing outlook. 54, 1, p. 39-45 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations
2005

ACC/AHA clinical performance measures for adults with chronic heart failure: A report of the American college of cardiology/American heart association task force on performance measures (writing committee to develop heart failure clinical performance measures)

Bonow, R. O., Bennett, S., Casey, D. E., Ganiats, T. G., Hlatky, M. A., Konstam, M. A., Lambrew, C. T., Normand, S. L. T., Piña, I. L., Radford, M. J., Smith, A. L., Stevenson, L. W., Bonow, R. O., Bennett, S. J., Burke, G., Eagle, K. A., Krumholz, H. M., Lambrew, C. T., Linderbaum, J., Masoudi, F. A. & 4 others, Normand, S. L. T., Ritchie, J. L., Rumsfeld, J. S. & Spertus, J. A., Sep 20 2005, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 46, 6, p. 1144-1178 35 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

212 Scopus citations

ACC/AHA clinical performance measures for adults with chronic heart failure: A report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Performance Measures (Writing Committee to Develop Heart Failure Clinical Performance Measures)

Bonow, R. O., Bennett, S., Casey, D. E., Ganiats, T. G., Hlatky, M. A., Konstam, M. A., Lambrew, C. T., Normand, S. L. T., Pina, I. L., Radford, M. J., Smith, A. L. & Stevenson, L. W., Sep 20 2005, In : Circulation. 112, 12, p. 1853-1887 35 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

126 Scopus citations

ACC/AHA key data elements and definitions for measuring the clinical management and outcomes of patients with chronic heart failure: A report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Data Standards (Writing Committee to Develop Heart Failure Clinical Data Standards)

Radford, M. J., Arnold, J. M. O., Bennett, S. J., Cinquegrani, M. P., Cleland, J. G. F., Havranek, E. P., Heidenreich, P. A., Rutherford, J. D., Spertus, J. A. & Stevenson, L. W., Sep 20 2005, In : Circulation. 112, 12, p. 1888-1916 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

149 Scopus citations

ACC/AHA key data elements and definitions for measuring the clinical management and outcomes of patients with chronic heart failure: A report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on clinical data standards (writing committee to develop heart failure clinical data standards)

Radford, M. J., Arnold, J. M. O., Bennett, S. J., Cinquegrani, M. P., Cleland, J. G. F., Havranek, E. P., Heidenreich, P. A., Rutherford, J. D., Spertus, J. A. & Stevenson, L. W., Sep 20 2005, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 46, 6, p. 1179-1207 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Scopus citations

A conceptual model of cognitive deficits in chronic heart failure

Bennett, S. J., Sauvé, M. J. & Shaw, R. M., 2005, In : Journal of Nursing Scholarship. 37, 3, p. 222-228 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

48 Scopus citations

Medication and dietary compliance beliefs in heart failure

Bennett, S. J., Lane, K. A., Welch, J., Perkins, S. M., Brater, D. C. & Murray, M. D., Dec 2005, In : Western journal of nursing research. 27, 8, p. 978-993 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations
2004
2 Scopus citations

Relationship of age and sex to health-related quality of life in patients with heart failure

Hou, N., Chui, M. A., Eckert, G. J., Oldridge, N. B., Murray, M. D. & Bennett, S. J., Mar 1 2004, In : American Journal of Critical Care. 13, 2, p. 153-161 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

48 Scopus citations
2003

Association between adherence to diuretic therapy and health care utilization in patients with heart failure

Chui, M. A., Deer, M., Bennett, S. J., Tu, W., Oury, S., Brater, C. & Murray, M. D., Mar 1 2003, In : Pharmacotherapy. 23, 3, p. 326-332 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

47 Scopus citations

Cognitive deficits in patients with heart failure: A review of the literature

Bennett, S. J. & Sauvé, M. J., Jan 1 2003, In : Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. 18, 3, p. 219-242 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

143 Scopus citations

Comparison of quality of life measures in heart failure.

Bennett, S. J., Oldridge, N. B., Eckert, G. J., Embree, J. L., Browning, S., Hou, N., Chui, M., Deer, M. & Murray, M. D., Jan 1 2003, In : Nursing research. 52, 4, p. 207-216 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

127 Scopus citations
2002

Discriminant properties of commonly used quality of life measures in heart failure

Bennett, S. J., Oldridge, N. B., Eckert, G. J., Embree, J. L., Browning, S., Hou, N., Deer, M. & Murray, M. D., Jan 1 2002, In : Quality of Life Research. 11, 4, p. 349-359 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

98 Scopus citations
2001

Open-label randomized trial of torsemide compared with furosemide therapy for patients with heart failure

Murray, M. D., Deer, M. M., Ferguson, J. A., Dexter, P. R., Bennett, S. J., Perkins, S. M., Smith, F. E., Lane, K. A., Adams, L. D., Tierney, W. M. & Brater, D. C., 2001, In : American Journal of Medicine. 111, 7, p. 513-520 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

150 Scopus citations

Reliability and validity of the compliance belief scales among patients with heart failure

Bennett, S. J., Perkins, S. M., Lane, K. A., Forthofer, M. A., Brater, D. C. & Murray, M. D., Jan 1 2001, In : Heart and Lung: Journal of Acute and Critical Care. 30, 3, p. 177-185 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

43 Scopus citations

Social support and health-related quality of life in chronic heart failure patients

Bennett, S. J., Perkins, S. M., Lane, K. A., Deer, M., Brater, D. C. & Murray, M. D., Dec 1 2001, In : Quality of Life Research. 10, 8, p. 671-682 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

135 Scopus citations
2000

Heart messages: a tailored message intervention for improving heart failure outcomes

Bennett, S. J., Hays, L. M., Embree, J. L. & Arnould, M., Jul 2000, In : Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. 14, 4, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Scopus citations

Self-care strategies for symptom management in patients with chronic heart failure

Bennett, S. J., Cordes, D. K., Westmoreland, G., Castro, R. & Donnelly, E., Jun 2000, In : Nursing research. 49, 3, p. 139-145 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

108 Scopus citations
1999

Cost of hospitalizations for heart failure: Sodium retention versus other decompensating factors

Bennett, S. J., Saywell, R. M., Zollinger, T. W., Huster, G. A., Ford, C. E. & Pressler, M. L., Jan 1 1999, In : Heart and Lung: Journal of Acute and Critical Care. 28, 2, p. 102-109 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

Measurement of dyspnea in patients treated with mechanical ventilation

Powers, J. & Bennett, S. J., Jul 1999, In : American Journal of Critical Care. 8, 4, p. 254-261 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

47 Scopus citations
1998

Characterization of the precipitants of hospitalization for heart failure decompensation

Bennett, S. J., Huster, G. A., Baker, S. L., Milgrom, L. B., Kirchgassner, A., Birt, J. & Pressler, M. L., May 1 1998, In : American Journal of Critical Care. 7, 3, p. 168-174 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

171 Scopus citations

Quality of life in women with heart failure

Bennett, S. J., Baker, S. L. & Huster, G. A., Apr 1998, In : Health Care for Women International. 19, 3, p. 217-229 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

52 Scopus citations
1997

Beliefs about medication and dietary compliance in people with heart failure: An instrument development study

Bennett, S. J., Milgrom, L. B., Champion, V. & Huster, G. A., Jan 1 1997, In : Heart and Lung: Journal of Acute and Critical Care. 26, 4, p. 273-279 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

46 Scopus citations