Susan Pressler

  • PROFESSOR, SALLY REAHARD ENDOWED CHAIR, SCIENCE OF NURSING CARE, SCIENCE OF NURSING CARE, School of Nursing
  • 12153 Citations
  • 48 h-Index
1990 …2019
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Publications 1990 2019

  • 12153 Citations
  • 48 h-Index
  • 125 Article
  • 21 Review article
  • 4 Editorial
  • 3 Comment/debate
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2004
2 Citations (Scopus)
Attitude to Death
Patient Acceptance of Health Care
Sickness Impact Profile
Defibrillators
Implantable Defibrillators
47 Citations (Scopus)

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. & Pressler, S., Mar 2004, In : American Journal of Critical Care. 13, 2, p. 153-161 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heart Failure
Quality of Life
County Hospitals
Urban Hospitals
Ambulatory Care Facilities
2003
47 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient Acceptance of Health Care
Diuretics
Heart Failure
Hospitalization
Therapeutics
125 Citations (Scopus)

Comparison of quality of life measures in heart failure.

Pressler, S., Oldridge, N. B., Eckert, G. J., Embree, J. L., Browning, S., Hou, N., Chui, M., Deer, M. & Murray, M., Jul 2003, In : Nursing Research. 52, 4, p. 207-216 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heart Failure
Quality of Life
Interviews
Surveys and Questionnaires
Health Surveys
2002
96 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heart Failure
Quality of Life
Urban Hospitals
Reproducibility of Results
Surveys and Questionnaires
2001
147 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

torsemide
Furosemide
Heart Failure
Therapeutics
Fatigue
43 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reproducibility of Results
Compliance
Heart Failure
Medication Adherence
Interviews
132 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social Support
Heart Failure
Quality of Life
Time Perception
Interpersonal Relations
2000
27 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Behavior
Compliance
Heart Failure
108 Citations (Scopus)

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

Pressler, S., 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

Self Care
Heart Failure
Focus Groups
Tape Recording
Emotions
1999
20 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hospitalization
Heart Failure
Sodium
Costs and Cost Analysis
Critical Care
46 Citations (Scopus)

Measurement of dyspnea in patients treated with mechanical ventilation

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Artificial Respiration
Dyspnea
Reproducibility of Results
Nonparametric Statistics
Urban Hospitals
1998
170 Citations (Scopus)

Characterization of the precipitants of hospitalization for heart failure decompensation

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hospitalization
Heart Failure
Sodium
Dietary Sodium
Medication Adherence
51 Citations (Scopus)

Quality of life in women with heart failure

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heart Failure
Quality of Life
Health Status
Social Support
Mental Health
1997
46 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medication Adherence
Heart Failure
Sodium
Dietary Sodium
Reproducibility of Results
81 Citations (Scopus)

Psychosocial variables and hospitalization in persons with chronic heart failure.

Pressler, S., Pressler, M. L., Hays, L., Firestine, L. A. & Huster, G. A., 1997, In : Progress in Cardiovascular Nursing. 12, 4, p. 4-11 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hospitalization
Heart Failure
Social Support
Memory Disorders
Left Ventricular Dysfunction
1996
7 Citations (Scopus)

Development of an Instrument to Measure Threat Related to Cardiac Events

Pressler, S., Puntenney, P. J., Walker, N. L. & Ashley, N. D., Sep 1996, In : Nursing Research. 45, 5, p. 266-270 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reproducibility of Results
Self Report
Thoracic Surgery
Statistical Factor Analysis
Myocardial Infarction
1995
1 Citation (Scopus)
Beneficence
Home Nursing
Patient Care Team
Dobutamine
Patient Discharge
1994
5 Citations (Scopus)

A content validation study of five nursing diagnoses by critical care nurses

Wieseke, A., Twibell, K. R., Pressler, S., Marine, M. & Schoger, J., Jan 1 1994, In : Heart and Lung: Journal of Critical Care. 23, 4, p. 345-351 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nursing Diagnosis
Validation Studies
Critical Care
Nurses
Sleep
1993
46 Citations (Scopus)
Infarction
Emotions
Marital Status
Nuclear Family
Social Support
1992
15 Citations (Scopus)
Myocardial Infarction
Self Care
Therapeutics
Cardiac Rehabilitation
Surveys and Questionnaires
23 Citations (Scopus)

Postmenopausal women. Factors in osteoporosis preventive behaviors.

Ali, N. S. & Pressler, S., Dec 1992, In : Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 18, 12, p. 23-32 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Osteoporosis
Osteoporotic Fractures
Estrogen Replacement Therapy
Cause of Death
Exercise

Seeking-out behavior: Criterion for success in clinical learning experiences

Pressler, S., 1992, In : Nurse Educator. 17, 2, p. 13-15 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Learning
learning
experience
Nursing Students
Teaching
1990

Blending the entrepreneurial and faculty roles

Pressler, S., Jan 1 1990, In : Nurse Educator. 15, 4, p. 34-37 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

health care
Delivery of Health Care
Nursing Faculties
Nurse's Role
nursing

Pericarditis. Nursing care makes the difference.

Pressler, S., Nov 1990, In : Advancing clinical care : official journal of NOAADN. 5, 6, p. 32-34 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pericarditis
Nursing Care
Nursing Assessment
Cardiac Output
Fear