SELECTED PUBLICATIONS 

Advance Care Planning

Kirchhoff, K. T., Hammes, B. J., Kehl, K. A., Briggs, L. A., & Brown, R. L. (2010). Effect of a disease-specific planning intervention on surrogate understanding of patient goals for future medical treatment. Journal of the American Geriatric Society, 58(7), 1233–1240. (Abstract)

Kirchhoff, K. T., Hammes, B. J., Kehl, K., Briggs, L. A., & Brown, R. L. (2012). Effect of a disease specific advance care planning intervention on end-of-life care. To appear in Journal of the American Geriatric Society, 60(5), 946–950.*

Care Transitions

King, B. J., Gilmore-Bykovskyi, A. L., Roiland R. A., Polnaszek, B. E., Bowers, B. J., & Kind, A. J. (2013). The consequences of poor communication during transitions from hospital to skilled nursing facility: A qualitative study. Journal of the American Geriatric Society, 61(7), 1095–102. (Abstract

Polnaszek, B., Gilmore-Bykovskyi, A.L., Ferguson, P., Roiland, R., Hovanes, M., Brown, R., & Kind, A.J. Development of a Unique Approach for the Reliable Abstraction of Unstructured Data within Clinical Provider-to-Provider Communication Documents. Medical Care, 2014.NIHMSID #579306.

Congestive Heart Failure

Banerjee, T., Lee,  K.. S., Browning,  S. R., Hopenhayn, C., Westneat, S., Biddle, M. J., Arslanian-Engoren, C., Eastwood,  J. A., Mudd, G., & Moser, D. K. (2013). Limited association between perceived control and health-related quality of life in patients with heart failure. Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. (Abstract

Bauer, L. C., Johnson, J. K., & Pozehl, B. J. (2011). Cognition in heart failure: An overview of the concepts and their measures. Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 23(11), 577–585. (Abstract)

Bauer, L. C., & Pozehl, B. J. (2009). Cognitive impairment in chronic heart failure: Comparison of two potential screening instruments. Journal of Cardiac Failure, 15(6), S107. (Full Text)

Bauer, L. C., & Pozehl, B. J. (2011). Measurement of cognitive function in chronic heart failure: A feasibility study. Applied Nursing Research, 24(4) 223–228. (Abstract)

Bauer, L. C., Pozehl, B. J., Hertzog, M., Johnson, J., Zimmerman, L., & Filipi, M. (2012). A brief neuropsychological battery for use in the chronic heart failure population. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 11(2) 223–230. (Abstract)

Bauer, L. C., Pozehl, B. J., & Johnson, J. K. (2010). Cognitive impairment patterns in chronic heart failure. Journal of Cardiac Failure, 16(8), S5. (Full Text)

Bratzke-Bauer, L. C., Pozehl, B. J., Paul, S. M., & Johnson, J. K. (2012). Neuropsychological patterns differ by type of ventricular dysfunction in heart failure. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology,28(2), 114–24. (Abstract)

Dunbar, S. B., Pressler, S. J., Heo, S., & Moser, D. K. (2011). Regular monitoring of lower extremity edema predicts cardiac event-free survival in patients with heart failure. Heart & Lung, 41, 415. (Full Text)

Lee, K. S., Lennie, T. A., Chung, M. L., Heo, S., Wu, J. R., Westneat S., Biddle, M. J., Frazier, S. K., & Moser, D. K., (2012). Depressive symptoms as a mediator of the relationship between health-related quality of life and cardiac event-free survival in patients with heart failure. Cleveland Clinical Journal of Medicine.

Lee, K. S., Lennie, T. A., Dunbar, S. B., Pressler, S. J., Heo, S., & Moser, D. K. (2011). Low levels of depressive symptoms predict the combined outcome of good health-related quality of life and no cardiac events in patients with heart failure. Cleveland Clinical Journal of Medicine, 78, S82. (Abstract)

Lee, K. S., Lennie, T. A., Heo, S., & Moser, D. K. (2012). Association of physical versus affective depressive symptoms with cardiac event-free survival in patients with heart failure. Psychosomatic Medicine, 74(5), 452–458. (Abstract)

Lee, K. S., & Moser, D. K. (2013). Heart failure symptom measures: Critical review. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing(Abstract)

Lee, K. S., Moser, D. K., & Lennie, T. A. (2012). The relationships between uric acid and inflammatory markers differ between heart failure patients with and without central obesity. Journal of Cardiac Failure, 18, S5. (Full Text)

Lee, K. S., Song, E. K., Frazier, S. K., Lennie, T. A., Chung, M. L., Heo, S., Wu, J., Rayens, M. K., Riegel, B., & Moser, D. K. (2010). Concrete symptom clusters are identifiable and identical in women and men with heart failure, and predict health outcome. Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 25, 263–272. (Abstract)

Moser, D. K., Frazier, S. K., Worrall-Carter, L., Biddle, M. J., Chung, M. L., Lee, K. S., & Lennie, T. A. (2010). Symptom variability, not severity, predicts rehospitalization and mortality in patients with heart failure. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, S1474–5151. (Abstract)

Dementia

Downs, M., & Bowers, B. (2008). Caring for people with dementia [Editorial]. British Medical Journal, 336(7638), 225–226. (Full Text)

Downs, M., & Bowers, B. (Eds.) (2008). Excellence in dementia care: Research into practice. London: McGraw-Hill Publishers.

Gilmore-Bykovskyi, A. L., & Bowers, B. J. (2013). Understanding nurses' decisions to treat pain in nursing home residents with dementia. Research in Gerontological Nursing, 6(2), 127–138. (Abstract)

Downs, M., & Bowers, B. (Eds.) (2014). Excellence in dementia care: Research into practice (Second edition). London: Open University Press / McGraw-Hill Publishers. 

Depression and Mental Illness

Baik, S., Bowers, B. J., Oakley, L. D., & Susman, J. L. (2008). What comprises clinical experience in recognizing depression? The primary care clinician's perspective. Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine, 21(3), 200–210. (Abstract)  

Baik, S-Y., Bowers, B., Oakley, L. D., & Susman, J. L. (2005). The recognition of depression: The primary care clinician's perspectives. Annals of Family Medicine, 3(1), 31–37. (Abstract)

Sellers S. L., Ward, E. C., & David P. (2006). Dimensions of depression: A qualitative study of well-being among Black African immigrant women. Qualitative Social Work, 5, 45–66. (PDF Full Text)

Ward, E. C. (2007). Examining differential treatment effects for depression in racial and ethnic minority women: A qualitative systematic review. Journal of the  National Medical Association, 99(3), 265–274. Review. (Abstract)

Ward, E. C., Wiltshire, J. C., Detry, M. A., & Brown,  R.L. (2013). African American men and women's attitude toward mental illness, perceptions of stigma, and preferred coping behaviors. Nursing Research, 62(3), 185–194. (Abstract

Yoon, J. Y., & Brown, R.L. (2014). Causal Inference in Cross-Lagged Panel Analysis: A Reciprocal Causal Relationship Between Cognitive Function and Depressive Symptoms. Research in Gerontological Nursing, 7(4), 152-158. (Abstract)

Disability and Aging

Bigby, C., Webber, R., Bowers, B., & McKenzie-Green, B. (2008). A survey of people with intellectual disabilities living in residential aged care facilities in Victoria. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research. 52(5), 404–414. (Abstract)

Bowers, B., Bigby, C., & Webber, R. (2009). Intellectual disability and aging. In R. Nay & S. Garratt (Eds.), Older people: Issues and innovations in care. Elsevier Australia.

Lutz, B., & Bowers, B .J. (2005). Disability in everyday life. Qualitative Health Research, 15(8), 1037–1054. (Abstract)

Webber, R., Bowers, B., & Bigby, C. (2010). Hospital experiences of older people with intellectual disability: Responses of group home staff and family members. Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, 35(3), 155–164. (Abstract)

Webber, R., Bowers, B., & McKenzie-Green, B. (2010). Staff responses to age-related health changes in people with an intellectual disability in group homes. Disability and Society, 25(6), 657–671. (PDF Full Text)

Family Caregiving

Sasat, S., & Bowers, B. J. (2013). Spotlight Thailand. Gerontologist. doi: 10.1093/geront/gnt038  (Abstract)

Wongsawang, N., Lagampan, S., Lapvongwattana, P., & Bowers, B. J. (2013). Family caregiving for dependent older adults in Thai families. Journal of Nursing Scholarship. (Abstract

Hospice and End-of-Life Care

Kehl, K. (2008). Caring for the patient and the family in the last hours of life. Home Health Care
Management and Practice
, 20(5), 408–413.

Kehl, K. A. (2006). Moving toward peace: an analysis of the concept of a good death. American Journal of Hospital Palliative Care, 23(4), 277–286. (Abstract)

Kehl, K. A. (2004). Treatment of terminal restlessness: a review of the evidence. Journal of Pain Palliative Care Pharmacotherapy, 18(1), 5–30. (Abstract)

Kehl, K. A., & Gartner, C .G. (2010). Can you hear me now? The experience of a deaf family member surrounding the death of loved ones. Palliative Medicine, 24(1), 88–93. (Abstract)

Kehl, K., & Kirchhoff, K. T. (2009). End-of-life care and decisions about life-sustaining treatments. In M. D. Foreman, K. Milisen, & T. T. Fulmer (Eds.), Critical care nursing of older adults: Best practices (3rd ed., pp. 151–176). Springer Publishing Company

Kehl, K. A., Kirchhoff, K. T., Finster, M. P., & Cleary, J. F. (2008). Materials to prepare hospice families for dying in the home. Journal of Palliative Medicine, 11(7), 969–972. (Abstract)

Kehl, K. A., Kirchhoff, K. T., Kramer, E. J., & Hovland-Scafe, C. (2009). Challenges facing families at the end of life in three settings. Journal of Social Work in End-of-Life and Palliative Care. 5(3-4)144–168. (Manuscript)

Kehl, K. A., & McCarty, K. N. (2011). Effects of research participation on hospice practices in preparing families for death. Journal of Palliative Medicine, 14(2), 147–451.   

Kehl, K., Roberts, K. F., & VanVeldhuisen, K. M. (2009). End-of-life nursing care: Guidelines at a
glance.
University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics.

Kirchhoff, K. T., & Kehl, K. (2007). Recruiting participants in end-of-life research. American
Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine
, 24(6), 515–521.

Kirchhoff, K. T., Song, M. K., & Kehl, K. (2004). Caring for the family of the critically ill patient.
Critical Care Clinics, 30(3), 453–466, ix-x.

International and Cultural Studies

Kraithaworn, P., Sirapo-ngam, Y., Piaseu, N., Nityasuddhi, D., & Gretebeck, K. A. (2011). Factors predicting physical activity in older Thai adults living in low socioeconomic urban communities. Pacific Rim International Journal of Nursing Research, 15(1), 39–56. (PDF Full Text Download)

Lor, M., & Bowers, B. (2014). Evaluating Teaching Techniques in the Hmong Breast and Cervical Cancer Health Awareness Project. Journal of Cancer Education. DOI 10.1007/s13187-014-0615-0. (Abstract)

Sasat, S., & Bowers, B. J. (2013). Spotlight Thailand. Gerontologist. doi: 10.1093/geront/gnt038  (Abstract)

Sellers S. L., Ward, E. C., & David P. (2006). Dimensions of depression: a qualitative study of well-being among Black African immigrant women. Qualitative Social Work, 5, 45–66. (PDF Full Text)

Ward, E. C. (2007). Examining differential treatment effects for depression in racial and ethnic minority women: a qualitative systematic review. Journal of the National Medical Association,99(3), 265–274. Review. (Abstract)

Ward, E. C., & Cronin K. (2008). Recruiting older African American women to participate in mental health research: a culturally competent research model. In: D. Yee-Melichar  & A. R. Boyle (Eds.), Minority women's health: Best practices in education and research (pp. 63–73).

Ward, E. C., Wiltshire, J. C., Detry, M. A., Brown, R. L.(2013). African American men and women's attitude toward mental illness, perceptions of stigma, and preferred coping behaviors.
Nursing Research, 62(3), 185–194. (Abstract)

Wongsawang, N., Lagampan, S., Lapvongwattana, P., & Bowers, B.  J. (2013). Family caregiving for dependent older adults in Thai families. Journal of Nursing Scholarship. (Abstract

Long Term Care and Nursing Homes

Alexander, G. A., Steege, L. M., Pasupathy, K. S., & Wise, K. (in press). Studies of IT sophistication in nursing homes: A mixed method approach to examine communication strategies about pressure ulcer prevention practices. International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics. Retrieved from http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ergon.2012.12.002

Bigby, C., Bowers, B. J., & Webber, R. (2010). Planning and decision making about the future care of older group home residents and transition to residential aged care. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 55(8), 777-89

Bourbonniere, M., Mezey, M., Mitty, E., Burger, S., Bonner, A., Bowers, B., Burl, J., Carter, D., Dimant, J., Jerro, S., Reinhard, S., Ter Maat, M., & Nicholson, N. (2009). Expanding the knowledge base of resident and facility outcomes of care delivered by advanced practice nurses in long-term care. Policy, Politics, & Nursing Practice, 10(1), 64–70.

Bowers, B., & Becker, M. (1992). Nurses' Aides in Nursing Homes: The Relationship between Organization and Quality. The Gerontologist, 32(3), 360–366. 

Bowers, B. J., Esmond, S., & Jacobson, N. (2003). Turnover reinterpreted: CNAs talk about why they leave. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 29(3), 36–43. (Abstract)

Bowers, B., Esmond, S., & Jacobson, N. (2000). The Relationship between staffing and quality in long-term care facilities: Exploring the views of nurse aides. Journal of Nursing Quality, 14(4), 55–64.

Bowers, B., Esmond, S. L., Norton, S., & Holloway, E. (2006). The consumer/provider relationship as care quality mediator. In S. Kunkel & V. Wellin (Eds.), Consumer voice and choice in long-term care (Ch. 10) New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company.

Bowers, B., Fibich, B., & Jacobson, N. (2001). Care-as-service, Care-as-relating, care-as-comfort: Understanding nursing home residents' definitions of quality. The Gerontologist, 41(4), 539–545.

Bowers, B., & Nolet, K. (2011). Empowering direct care workers: Lessons learned from the GREEN HOUSE Model. Senior Housing and Care Journal, 19(1), 103–114. (PDF Full Text)

Bowers, B. J., Nolet, K. A., Robert, T., & Esmond, S. (2007). Implementing change in long-term care: A practical guide to transformation. (PDF Full Text)   

Dosa, D., Bowers, B., & Gifford, D. (2006). Critical review of resident assessment protocols. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 54(4), 659–666. (Abstract

Gilmore-Bykovskyi, A. L., & Bowers, B. J. (2013). Understanding nurses' decisions to treat pain in nursing home residents with dementia. Research in Gerontological Nursing, 6(2), 127–138. (Abstract)

Krause, M., Palmer, J., Bowers, B., & Buckwalter, K. (2010). Responding to poor quality care during research in nursing homes. Research in Gerontological Nursing, 31(1), 1–6. (Manuscript)

Landefeld, C. S., Bowers, B. J., Feld, A. D., Hartmann, K. E., Hoffman, E., Ingber, M. J., et al. (2008). National Institutes of Health State-of-the Science statement: Prevention of fecal and urinary incontinence in adults. Annals of Internal Medicine, 148(6). (Abstract)

McGilton, K., Bowers, B., McKenzie-Green, B., Boscart, V., & Brown, M. (2009). How to charge nurses view their roles in long-term care? Journal of Applied Gerontology, 28(6), 723–742.                                   

Mezey, M., Burger, S., Bloom, H. G., Bonner, A., Bourbonniere, M., Bowers, B., et al. (2005). Experts recommend strategies for strengthening the use of advanced practice nurses in nursing homes. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 53(10), 1790–1797. (Abstract)

Morse, J., Stern, P., Corbin, J., Bowers, B., Charmaz, K., & Clarke, A. (2009). Developing grounded theory: The second generation. Developing Qualitative Inquiry Series. Walnut Creek, CA: Left Coast Press.

Roberts, T. & Bowers, B. (2014). How nursing home residents develop relationships with peers and staff: A grounded theory study. International Journal of Nursing Studies. Epub ahead of print DOI: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2014.07.008 (Abstract)

Roberts, T. J., Nolet, K. A., & Bowers, B. J. (2013). Consistent assignment of nursing staff to residents in nursing homes: A critical review of conceptual and methodological issues. The Gerontologist. (PDF Full Text)

Yoon, J. Y., Lee , J. Y., Bowers,  B. J., & Zimmerman, D. R. (2012). The impact of organizational factors on the urinary incontinence care quality in long-term care hospitals: A longitudinal correlational study. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 49(12), 1544–1551. (Abstract)

Mobility and Physical Activity

Doherty-King, B., & Bowers, B. J. (2013). Attributing the responsibility for ambulating patients: A qualitative study. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 50(9), 1240–1246. (Abstract)

Gallagher, N. A., Clarke, P., Loveland-Cherry, C., Ronis, D., & Gretebeck, K. A. (in press). Influences on neighborhood walking in older adults. Research in Gerontological Nursing, 5(4), 238–250. doi: 10.3928/19404921-20120906-05

Gallagher, N. A., Gretebeck, K. A., Robinson, J. C., Torres, E. R., Murphy, S. L., & Martyn, K. K. (2010). Neighborhood factors relevant for walking in older, urban, African American adults. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, 18(1), 99–115. (Abstract)

Gretebeck, K. (2011). Factors predicting physical activity in older Thai adults living in low
socioeconomic urban communities. Pacific Rim International Journal of Nursing Research,
15(1), 39–56.

Gretebeck, K. A., Black, D. R., Blue, C. L., Glickman, L. T., Huston, S. A., &   Gretebeck, R. J. (2007). Physical activity and function in older adults: theory of planned behavior. American Journal of Health Behavior, 31(2), 203-14.

Gretebeck, R. J., Black, D. R., Ferraro, K., Holland, K., & Gretebeck, K. A. (2012). Longitudinal change in physical activity and disability in adults. American Journal of Health Behavior, 36(3), 385–394.(Abstract)

Gretebeck, K. A., Radius, K., Black, D. R., Ziemba, R., Gretebeck, R. J., & Glickman, L. T. (2013). Dog ownership, functional ability, and walking in community-dwelling older adults. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 10(5), 646–655.

King, B., & Bowers, B. (2007). Nursing care of older adults in acute care setting: Exploring functional decline. The Gerontologist, 47(Special issue 1, October), 3. (Abstract)

King, B., & Bowers, B. (2011). How nurses decide to ambulate hospitalized older adults: Development of a conceptual model. The Gerontologist, 51(6),786–797. (PDF Full Text)

Kraithaworn, P., Sirapo-ngam, Y., Piaseu, N., Nityasuddhi, D., & Gretebeck, K. A. (2011). Factors predicting physical activity in older Thai adults living in low socioeconomic urban communities. Pacific Rim International Journal of Nursing Research, 15(1), 39–56. (PDF Full Text Download)

Murphy, S. L., Gretebeck, K. A., Alexander, N. B. (2007). The bath environment, the bathing task, and the older adult: a review and future directions for bathing disability research. Disability and Rehabilitation, 29(14), 1067–1075.

Torres, E. R., Sampselle, C. M., Ronis, D. L., Neighbors, H. W., Gretebeck, K. A. (2013). Leisure-time physical activity in relation to depressive symptoms in African-Americans: Results from the National Survey of American Life. Preventive Medicine, 56(6), 410–412. (Abstract)

Nursing Education

Dieterle, R., Dipert, D., & Jarzemsky, P. (2007). Designing and implementing web-based library tutorials. In Susan J. Clayton (Ed.). Going the distance: Library instruction for remote learners. (pp. 35–47). New York, NY: Neal-Schumann.

Harahan, M. F., Bowers, B. J., Stone, R., Nolet, K. A., Sanders, A., Krause, M. R., Gilmore, A. (2011). Implementation and evaluation of LVN LEAD: A leadership and supervisory training program for nursing home charge nurses. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 37(6), 26-33.

Jarzemsky, P. (2012). Advancing the science of human patient simulation in nursing education. Nursing Clinics of North America, 47(3), 355–364. (Abstract)

Jarzemsky, P., McCarthy, J., & Ellis, N. (2010). Incorporating Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) competencies in simulation scenario design. Nurse Educator, 35(2), 90–92. (Abstract)

Jarzemsky, P., & McGrath, J. (2008). Look before you leap: Lessons learned when introducing clinical simulation in a nursing curriculum. Nurse Educator, 33(2), 90–95.

Jarzemsky, P., & Voge, C. (2009). Informatics for nursing students: Assessment and action. Journal of Nursing Education, 48(12), 720.

King, B., Roberts, T., & Bowers, B.  (2011). Nursing students' attitudes toward older adults.  Gerontology and Geriatrics Education, 34(3), 272–291. (Abstract)

Murray, M. E., Douglas, S., Girdley, D., & Jarzemsky, P. (2010). Teaching quality improvement. Journal of Nursing Education, 49(8), 466–469. (Abstract)

Nolet, K., Roberts, T., Gilmore, A., Roiland, R., Ryther, B., Gullickson, C., & Bowers, B. (in press). Preparing tomorrow’s nursing home nurses: The Wisconsin Long Term Care Clinical Scholars Program. Geriatrics & Gerontology Education.

Voge, C., Hirvela, K., & Jarzemsky, P. (2012). The (digital) natives are restless: Designing and implementing an interactive digital media assignment. Nurse Educator, 37(2), 56–61. (Abstract)

Nursing Performance and Work Environment

Gaard, S., Bowers, B., Spector, N., Silvestre, J., & Olson, L. (2014) 2013 Long-term care monograph: Improving the quality of long-term care through regulation, practice and education. National Council of State Boards of Nursing. (PDF Full Text)

Barker, L. M., & Nussbaum, M. A. (2011). The effects of fatigue on performance in simulated nursing work. Ergonomics, 54(9), 815–829. (Abstract)

Barker, L. M., & Nussbaum, M. A. (2011). Fatigue, performance, and the work environment: A survey of registered nurses. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 67(6), 1370–1382. (Abstract)

Barker Steege, L. M., & Nussbaum, M. A. (2012). Dimensions of fatigue as predictors of performance: A structural equation modeling approach among registered nurses. IIE Transactions on Occupational Ergonomics and Human Factors, 14–28. (Full Text)

Bowers, B. J., & Nolet, K. (2014). Developing the Green House nursing care team: Variations on development and implementation. The Gerontologist, 54(S1), S53–S64. (Abstract)

Drake, D. A., Luna, M., Georges, J. M., & Steege, L. M. (2012). Hospital nurse force theory: A perspective of nurse fatigue and patient harm. Advances in Nursing Science, 35(4), 305–314. (Abstract)

Elliot, A., Cohen, L. W., Reed, D., Nolet, K., & Zimmerman, S. (2014). A "recipe" for culture change? Findings from the THRIVE survey of culture change adopters. The Gerontologist, 54(S1), S17–S24. (Abstract)

Hill, N.L., Yevchak, A., Gilmore-Bykovskyi, A.L., & Kolanowski, A.M. Improving Delirium Management in Hospitalized Older Adults: The Value of Care Partnerships. Geriatric Nursing, 2013. (In Press). PMCID In Progress.

Kim, S., Barker, L. M., Jia, B., Agnew, M. A., & Nussbaum, M. A. (2009). Effects of two hospital bed design features on physical demands and usability during brake engagement and patient transportation: a repeated measures experimental study. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 46, 317–325. (Abstract

Lin, R. C., Sir, M. Y., Sisikoglu, E., Pasupathy, K. S., & Steege, L. M. (in press). Optimal nurse scheduling based on quantitative models of work-related fatigue. IIE Transactions on Healthcare Systems Engineering, 3, 23–38. doi: 10.1080/19488300.2012.762072

Parhizi, S., Steege, L. M., & Pasupathy, K. S. (2012). Mining the relationships between psychosocial factors and fatigue dimensions among registered nurses. International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 43(1), 82–90. (Full Text)

Pasupathy, K. S., & Barker, L. M. (2011). Impact of fatigue on performance in registered nurses: Data mining and implications for practice. Journal for Healthcare Quality, 34(5), 22–30. (Abstract)

Pain Management

Gilmore-Bykovskyi, A. L., & Bowers,  B. J. (2013). Understanding nurses' decisions to treat pain in nursing home residents with dementia. Research in Gerontological Nursing, 6(2), 127–138. (Abstract)

Research in Long Term Care

Buckwalter, K. C., McCarthy, A. M., Bowers, B., Beck, C. O., & Hartzler, L .E. (2008). Intervention research in highly unstable environments. Research in Nursing and Health, 32(1), 110–121.(Manuscript)

Bowers, B. J., Webber, R., & Bigby, C. (2013). Health Issues of Older People with Intellectual Disability in Group Homes.Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability.

Technology in Long Term Care

Alexander, G. A., Steege, L. M., Pasupathy, K. S., & Wise, K. (in press). Studies of IT sophistication in nursing homes: A mixed method approach to examine communication strategies about pressure ulcer prevention practices. International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics. Retrieved from http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ergon.2012.12.002