Current Publications

Bunny J. Pozehl, PhD, RN, APRN-NP, FHFSA, FAHA, FAAN

Professor and Dorothy Hodges Olson Endowed Chair in Nursing

Current Publications

Brawner CA, Ehrman JK, Myers J, Chase P, Vainshelboim B, Farha S, Saval MA, McGuire R, Pozehl B, Keteyian SJ. (2018). Exercise Oscillatory Ventilation: Inter-reviewer Agreement and a Novel Determination. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 50(2): 369-374.

Deka P, Pozehl B, Williams M, & Yates, B. (2017) Adherence to recommended exercise guidelines in patients with heart failure. Heart Failure Reviews 22(1):41-53.

DeVon HA, Vuckovic K, Ryan CJ, Barnason S, Zerwic JJ, Pozehl B, Schulz P, Seo Y, Zimmerman L. (2017) Systematic review of symptom clusters in cardiovascular disease. Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs.;16(1):6-17

Yates BC, Pozehl B, Kupzyk K, Epstein CM, Deka P. Are Heart Failure and Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery Patients Meeting Physical Activity Guidelines? Rehabil Nurs. 2017 May-Jun;42(3):119- 124.

Zimmerman L, Wilson, F, Schmaderer M, Struwe L, Pozehl B, Paulman A, Bratzke L, Moore K., Raetz L, George B. (2017). Cost-effectiveness of a Care Transition Intervention Among Multimorbid Patients. West J Nurs Res. 2017 May;39(5):622-642

Zimmerman L, Pozehl B, Vuckovic K, Barnason S, Schulz P, Seo Y, Ryan C, Zerwic J, and DeVon H. (2016) Selecting symptom instruments for cardiovascular populations. Heart & Lung: The Journal of Acute and Critical Care, 45(6), 475-496.

Shade MY, Berger AM, Dizona PJ, Pozehl BJ, Pullen CH. (2016) Sleep and health-related factors in overweight and obese rural women in a randomized controlled trial. Journal of Behavioral Medicine. 39(3): 386-97.

Schmaderer M., Zimmerman L, Hertzog M., Pozehl B, Paulman, A. (2016) Correlates of Patient Activation and Acute Care Utilization among Multimorbid Patients. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 38(10),1335-53.

Kupzyk, K. A., Seo, Y., Yates, B., Pozehl, B., Norman, J., & Lowes, B. (2016). Use of the Late-Life Function and Disability Instrument for measuring physical functioning in patients with heart failure. Journal of Nursing Measurement, 24(2), 323-336.

Bravo, K. S., Pozehl, B., & Kupzyk, K. A. (2016) Revision and Psychometric Testing of the Safe Administration of Medication Scale. Journal of Nursing Measurement. 24(1): 147-165.

Johnson ML, Zimmerman L, Welch JL, Hertzog M, Pozehl B, Plumb T. (2016) Patient activation with knowledge, self-management and confidence in chronic kidney disease. Journal of Renal Care Mar; 42(1):15-22. Doi 10.1111/jorc.12142

Jackson H, Yates BC, Blanchard S, Zimmerman LM, Hudson D, Pozehl B. (2016) Behavior Specific Influences for Physical Activity Among African American Women. Western Journal of Nursing Research 38(8):992-1011.

Seo Y, Yates B, LaFramboise, Pozehl B, Norman J, & Herzog M. (2016) A home-based diaphragmatic breathing retraining in rural patients with heart failure. Western Journal of Nursing Research. Mar;38(3):270-91. doi: 10.1177/0193945915584201.

Schmaderer M, Pozehl B, Hertzog M, Zimmerman L. (2015) Psychometric Properties of the Patient Activation Measure in Multimorbid Hospitalized Patients. Journal of Nursing Measurement; 23 (3):128-41. doi: 10.1891/1061-3749.23.3.E 128.

Pozehl B, McGuire R, Norman J. (2015) Team-based care for cardiac Rehabilitation and exercise training in heart failure. Heart Failure Clinics Jul;11(3):431-49, doi: 10.1016,j.hfc.2015.03.007. Review

Williams, M. A., & Pozehl, B. (2015). Reasonable expectations: How much aerobic capacity, muscle strength, and quality of life can improve with exercise training in heart failure. Heart Failure Clinics, 11(1), 37-57.

Seo Y, Yates B, LaFramboise L, Pozehl B, Norman JF, Hertzog M. (2015) A Home-Based Diaphragmatic Breathing Retraining in Rural Patients With Heart Failure. West J Nurs Res. 2015 May 8. pii: 0193945915584201. [Epub ahead of print]PMID:25956151

Pozehl B, McGuire, & Norman J. (2015). Team-based care for cardiac rehabilitation and exercise training in heart failure. Heart Failure Clinics. 11(3): 431-449.

Pozehl BJ, Duncan K, Hertzog M, McGuire R, Norman JF, Artinian NT, Keteyian SJ. (2014) Study of adherence to exercise in heart failure: the HEART camp trial protocol. BMC Cardiovasc Disord.,14:172. doi: 10.1186/1471-2261-14-172.

*Pecka, S., Schmid, K., & Pozehl, B. (2014). Psychometric Testing of the Pecka Grading Rubric for Evaluating Higher Order Thinking in Distance Learning. AANA Journal, 82(6):449-456.

Seo, Y., Yates, B. C., Norman, J. F., Pozehl, B., & Kupzyk, K. (2014). Comparisons of dyspnea, fatigue, and exercise intolerance between individuals with heart failure with high versus low knee extensor muscle strength. Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy Journal, 25(1), 11-17.

Duncan, K., Pozehl, B., Hertzog, M., & Norman, J.F. (2014). Psychological responses and adherence to exercise in heart failure. Rehabilitation Nursing, 39(3), 130-139. doi:10.1002/rnj.106

Macken, L. C., Yates, B. C., Meza, J., Norman, J., Barnason, S., & Pozehl, B. (2014). Health-related quality-of-life outcomes in coronary artery bypass surgery patients and partners. Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention, 34(2), 130-137. doi:10.1097/HCR.0b013e3182a528ba

Bratzke-Bauer, L. C., Pozehl, B. J., Paul, S. M., & Johnson, J. K. (2013). Neuropsychological patterns differ by type of left ventricle dysfunction in heart failure. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology: The Official Journal of the National Academy of Neuropsychologists, 28(2), 114-124. doi:10.1093/arclin/acs101

Carlson, B., Pozehl, B., Hertzog, M., Zimmerman, L., & Riegel, B. (2013). Predictors of overall perceived health in patients with heart failure. The Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 28(3), 206-215. doi:10.1097/JCN.0b013e31824987a8

Macken, L. C., Yates, B. C., Meza, J., Norman, J., Barnason, S., & Pozehl, B. (2013). Health-related quality-of-life outcomes in coronary artery bypass surgery patients and partners. Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention, 34(2):130-7. doi:10.1097/HCR.0b013e3182a528ba

Weierbach, F., Yates, B. C., Hertzog, M., & Pozehl, B. (2013). Differences and similarities in rural residents' health and cardiac risk factors. Online Journal of Rural Nursing and Health Care, 13 (1), 26-49. http://connection.ebscohost.com/c/articles/91269029/differences-similarities-rural-residents-health-cardiac-risk-factors.

*Norman J, Pozehl B, Duncan K, Hertzog M, Krueger S. (2012). Effects of exercise training versus attention on plasma B-type natriuretic peptide, 6-minute walk test and quality of life in individuals with heart failure. Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy Journal, 23(4), 19-25.

*Carlson, B., Pozehl, B., Zimmerman, L., Hertzog, M., Reigel, B. (Epub 2012 Apr 9). Predictors of Overall Perceived Health in Patients with Heart Failure. Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing.

*Bratzke-Bauer L, Pozehl B, Paul S, Johnson J. (2012). Neuropsychological patterns differ by type of left ventricle dysfunction in heart failure. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, doi: 10.1093/arclin/acs101

Aguirre, T., Brage-Hudson, D., Rodehorst-Weber, T., Pozehl, B., Boeckner, L., & Wilhelm, S. (2012). Mexican American mothers' eating and child feeding behaviors. Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing, 35(1), 4-23. doi: 10.3109/01460862.2012.646462

Bauer, L., Pozehl, B., 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. doi: 10.1016/j.ejcnurse.2011.03.007

Bozak, K., Pozehl, B., & Yates, B. (2012). Challenges of applying a comprehensive model of intervention fidelity. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 34(4), 504-519. doi: 10.1177/0193945911403774

Prasun, M.A., Casida, J., Howie-Esquivel, J., Pozehl, B., Fahlberg, B., Johnson, C., Mock, J., Quinn, J., Yehle, K., & Bass, L. (2012). Practice patterns of heart failure nurses. Heart & Lung: The Journal of Acute and Critical Care, 41(3), 218-225. doi:10.1016/j.hrting.2012.02.001

Young, L., Zimmerman, L., Pozehl, B., Barnason, S., & Wang, H.M. (2012). Cost-effectiveness of a symptom management intervention: Improving physical activity in older women following coronary artery bypass surgery. Nursing Economics, 30(2), 94-103.

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.

Bauer, L., & Pozehl, B. (2011). Measurement of cognitive function in chronic heart failure: A feasibility study. Applied Nursing Research, 24(4), 223-228. doi: 10.1016/j.apnr.2009.12.002

Duncan, K., Pozehl, B., Norman, J.F., & Hertzog, M. (2011). A self-directed adherence management program for patients with heart failure completing combined aerobicand resistance exercise training. Applied Nursing Research, 24(4), 207-214. doi: 10.1016/j.apnr.2009.08.003

Schulz, P., Zimmerman, L., Pozehl, B., Barnason, S., & Nieveen, J. (2011). Symptom management strategies used by elderly patients following coronary artery bypass surgery. Applied Nursing Research, 24(2), 65-73. doi: 10.1016/j.apnr.2009.03.001; PMCID: PMC3032001

*Pozehl, B., Duncan, K., Norman, J., & Hertzog, M. (2010) Heart Camp: Effects of a Multi-Component Exercise Training Intervention in Patients with Heart Failure. Heart & Lung, 39(6 Suppl): S1-13.

*Hertzog, M., Pozehl, B., & Duncan, K. (2010) Cluster Analysis of Symptom Occurrence to Identify Subgroups of Heart Failure Patients: A Pilot Study. Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 25(4):273-283.

*Suleiman KH, Yates BC, Berger AM, Pozehl B, Meza J. (2010) Translating the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index Into Arabic. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 32(2): 250-268.

*Bosak, K., Yates, B., & Pozehl, B. (2010) Effects of an Internet Physical Activity Intervention in Adults with Metabolic Syndrome. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 32(1): 5-22.

*Norman, J., Pozehl, B., Duncan, K., Hertzog, M., Elokda, A., & Krueger, S. (2009). Relationship of Resting B-Type Natriuretic Peptide Level to Cardiac Work and Total Physical Work Capacities in Heart Failure Patients. Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation & Prevention, 29(5): 310-3.

*Bosak, K., Yates, B., & Pozehl, B. (2009). Feasibility of an Internet Physical Activity Intervention. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 31(5), 648-661.

*Yates, B.,Dodendorf, D., Lane, J., LaFramboise, L., Pozehl, B. Duncan, K.,Knodel, K. (2009) Testing an Alternate Informed Consent Process. Nursing Research, 58(2), 135-9.

*Pozehl B., Duncan K., Hertzog M. (2008). The effects of exercise training on fatigue and dyspnea in heart failure. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 7, 127-132.

Skaggs, B., Yates, B., Hertzog, M, Barron, C, Norman, J. & Pozehl B. (2007) Meaning in heart disease: Measuring the search for meaning. Journal of Nursing Measurement, 15(2), 145.

Fiandt, K, Barr, K., Hille, G, Pelish, P., Pozehl, B., Hulme, P., Muhlbauer, S, & Burge, S. (2004). Identifying clinical scholarship guidelines for faculty practice. Journal of Professional Nursing, 20(3), 147-155.

Pozehl B., Duncan, K., Krueger, S., & VerMaas, P. (2003) Adjunctive effects of exercise training in heart failure patients receiving maximum pharmacologic therapy. Progress in Cardiovascular Nursing,18(4), 177-184.

Duncan, K. & Pozehl, B. (2003) Effects of an exercise adherence intervention on outcomes in patients with heart failure. Rehabilitation Nursing, 28(4), 117-122.

Duncan, K. & Pozehl, B. (2002). Staying on course: The effects of an adherence facilitation intervention on home exercise participation. Progress in Cardiovascular Nursing, 17(11), 59-71.

Duncan, K., & Pozehl, B. (2001). Effects of individual performance feedback on nurses’ adherence to pain management clinical guidelines. Outcomes Management for Nursing Practice, 5(2), 57-62.