Martha Abshire

Assistant Professor

20142019
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Research Output 2014 2019

2019

Adherence to measuring what matters: Description of an inpatient palliative care service of an Urban Teaching Hospital

Cruz-Oliver, D., Abshire, M., Cepeda, O., Burhanna, P., Johnson, J., Velazquez, D. V., Chen, J., Diab, K., Christopher, K. & Rodin, M., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Palliative Medicine. 22, 1, p. 75-79 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Urban Hospitals
Palliative Care
Teaching Hospitals
Inpatients
Documentation
Advance Directives
Terminal Care
Physicians
Therapeutics
Checklist

Barriers and facilitators to a ‘good death’ in heart failure: An integrative review

Asano, R., Abshire, M., Dennison-Himmelfarb, C. & Davidson, P. M., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Collegian.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Heart Failure
Terminal Care
Palliative Care
PubMed
Health Personnel

End of life for patients with left ventricular assist devices: Insights from INTERMACS

McIlvennan, C. K., Grady, K. L., Matlock, D. D., Helmkamp, L. J., Abshire, M. & Allen, L. A., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heart-Assist Devices
Registries
Cause of Death
Quality of Life
Caregivers

Nurses' Competence Caring for Hospitalized Patients with Ventricular Assist Devices

Casida, J., Abshire, M., Widmar, B., Combs, P., Freeman, R. & Baas, L., Jan 1 2019, In : Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing. 38, 1, p. 38-49 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heart-Assist Devices
Mental Competency
Nurses
Critical Care
Communication
2018

All things death and dying: Health professional students participating in the death café model

Nelson, K. E., Wright, R., Abshire, M. & Davidson, P. M., Jun 1 2018, In : Journal of Palliative Medicine. 21, 6, p. 850-852 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Students
Health
Taboo
Nursing Schools
Health Occupations

Family caregivers: Important but often poorly understood

Davidson, P. M., Abshire, M., Paull, G. & Szanton, S. L., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Clinical Nursing.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Caregivers
Left ventricular assist devices
Physiological Stress
Heart-Assist Devices
Cortisol
Psychological Stress

Risk of left ventricular assist device driveline infection: A systematic literature review

Pavlovic, N. V., Randell, T., Madeira, T., Hsu, S., Zinoviev, R. & Abshire, M., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Heart and Lung.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heart-Assist Devices
Infection
Nursing
Evidence-Based Practice
Bandages
Heart-Assist Devices
Social Support
Fatigue
Quality of Life
Depression
Left ventricular assist devices
Heart-Assist Devices
Anxiety
Quality of Life
Depression
2017
Heart-Assist Devices
Self Care
Cognition
Quality of Life
Self Efficacy

Heart Failure Rehospitalization and Delayed Decision Making: The Impact of Self-care and Depression

Xu, J., Gallo, J. J., Wenzel, J., Nolan, M. T., Budhathoki, C. B., Abshire, M., Bower, K., Arruda, S., Flowers, D., Szanton, S. L., Dennison-Himmelfarb, C. R., Gonzalez, K. & Han, H. R., Jun 1 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Self Care
Decision Making
Heart Failure
Depression
Confidence Intervals
Longitudinal Studies
Research
Manuscripts
Research Ethics Committees
Databases
2016

Adaptation and coping in patients living with an LVAD: A metasynthesis

Abshire, M., Prichard, R., Cajita, M., DiGiacomo, M. & Dennison-Himmelfarb, C. R., Sep 1 2016, In : Heart and Lung: Journal of Acute and Critical Care. 45, 5, p. 397-405 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heart-Assist Devices
Qualitative Research
Interpersonal Relations
Fear
Emotions
2015

Decision Making Among Persons Living With Heart Failure

Xu, J., Abshire, M. & Han, H. R., Dec 7 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : The Journal of cardiovascular nursing.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Decision Making
Heart Failure
Research
Resuscitation Orders
Ambulatory Care

Nutritional Interventions in Heart Failure: A Systematic Review of the Literature

Abshire, M., Xu, J., Baptiste, D., Almansa, J. R., Xu, J., Cummings, A., Andrews, M. & Dennison-Himmelfarb, C. R., Dec 1 2015, In : Journal of Cardiac Failure. 21, 12, p. 989-999 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heart Failure
Sodium-Restricted Diet
Sodium
Diet
Patient Readmission

Symptoms and fear in heart failure patients approaching end of life: A mixed methods study

Abshire, M., Xu, J., Dennison-Himmelfarb, C. R., Davidson, P. M., Sulmasy, D., Kub, J., Hughes, M. T. & Nolan, M. T., Nov 1 2015, In : Journal of Clinical Nursing. 24, 21-22, p. 3215-3223 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fear
Heart Failure
Interviews
Psychology
Symptom Assessment
2014

Functional status in left ventricular assist device-supported patients: A literature review

Abshire, M., Dennison-Himmelfarb, C. R. & Russell, S. D., Dec 1 2014, In : Journal of Cardiac Failure. 20, 12, p. 973-983 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heart-Assist Devices
Heart Failure
Exercise
Oxygen Consumption
Population

Go with the flow: Progress in mechanical circulatory support

Abshire, M. & Dennison-Himmelfarb, C. R., 2014, In : The Journal of cardiovascular nursing. 29, 4, p. 364-366 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heart Valve Prosthesis Implantation
Assisted Circulation
Heart-Assist Devices
Hemodynamics
Myocardial Infarction