Research publications

Zust B, Gruenberg M, Laurence J & Sendelbach S. (2016). Exploring the Lived Experience of Difficult Sleep and Good Sleep Among Psychiatric Inpatients. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 37(2):90-97. 1

Kalb K, Rierson C, Brockway CJ, O'Conner-Von S & Sendelbach S. (2015). Evidence-Based Teaching Practice in Nursing Education: Faculty Perspectives and Practices. Nursing Education Perspectives. 36(4):212-219.

Sandau KE, Sendelbach S, Fletcher L, Frederickson J, Drew BJ, & Funk M. (2015). Computer-assisted Interventions to improve QTc documentation in patients receiving QT-prolonging medications. Am J Crit Care March 2015 vol. 24 no. 2 e6-e15. doi: 10.4037/ajcc2015240

Genzler L, Johnson PJ, Ghildayal N, Panagarkis S & Sendelbach S. (2013).End tidal carbon dioxide as a measure of physiologic stress response to clustered nursing cares in mechanically ventilated neurological patients: A pilot study. AJCC. 22:239-245.1

Sendelbach S, Heart M, Johnson, PJ, Unger B & Mooney M. 2012. Effects of variation in temperature management on cerebral performance category scores in patients who received therapeutic hypothermia post cardiac arrest. Resuscitation. 83(7):829-834.

Johnson PJ, Ward A, Knutson L, Sendelbach S. 2012. Personal Use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) by U.S. Health Care Workers. Health Serv Res.47(1):211-227.

Larson-Polanco N, Sendelbach S, Missal B, Fliss J & Gaillard P. 2012. Staffing patterns of scheduled unit staff nurses versus float pool nurses: A pilot study. MEDSURG Nursing: The Journal of Adult Health. 21(1):27-39.

Calonder E., Sendelbach S, Gustafson C, Machemer C, Johnson D & Reiland L. 2010. Temperature measurement in patients undergoing colorectal surgery & gynecology surgery: A comparison of esophageal core, temporal artery & oral methods. Journal of PeriAnesthesia Nursing. 25(2):71-78.

Sandau K, Sendelbach S, Frederickson J & Doran K. 2010. AJCC. National survey of US cardiologists’ perceptions and use of continuous ST-segment monitoring. 19(2):112-123.

Evidence-based practice/Best practice publications

Smith EM & Franzwa J. (2015). Chronic outpatient management of patients with a left ventricular assist devices. Journal of Thoracic Diseases, 7(12):2112-2124. doi: 10.3978/j.issn.2072-1439.2015.10.28

Sendelbach S, Guthrie PL, Rayborn SM. (2015). Delirium. In H. K. Butcher (Series Ed.), Series on Evidence-Based Practice Guidelines, Iowa City, IA: The University of Iowa College of Nursing John A. Hartford Foundation Center of Geriatric Nursing Excellence.

Sendelbach S, Wahl S, Anthony A & Shotts P. (2015) Stop the noise: A quality improvement project to decrease ECG nuisance alarm signals. Critical Care Nurse, 35(4):15-22. doi: 10.4037/ccn2015858

Neumar RW, Eigel B, Callaway C, Estes NAM, Jollis JG, Lkeinman M, Morrison L, Perberdy AM, Rabinstein A, Rea TD & Sendelbach S. (2015) AHA Special report: The American Heart Association Response to the 2015 Institute of Medicine Report on Strategies to Improve Cardiac Arrest Survival.

Jepsen S. (January/March 2015) Using a scorecard to demonstrate clinical nurse specialists’ contribution. AACN Advanced Critical Care, 26(1), 43-49. doi: 10.1097/NCI.0000000000000066.

Sendelbach S & Jepsen S. (2013). AACN practice standards: Alarm management.

Sendelbach S & Funk M. (2013). Alarm fatigue: A patient safety concern. AACN Advanced Critical Care. 24(4):378-386.

Sendelbach S. 2012. Alarm fatigue. Nurs Clin N Am. 47:375-82.

Mooney M., Unger B.T., Boland L.L., Burke N., Kebed K., Graham K.J., Henry T.D., Katsiyiannis W.T., Satterlees P.A., Sendelbach S, Hodges J. & Parham W.M. (2011).  Therapeutic hypothermia after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: evaluation of a regional system to increase access to cooling. Circulation. 124:206-214. 2014 Most Important Outcomes Research Papers on Cardiac Arrest and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation.

Lind B, Sendelbach S & Steen S. 2011. In our Unit: Effects of a spirituality training program for nurses in a progressive care unit. Critical Care Nurse. 31(3):87-90.

Sendelbach S, Zink M & Peterson J. 2011. Decreasing pressure ulcers across a healthcare system: Moving beneath the tip of the iceberg. Journal of Nursing Administration. 41(2):84-89.

Graner T, Sendelbach S, Boland L. & Koehn K. 2011. Evidence based practice fellowships: Changing practice one clinical question at a time. Nursing Management. 42(5):14-17.

Sendelbach S. Preoperative fasting does not mean nothing past 2400 hours. 2010. AJN. 110(9):64-65.

Stanley J, Goudreau K, Auerhahn C, Chornick N, Wilson LD, Edmiston M, Hupcey JE, McCumber S, Mezey M, Mick DJ, Morris D, Palmer BM, Walker J, Bandos J, Cheek DJ, Johnson BP & Sendelbach S. (2010). American Association of College of Nursing, John A Hartford Foundation for Geriatric Nursing, and the National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists.  Adult Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist Competencies.

Sendelbach S & Finch-Guthrie P. 2009. Acute Confusion/delirium: Identification, assessment, treatment and prevention. Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 35(11):11- 18.

Presentations (podium)

Quinlan-Woodward J, Gode A, Reinstein A, Dusek J & Sendelbach S.  (2015). A pilot randomized, controlled trial to assess the impact of acupuncture on pain, nausea, anxiety, and ability to cope in women undergoing a mastectomy. University of Minnesota, School of Nursing Research Day.1

George W, Sendelbach S, Anthony A, Skay C & Hildenbrandt D. (2014). Temperature Measurement in Patients Undergoing Therapeutic Hypothermia Post Cardiac Arrest: A Comparison of Pulmonary Artery Core Temperature to Oral, Temporal Artery, Bladder and Esophageal Temperatures. University of Minnesota, School of Nursing Research Day.

Graner T, Disch J & Skay C. (2013). Defining Leadership Behaviors of Effective Nurse Managers. University of Minnesota, School of Nursing Research Day.

Gorg S,  Dusek J, Haupt J, Trebesch D, Lundy S, Mrachek J & Sendelbach S. (2013). The impact of an integrated approach of care on early feeding following surgery for known or suspected cervical, endometrial or ovarian cancer. Oncology Nursing Society. ONS 38th Annual Conference.1,2

Keyes M, Sendelbach S, Lindsay D & Skay C. (2012). Correlation of 1-minute and 3-minute Assessment of Respiratory Pattern with Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A Pilot Study. University of Minnesota School of Nursing Research Day.

Genzler L, Sendelbach S, Johnson PJ & Pangarakis S. (2011). End-tidal carbon dioxide as a physiological measure of response to clustered nursing interventions in neurological patients receiving mechanical ventilation. National Teaching Institute. American Association of Critical-Care Nurses. Research Presentation Award Winner.*

Laurence J, Gruenberg M, Schmitz M & Sendelbach S. (2011). Weighted quilts and their effect on sleep in patients with depression, anxiety, or bi-polar disorder. University of Minnesota School of Nursing Research Day.1

Laurence J, Gruenberg M, Schmitz M & Sendelbach S. (2011). Weighted quilts and their effect on sleep in patients with depression, anxiety, or bi-polar disorder. American Psychiatric Nurses Association. 25th Annual Conference.3

Sendelbach S, Hearst M, Johnson PJ, Unger BJ & Mooney M. (2011). Therapeutic hypothermia: Delay in reaching target temperature diminishes the odds of good cerebral performance post-cardiac arrest. American Heart Association Scientific Sessions.

Presentations (poster)

Hoffman S, AWHONN Minnesota Conference Poster Presentation: Prebrief/Debrief in Obstetrics, and Postpartum Hemorrhage Care Improvement, Feb. 27-28, 2015

Hoffman S, Maternal Early Warning Signs, Minnesota Perinatal Organization, Alexandria, MN. Sept. 17, 2015.

Prebil S, Gode A, Holt J, Woyak K, Jepsen S. Inpatient Sepsis Care at Abbott Northwestern Hospital. ANW Innovation Summit. Sept. 26, 2015.

Quinlan-Woodward J, Gode A, Kolste A, Reinstein A, Dusek J, Trebesch D, Migliori M, Johnson J, Sendelbach S. A pilot randomized, controlled trial to assess the impact of acupuncture on pain, nausea, anxiety, and ability to cope in women undergoing a mastectomy. ANW Innovation Summit, Sept. 26, 2015.

George WSendelbach S, Hildenbrandt D & Skay C. (2015). Temperature measurement in patients undergoing therapeutic hypothermia post cardiac arrest: A comparison of pulmonary artery core temperature to oral, temporal artery, esophageal and bladder temperatures. National Teaching Institute. American Association of Critical-Care Nurses. 

Quinlan-Woodward J, Gode A, Trebesch D, Dusek J, Sendelbach S. (2015). A pilot randomized, controlled trial to assess the impact of acupuncture on pain, nausea, anxiety, and ability to cope in women undergoing a mastectomy. 40th Annual Congress. Oncology Nursing Society.1,2 

Sendelbach S, Sandau K, Funk M & Drew B. (2014). Computer-assisted interventions improve QTc documentation in hospital patients receiving QT-prolonging drugs. National Teaching Institute. American Association of Critical-Care Nurses.

Davitt M & Sendelbach S. (2009). Translating research into practice: Care of patients wearing graduated compression stockings. 18th Annual Convention Academy of Med/Surg Nurses. Innovation Poster Award Winner.*


Hoffman S & Pfleghaar K.  Hypertension in Pregnancy, MHA webinar.  Dec. 1, 2015.

1Funded by the Abbott Northwestern Hospital Foundation 

2Collaboration with the Penny George Institute for Health & Healing

3Funded by the Minnesota Nurses Association Foundation