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Publications of Susan Denman    :chronological  alphabetical  combined listing:

%% Refereed Publications   
   Author = {Pollak, KI and Denman, S and Gordon, KC and Lyna, P and Rocha, P and Brouwer, RN and Fish, L and Baucom, DH},
   Title = {Is pregnancy a teachable moment for smoking cessation among
             US Latino expectant fathers? A pilot study.},
   Journal = {Ethnicity & Health},
   Volume = {15},
   Number = {1},
   Pages = {1-13},
   Year = {2009},
   Month = {December},
   ISSN = {1465-3419},
   url = {},
   Keywords = {Adult • Fathers • Female • Health Promotion*
             • Hispanic Americans • Humans • Male •
             Motivation • Pilot Projects • Pregnancy* •
             Risk • Smoking Cessation* • United States •
   Abstract = {Objective. Pregnancy may be a time when US Latino expectant
             fathers consider quitting smoking. A 'teachable moment' is
             theorized to increase motivation to change a behavior
             through increased risk perceptions, emotional responses, and
             changes in self-image. Design. We recruited 30
             Spanish-speaking expectant fathers through their pregnant
             partners. We assessed expectant fathers' diet, exercise, and
             smoking and teachable moment constructs (risk perceptions,
             emotional responses, and self-image). We also tested
             correlations between teachable moment constructs and
             motivation to change behaviors. Results. Latino expectant
             fathers had high-risk perceptions that their smoking harmed
             the pregnancy (M=4.4, SD=0.5 on five-point scale) and strong
             emotional responses about their smoking during pregnancy
             (M=3.9, SD=1.1). They also felt it was their role to make
             the pregnancy healthy (M=4.4, SD=0.8). They felt less
             strongly that their diet and exercise affected the
             pregnancy. The teachable moment constructs for smoking were
             strongly correlated with motivation to quit smoking; the
             same was not true for diet and exercise. Conclusions. Latino
             expectant fathers seem aware that their smoking could harm
             the pregnancy but seem less concerned about the effect of
             their diet and exercise on the pregnancy. Pregnancy may be a
             time to help Latino expectant fathers quit
   Language = {ENG},
   Doi = {10.1080/13557850903398293},
   Key = {fds298829}

   Author = {Hunter, A and Denman-Vitale, S and Garzon, L and Allen, PJ and Schumann,
   Title = {Global infections: recognition, management, and
   Journal = {The Nurse Practitioner},
   Volume = {32},
   Number = {2},
   Pages = {34-41},
   Year = {2007},
   Month = {February},
   ISSN = {0361-1817},
   url = {},
   Keywords = {Communicable Disease Control • Communicable Diseases*
             • Dengue • Disease Outbreaks • Humans •
             Influenza A Virus, H5N1 Subtype • Influenza, Human
             • Malaria • Nurse Practitioners • Nursing
             Assessment • Population Surveillance • Primary
             Health Care • Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome •
             United States • West Nile Fever • World Health*
             • diagnosis • epidemiology • organization &
             administration* • prevention & control •
             prevention & control* • statistics & numerical data
             • therapy},
   Abstract = {The distribution and incidence of global infections such as
             avian flu, severe acute respiratory syndrome, and
             mosquito-borne diseases are constantly evolving. Clinicians
             must know how to assess, identify, manage, and educate their
             patients who may have one of these pandemic, epidemic, or
             endemic conditions.},
   Language = {eng},
   Doi = {10.1097/00006205-200702000-00007},
   Key = {Hunter2007}

   Author = {Green-Hernandez, C and Quinn, AAT and Denman-Vitale, S and Falkenstern, SK and Judge-Ellis, T},
   Title = {Making primary care culturally competent.},
   Journal = {The Nurse Practitioner},
   Volume = {29},
   Number = {6},
   Pages = {49-55},
   Year = {2004},
   Month = {June},
   ISSN = {0361-1817},
   url = {},
   Keywords = {Clinical Competence* • Cooperative Behavior •
             Cultural Characteristics* • Humans •
             Interprofessional Relations • Patient Care Team •
             Primary Health Care*},
   Language = {eng},
   Doi = {10.1097/00006205-200406000-00010},
   Key = {fds298831}

   Author = {Denman-Vitale, S and Murillo, EK},
   Title = {Effective promotion of breastfeeding among Latin American
             women newly immigrated to the United States.},
   Journal = {Holistic Nursing Practice},
   Volume = {13},
   Number = {4},
   Pages = {51-60},
   Year = {1999},
   Month = {July},
   ISSN = {0887-9311},
   url = {},
   Keywords = {Adult • Attitude to Health • Breast Feeding •
             Female • Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice •
             Health Promotion • Hispanic Americans • Holistic
             Nursing • Humans • Nurse Clinicians • Nurse
             Practitioners • Pregnancy • Transcultural Nursing
             • Transients and Migrants* • United States •
             education • ethnology • ethnology* • methods*
             • psychology*},
   Abstract = {Across the United States, advance practice nurses (APNs) are
             increasingly encountering recently immigrated Latin American
             populations. This article provides an overview of the
             situation of Latin Americans in the United States and
             discusses aspects of Latin American culture such as, respeto
             (respect), confianza (confidence), the importance of family,
             and the value of a personal connection. Strategies that will
             assist practitioners to incorporate culturally holistic
             principles in the promotion of breastfeeding among Latin
             American women who are new arrivals in the United States are
             described. If practitioners are to respond to the increasing
             numbers of Latin American women who need health care
             services, and also provide thorough, holistic health care
             then health care activities must be integrated with cultural
   Language = {eng},
   Doi = {10.1097/00004650-199907000-00009},
   Key = {fds298830}

%% Non-refereed Publications   
   Author = {Denman, S.},
   Title = {Education: an essential key for the improvement of public
             health in developing countries.},
   Booktitle = {2ème Réunion du Comité Scientifique IAP-WHEP},
   Publisher = {French National Academy of Sciences, Inter Academy Panel,
             Scientific Committee of the Women's Health Education Program
   Year = {2006},
   Month = {October},
   url = {},
   Key = {fds180800}

   Author = {Denman, S. and Stern, E. and Parra, I. and Lopez, C. and Gilbertson, S. and Quibrera, M.},
   Title = {Latino Access to Care Survey: Report to The Duke
   Publisher = {Duke University School of Nursing},
   Address = {Durham, NC},
   Year = {1999},
   Key = {fds180799}

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