Publications

Journal Articles

Gilbert, R. T., Farish, N., Bergland, E., Hance, J., Ketcham, S., Letzkus, L., ... Spry, A. (2017). Short-term accupressure to decrease 24-hour post-operative nausea and vomiting: Was this a case of too little, too late? Journal of Perianesthia Nursing, 32(5), 445-452. doi:10.1016/j.jopan.2015.08.014

Letzkus, L. C., Keim-Malpass, J., Anderson, J., & Kennedy, C. (2017). Paroxysmal sympathetic hyperactivity in children: An exploratory evaluation of nursing interventions. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 34, e17-21. doi:10.1016/j.pedn.2017.02.034

Michael, M., Scharf, R., Letzkus, L., & Vergales, J. (2016). Improving neurodevelopmental surveillance and follow-up in infants with congenital heart disease. Congenital Heart Disease, 11(2), 183-188. doi:10.1111/chd.12333

Letzkus, L., Keim-Malpass, J., & Kennedy, C. (2016). Paroxysmal sympathetic hyperactivity: Autonomic Instability and muscle over-activity following severe brain injury. Brain Injury, 30(10), 1181-1185. doi:10.1080/02699052.2016.1184757

Smit, I., Harrison, L., Letzkus, L., & Quatrara, B., (2016). What factors are associated with the development of pressure ulcers in a medical intensive care unit? Dimensions in Critical Care Nursing, 35(1), 37-41. doi:10.1097/dcc.0000000000000153

Hardesty, A., Letzkus, L., Miller, J., Turner, L., & Conaway, M. (2015). Determining the reliability of the Withdrawal Assessment Tool-1 in comparison to the Neonatal Drug Withdrawal Scoring System. Clinical Nursing Studies, 3(4), 66-71. doi:10.5430/cns.v3n4p66

Keim-Malpass, J., Letzkus, L.C., & Kennedy, C. (2015). Parental/Caregiver health literacy among children with special health care needs: A systematic review. BMC Pediatrics, 15(92), 1-10. doi:10.1186/s12887-015-0412-x

Keim-Malpass, J., Letzkus, L. C., & Kennedy, C. (2015). Health literacy and the Affordable Care Act: Implications for children with special health care needs. Risk Management and Healthcare Policy, 8, 31-36. doi:10.2147/RMHP.S80699

Erickson, J., Adelstein, K., & Letzkus, L. (2014). A feasibility study to measure physical activity, fatigue, sleep–wake disturbances, and depression in young adults during chemotherapy. Journal of Adolescents and Young Adult Oncology, 3(1), 37-41. doi:10.1089/jayao.2013.0028

Addison, N., Quatrara, B., Letzkus, L., Strider, D., Rovnyak, V., Syptak, V., & Fuzy, L. (2014). Cleanliness of disposable versus non-disposable electrocardiography lead wires in children. American Journal of Critical Care, 23(5), 424-428. doi:10.4037/ajcc2014601

Letzkus, L., Hengartner, M., Yeago, D., & Crist, P. (2013). The immobile pediatric population: Can progressive mobility hasten recovery? Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 28(3), 296-299. doi:10.1016/j.pedn.2013.02.029

Cantore, L. (Letzkus), Norwood, K., & Patrick, P. (2012). Medical aspects of pediatric rehabilitation after moderate to severe traumatic brain injury. NeuroRehabilitation, 30(3), 225-234. doi:10.3233/NRE-2012-0749

Technical and Research Reports

Letzkus, L., Wamstad, J. B., Norwood, K., Blackman, J., & Patrick, P. (2011). Natural history of storming in severe adolescent traumatic brain injury. (TBI): An observational and descriptive study. Neurotrauma Newsletter. (No. 27). Retrieved from http://www.internationalbrain.org/a

Wamstad, J.B., Letzkus, L., Norwood, K.W., Darring, J., Blackman, J., & Patrick, P. (2010). Comparison of the very young child. (ages 0 through 5) with the young child (ages 6 through 10) in a prolonged low response state following severe brain injury (No. 22). Retrieved from http://www.internationalbrain.org/

Patrick, P., Wamstad, J.B., Norwood, K.W., Darring, J., Letzkus, L., & Blackman, J. A. (2009). Descriptive analysis of children and adolescents in a low response state following severe brain injury.. (Vol. 18). (3) Retrieved from http://www.internationalbrain.