Ruth Lindquist

Ruth LindquistRuth Lindquist, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, FAAN 
Professor

Telephone Number:
612-624-5646

Fax Number:
612-625-7180

Email Address:
lindq002@umn.edu

Office Location:
6-112 Weaver-Densford Hall

Co-operative Membership
Adult and Gerontological Nursing

Center Memberships:
Center for Gerontological Nursing
Center for Spirituality and Healing

Mailing Address:
School of Nursing
University of Minnesota
5-140 Weaver-Densford Hall
308 Harvard Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Education Background:
R.N., 1976
B.S., 1976, Nursing, University of Minnesota
M.S., 1979, Nursing - Medical/Surgical, University of Minnesota
Ph.D., 1983, Social and Administrative Pharmacy, University of Minnesota

Teaching Interests:
Adult health
Research
Critical care
Cardiovascular

Research Interests:
Personal control and quality of life; alterations in homeostatic function in elderly; risks of and response to cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease; fall prevention; complementary and alternative therapies; home monitoring in lung transplant. (Recent grants and selected publications are listed below.)

Research and Education Grants:
Title of Project: Acupuncture for Prevention and Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation in CABG Surgery Patients
Funding Agency: MN Center for Health Trajectory Research (NINR-P20)
Role: Principal Investigator
Project Dates: 5/1/06-4/30/07

Title of Project: Informatics-based Nurse Triage in Lung Transplant Care
Funding Agency: NIH/NINR
Role: Co-Investigator (Finkelstein, PI - Medicine)
Project Dates: 7/1/05-6/30/09

Title of Project: Neuropsychological Functioning, Delirium, and Health Related Quality of Life of Patients Following On & Off Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
Funding Agency: Minnesota Nurses Association Foundation
Role: Principal Investigator
Project Dates: 5/1/05-1/31/06

Title of Project: Event Detection for Lung Transplant Triage Support
Funding Agency: Grant-in-Aid, UMN Graduate School
Role: Co-Investigator
Project Dates: 1/04-12/04

Title of Project: Neuropsychological, Biologic, and Health-Related Quality of Life Outcomes of Patients Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery: "On" vs. "Off" Pump
Funding Agency: Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation
Role: Principal Investigator
Project Dates: 2/02-12/04

Title of Project: A Fall Prevention Program for High Risk Elderly Women
Funding Agency: NINR, NIH NR05107
Role: Co-Investigator
Project Dates: 5/00-2/04

Title of Project: Comprehensive Needs Assessment of African-American Stroke Survivors, Family Members, and Health Providers
Funding Agency: President's Faculty Multicultural Research Award Program
Role: Principal Investigator
Project Dates: 1999-2000

Title of Project: Development and Testing of a Novel System for Prompting and Monitoring Exercise Behavior in Older Adults
Funding Agency: Academic Health Center, U of MN
Role: Co-Investigator
Project Dates: 6/98-5/00

Title of Project: Needs Assessment of Stroke Survivors and Their Families
Funding Agency: American Heart Association, Minnesota Affiliate
Role: Principal Investigator
Project Dates: 5/97-10/98

Selected Publications:
Lindquist, R., Watanuki, S., & Tracy, M. F. (2006). Applying research in advanced practice nursing. In M. P. M. Jansen & M. Zwygart-Stauffacher (Eds.), Advanced practice nursing: Core concepts for professional role development (3rd ed., pp. 157-178). New York: Springer Publishing Company.

Sendelbach, S., Lindquist, R., Watanuki, S., & Savik, K. (2006). Correlates of neurocognitive function of patients after off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery. American Journal of Critical Care, 15(3), 290-298.

Sendelbach, S., Lindquist, R., Watanuki, S., Roman, D. D., & Savik, K. (2005). Early neurocognitive function of patients after off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery. Heart & Lung, 34(6), 367-374.

 Wyman, J., Gross, C., DiFabio, R., Nyman, J., Lindquist, R., McCarthy, T., Wade, M., Konstan, J., & Findorff, M. (2005). A randomized trial of exercise, education, and risk reduction counseling to prevent falls in population-based sample of older women [Abstract]. The Gerontologist, 45(Special Issue II), 297.

Tracy, M. F., Lindquist, R., Savik, K., Watanuki, S., Sendelbach, S., Kreitzer, M. J., & Berman, B. (2005). Use of complementary and alternative therapies: A national survey of critical care nurses. American Journal of Critical Care, 14(5), 404-414.

Fox, N. L., Hoogwerf, B. J., Czajkowski, S., Lindquist, R., Dupuis, G., Herd, J. A., Campeau, L., Hickey, A., Barton, F. B., & Terrin, M. L. (2004). Quality of life after coronary artery bypass graft: Results from the POST CABG Trial. Chest, 126(2), 487-495.

Treat-Jacobson, D., & Lindquist, R. A. (2004). Functional recovery and exercise behavior in men and women 5 to 6 years following coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 26(5), 479-498.

Lindquist, R., Tracy, M. F., & Savik, K. (2003). Personal use of complementary and alternative therapies by critical care nurses. Critical Care Nursing Clinics of North America, 15(3), 393-399.

Lindquist, R., Dupuis, G., Terrin, M. L., Hoogwerf, B., Czajkowski, S., Herd, J. A., Barton, F. B., Tracy, M. F., Hunninghake, D. B., Treat-Jacobson, D., Shumaker, S., Zyzanski, S., Goldenberg, I., & Knatterud, G. L. (2003). Comparison of health-related quality-of-life outcomes of men and women after coronary artery bypass surgery through 1 year: Findings from the POST CABG Biobehavioral Study. American Heart Journal, 146(6), 1038-1044.

Tracy, M. F. & Lindquist, R. (2003). Nursing's role in complementary and alternative theray use in critical care. Critical Care Nursing Clinics of North America, 15(3), 289-294.

Tracy, M. F. & Lindquist, R. (2003). Complementary and alternative therapies in critical care [Preface]. Critical Care Nursing Clinics of North America, 15(3), xii-xiv.

Herd, J. A., Hoogwerf, B. J., Barton, F., Terrin, M. L., Czajkowski, S. M., Lindquist, R., et al. (2003). Heart rate and blood pressure responses to mental stress and clinical cardiovascular events in men and women after coronary artery bypass grafting: The Post Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (Post-CABG) biobehavioral study. American Heart Journal, 146(2), 273-279.

Tracy, M. F., Lindquist, R., Watanuki, S., Sendelbach, S., Kreitzer, M. J., Berman, B., et al. (2003). Nurse attitudes towards the use of complementary and alternative therapies in critical care. Heart & Lung, 32(3), 197-209.

Meghani, N., Lindquist, R., & Tracy, M. F. (2003). Critical care nurses' desire to use complementary/alternative modalities (CAM) in critical care and barriers to CAM use. Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing, 22(3), 138-144.

Snyder, M., & Lindquist, R. (May 31, 2001). Issues in Complementary Therapies: How We Got to Where We Are. Online Journal of Issues in Nursing, 6(2), 1-13. Available here.

Zwygart-Stauffacher, M., Lindquist, R., & Savik, K. (2000). The development of health care delivery systems that are sensitive to the needs of stroke survivors and their caregivers. Journal of Nursing Administration Quarterly, 24(3): 33-42.

Lindquist, R., Treat-Jacobson, D., & Watanuki, S. (2000). A case for multisite studies in critical care. Heart & Lung: The Journal of Acute and Critical Care, 29(4), 269-277.

Lindquist, R., & Watanuki, S. (1999). Nursing research. In M. Snyder, & M. Mirr (Eds.), Advanced practice nursing. New York: Springer.

Lindquist, R., & Gersema, L. (1998). Understanding and preventing adverse drug effects. AACN Clinical Issues - Advanced Practice in Acute & Clinical Care. 9 (1), 119-128.

Snyder, M., & Lindquist, R. (Eds.). (1998). Alternative/Complementary Therapies: A Guide for Nurses. (3rd Ed.). New York: Springer.

Lindquist, R. (1998). Contracting. In M. Snyder & R. Lindquist (Eds.), Alternative/Complementary Therapies: A Guide for Nurses. (3rd Ed., pp. 295-307). New York: Springer.

Czajkowski, S., Terrin, M., Lindquist, R., et al. (1997). Comparison of pre-operative characteristics of men and women undergoing bypass graft surgery: Design & baseline findings of the Post Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) biobehavioral study. American Journal of Cardiology, 79, 1017-1024.

Wade, M., Lindquist, R., Taylor, J. & Treat-Jacobson, D. (1995). Optical flow, Spatial orientation, and the control of posture in the elderly. Journals of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, 50B(1), P51-58.

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