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Refereed Publications

Zalon, M. L. (2016). Technology and continuously learning health systems. [Guest editorial]. Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 47(6), 243-245. doi: 10.3928/00220124-20160518-01

Zalon, M. L. (2014). Mild, moderate and severe pain in patients recovering from major abdominal surgery. Pain Management Nursing, 15(2), e1-12. doi: 10.1016/j.pmn.2012.03.006.

Messmer, P., Zalon, M. L., Phillips, J. C. (2014). ANF Scholars (1955-2012). Stepping stones to a nursing research career. [Guest editorial]. Applied Nursing Research, 27(1), 2-24.

Zalon, M. L., Sandhaus, S., Valenti, D. & Arzamasova, U. (2010). Using PDAs to detect cognitive change in the hospitalized elderly. Applied Nursing Research, 23(3), e21-27.

Sandhaus, S., Zalon, M. L., Valenti, D., Dzielak, E., Smego, R. & Arzamasova, U. (2010). A volunteer-based Hospital Elder Life Program to reduce delirium. The Health Care Manager, 29(2), 150-156.

Sandhaus, S., Zalon, M. L., Valenti, D. & Harrell, F. (2009). Promoting evidence-based dysphagia assessment and management by nurses. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 35(6), 20-27.

Messmer, P. R., Zalon, M. L., Phillips, J. C., Van Brunt, C. (2010). American Nurses Foundation/Society of Pediatric Nurses Grants. Journal of Pediatric Nursing 15(5), 451-457.

Constantino, R. E. & Zalon, M. L. (2008). Legalities of emergency pain management. Nursing

Management, 39(4), 24-25. 62.

Zalon, M. L., Constantino, R. E. & Andrews, K. L. (2008). The right to pain treatment: A reminder for

nurses. Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing, 27, 3, 93-103.

Zalon, M. L. (2008). Using technology to build community in professional associations. Journal of

Continuing Education in Nursing, 39, 235-240.

Zalon, M. L. (2006). Using and understanding factor analysis: The Brief Pain Inventory, Nurse

Researcher, 14(1), 71-84.

Zalon, M. L. & Meehan, T. C. (2005). Merging time zones: promoting international communication

through videoconferencing. Nurse Education in Practice, 5, 180-186.

Zalon, M. L. (2004). Correlates of recovery among older adults after major abdominal surgery. Nursing

Research, 53, 99-106.

Zalon, M. L. (2000). A primetime primer for distance education. Nurse Educator, 25(1), 28-33.

Zalon, M. L. (1999). Comparison of pain measures in surgical patients. Journal of Nursing Measurement,

7, (2), 135-52.

Zalon, M. L. (1998). Political action as a strategy to enhance critical thinking. The Australian Electronic

Journal of Nursing Education, 4(1). Available at

Zalon, M. L. (1997). Controlling pain. Matching the medication to the patient. Nursing 97, 27(12), 18.

Zalon, M. L. (1997). Pain in frail, elderly women after surgery. Image: Journal of Nursing Scholarship,

29, 21-26.

Zalon, M. L. (1995). Pain management instruction in nursing curricula. Journal of Nursing Education,

34, 262-267.

Zalon, M. L. (1993). Nurses' assessments of patients' post-operative pain. Pain, 54(3), 329-334.

Blyler, J., Brown, J., Drasnin, S., & Zalon, M. L. (1987). An educators' consortium. Nursing Outlook,

36(1), 38.