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TSLP Publications and Presentations

Listed below are publications and scientific conference presentations from the RIMI UDC/HU Ankle-Brachial Index Research group:

Peer-Reviewed Abstracts

  • Brown JN, Asongwed ET, Chesbro SB, John EB (2008). Inter-rater and intra-rater reliability of ankle-brachial index measurements using stethoscope and Doppler. Physical Therapy Abstracts 2008.
  • Haile N, Asongwed E, Chesbro S, John EB (2009). Reliability of ABI Measurements: A Comparison of Vascular and Standard Blood Pressure Cuffs. Physical Therapy Abstracts 2009 .
  • Asongwed E, Chesbro S (2008). The Saving Legs Project: Increasing health care students' knowledge and skill regarding the ankle-brachial index. Journal of Vascular Nursing, 26 (3), p65-90.
  • Asongwed E, Chesbro, S. (2009). Ankle-brachial index measurement: Vascular cuff versus standard cuff/sphygmomanometer. Journal of Vascular Nursing. 27(3), 80.

Peer-Reviewed Publications

  • Asongwed ET, Chesbro SB, Karavatas SG (2009). Peripheral arterial disease and the ankle-brachial index: what home healthcare clinicians need to know. Home Healthc Nurse. Mar;27(3):160-7; CE Connection 168-9.
  • Chesbro S, Asongwed E, Brown J, John EB (2011). Reliability of Doppler and stethoscope methods of determining systolic blood pressures: Considerations for calculating an ankle-brachial index. Journal of National Medical Association. Sept;103(9) (In Press)

Presentations

  • Asongwed ET, Chesbro SB (2007). Overview of Research Infrastructure in Minority Institutions (RIMI): Summer Experiential Award in Research to Change Health (SEARCH) proposal. RIMI Advisory Committee Meeting. University of the District of Columbia. Washington, DC.
  • Asongwed ET (2007). Use of the Ankle-Brachial Index (ABI) to identify and manage peripheral arterial disease in African Americans: Development of an educational course to increase clinicians’ knowledge and skill level. Research Infrastructure in Minority Institutions Summer Faculty Institute. Howard University. Washington, DC.
  • Asongwed ET, Chesbro SB (2007). Clinical use of the Ankle-Brachial Index: Creation of a one-hour standardized curriculum to improve knowledge and use of the Ankle Brachial Index to diagnose and manage peripheral arterial disease. A paper presentation at the 2007 HBCU Research Network Meeting. Dillard University. New Orleans, LA.
  • Asongwed ET, Chesbro SB (2007). The use of the Ankle-Brachial Index (ABI) to assess and manage peripheral arterial disease in homecare. A poster presentation at the 13th Annual M. E. Carnegie Nursing Research Conference. Howard University. Washington, DC.
  • Chesbro SB, Asongwed ET (2008). The Saving Legs Project: Development of a research agenda to identify and manage peripheral arterial disease in at-risk populations. A paper presentation at the 2008 Annual Conference of the National Society of Allied Health. Nashville, TN.
  • Asongwed ET, Chesbro SB (2008). The effect of an educational workshop on nurses’ knowledge of peripheral arterial disease and the Ankle Brachial Index: A Pilot Study. A podium presentation at the 14th Annual Carnegie Nursing Research Conference. Howard University. Washington, DC.
  • Asongwed ET, Chesbro SB (2008). Asongwed-Chesbro Research Infrastructure in Minority Institutions: A Two-Year Summary. A podium presentation at the University of the District of Columbia. Research Infrastructure in Minority Institutions Setting the Tone for Year Four. Gallaudet University. Washington, DC.
  • Asongwed ET, Chesbro SB (2008). Development of an Interdisciplinary Mentee-Mentor Partnership to Increase Competence in Health Disparities Research: A Case Report. A poster presentation at the National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NCMHD), NIH Summit: The Science of Eliminating Health Disparities, National Harbor, MD.
  • Asongwed ET, Chesbro SB (2008). The Saving Legs Project: Increasing healthcare students’ knowledge and skill regarding the ankle-brachial index. A poster presentation at the 26th Annual Society for Vascular Nursing Convention. San Diego, CA.
  • Brown JN, Asongwed ET, Chesbro SB, John EB (2008). Inter-rater and intra-rater reliability of ankle-brachial index measurements using stethoscope and Doppler. Poster presentation at annual meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association, June 11-14, 2008, San Antonio, TX. Available online: http://apps.apta.org/Custom/abstracts/pt2008/abstractsPt.cfm?m_id=17314
  • Asongwed ET, Chesbro SB (2008) Peripheral arterial disease and use of the Ankle-Brachial Index. A paper presentation at the 36th Annual Institute and Conference of the National Black Nurses Association. Las Vegas, NV.
  • Chesbro SB, Asongwed, ET (2008). The effect of a standardized curriculum to increase physical therapy students’ knowledge and skill level regarding peripheral arterial disease and the Ankle Brachial Index: A pilot study. A poster presentation at the 2008 Annual Conference of the American Academy of Physical Therapy. Montgomery, AL.
  • Asongwed ET, Chesbro SB (2009). Dyad Development to Increase Health Disparities Research: A Two Year Review. A paper presented at the 10th Anniversary Historically Black Colleges and Universities Research Network Meeting. Tuskegee University. Tuskegee, AL.
  • Haile N, Asongwe E, Chesbro S, John EB (2009). Reliability of ABI Measurements: A Comparison of Vascular and Standard Blood Pressure Cuffs. Poster presentation at the annual meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association, June 10-13, 2009, Baltimore, MD. Available online: http://apps.apta.org/Custom/abstracts/pt2009/abstractsPt.cfm?m_id=19608
  • Asongwed ET, Chesbro SB (2009). Ankle-Brachial Index Measurement: Vascular Cuff versus Standard Cuff/Sphygmomanometer. A poster presented at the 27th Annual Convention of the Society for Vascular Nursing. Denver, CO.
  • Asongwed ET, Chesbro SB (2009). Dyad Development to Increase Health Disparities Research: A Two Year Review. A paper presented at the 2009 Annual Conference of the National Society of Allied Health. Atlanta, GA.
  • Asongwed ET, Chesbro SB (2009). Research Infrastructure in Minority Institutions (RIMI) Year Five Plans. A podium presentation at the University of the District of Columbia. RIMI: Setting the Tone. Gallaudet University. Washington, DC.
  • Asongwed ET, Chesbro SB, John EB (2011).

Continuing Education Presentation

  • Asongwed E, Chesbro S (2008). Using the ABI to Identify PAD. A 2-hour continuing education workshop at the 2008 Conference of the American Academy of Physical Therapy on April 18, 2008, Montgomery, AL.