Publications

 


Some of My Publications

(in print and online)

 

American Review of Respiratory Disease – (Supplement) Vol. 119, No. 4 (April 1979) “The Efficacy of Two Methods of Preoxygenation in Preventing Suction-Induced Hypoxemia in Experimental Studies using Dogs and Postcardiac Surgery Patients.” Abstract. Co-author: M. Powaser – pg. 189 (1979).

Heart & Lung: The Journal of Critical Care – Vol. 9, No. 2 (Mar-Apr 1980) “The Effectiveness of Two Preoxygenation Methods to Prevent Endotracheal Suction-Induced Hypoxemia.” Co-authors: S. Deeren and M. Powaser – pgs. 316-323 (1980).

 

GAMbit – The Newsletter of the Gifted Association of Missouri. (Winter 2009 Edition) “An Afternoon to Inspire a Lifetime” (2009).

 

American Aviation Historical Society Journal – (Fall) “Remembering the Thirteenth Mission: The Day the Milk Soured” (Vol. 57, No. 3) (2012).

Show Me the Ozarks Magazine – (Nov.) “Dangers in the Garden” (2012).

Space Review — (Nov.) “When the Steel Hand Wavered and an Opportunity was Lost” (2012)

Show Me the Ozarks Magazine – (Dec.) “Connecting Communications Technology Use and Lack of Sleep” (2012).

 

NSS News – (Jan.) “Luella A. Owen: Going Where No Lady Had Gone Before” (2013).

Show Me the Ozarks Magazine – (Jan.) “Safe Disposal of Needles and Other Sharps Outside of Healthcare Settings” (2013).photo-2-copy-2

Show Me the Ozarks Magazine – (Feb.) “Mucormycosis in Joplin after the 2011 Tornado” (2013).

Show Me the Ozarks Magazine – (March) “PTSD:  Reaching Epidemic Proportions” (2013).

Show Me the Ozarks Magazine – (April) “Exploring the Origins of Headaches” (2013).

Show Me the Ozarks Magazine – (May) “New Possibilities with ‘Vanishing’ Medical Devices” (2013).

Ninety-Nines Website – (May) “Ruth Law – Queen of the Air: Challenging Stereotypes and Inspiring a Nation” (2013)

Show Me the Ozarks Magazine – (June) “Drug Shortages:  An Increasingly More Common National Problem” (2013).

Show Me the Ozarks Magazine – (July) “New Hazard Associated with Barbecuing” (2013).

Show Me the Ozarks Magazine – (Aug.) “Cell Phone Usage:  A Distraction Leading to Increased Morbidity and Mortality” (2013).

Show Me the Ozarks Magazine – (Sept.) “Batteries Pose Significant Hazard for Children” (2013).

Show Me the Ozarks Magazine – (Oct.) “The Future of Healthcare:  Robots” (2013).

Show Me the Ozarks Magazine – (Nov.) “Not So Sweet for Health” (2013).

Show Me the Ozarks Magazine – (Dec.) “Increasing Caffeine Consumption:  A Health Concern for Children” (2013).

 

Show Me the Ozarks Magazine– (Jan.) “The Health Benefits of Blueberries” (2014).

Show Me the Ozarks Magazine – (Feb.) “Dementia:  The Rising Costs” (2014).

Show Me the Ozarks Magazine – (March) “Wearable Computing Devices” (2014).

Show Me the Ozarks Magazine – (April) “Helping the Environment, but Hurting Health?” (2014).

Show Me the Ozarks Magazine – (May) “Sleep Clears Away Waste Products in the Brain” (2014).

Show Me the Ozarks Magazine – (June) “Smoking Still Posing Dangers” (2014).

American Aviation Historical Society Journal – (Spring) “Flying Lucky 13: From Motorcycles to Tailhooks – Hugh Armstrong Robinson” (Vol. 59, No. 1) (2014).

Show Me the Ozarks Magazine – (July) “Medicine:  Losing an Iconic Symbol?” (2014).

Stories of Joplin – Drury.edu Website – “Stories and Photographs of Tornado Survivors” (July 10, 2014)

Show Me the Ozarks Magazine – (Aug.) “Speech:  Using Both Sides Now” (2014).

Show Me the Ozarks Magazine – (Sept.) “Coffee:  Pros Outweighing Cons?” (2014).

Show Me the Ozarks Magazine – (Oct.) “Global Health: The Spread of Viral Illnesses” (2014).

Show Me the Ozarks Magazine – (Nov.) “Sources of Infectious Contamination” (2014).

Show Me the Ozarks Magazine – (Dec.) “Atherosclerosis:  A New Look at an Old Disease” (2014).

 

Show Me the Ozarks Magazine – (Jan.) “Disposing of Unused, Unwanted, and Expired Medications” (2015).

Show Me the Ozarks Magazine – (Feb.) “Going Boldly into the Medical Future” (2015).

Show Me the Ozarks Magazine – (March) “New Tools for Evaluating and Monitoring Concussions” (2015).

Show Me the Ozarks Magazine – (April) “Hospital Elevator Buttons:  An Overlooked Fomite?” (2015).

Show Me the Ozarks Magazine – (May) “PTSD in Doctors and Nurses?” (2015).

The Crowder Quill Magazine — (Volume 35) “Talking Pitchers” (2015).

Me, as a Child Poetry Series-(May 19, 2015) “My Childhood is a Mixture”–Silver Birch Press (2015)

Show Me the Ozarks Magazine – (June) “Grapefruit: Helpful or Harmful?” (2015).

“A Honey of a Conversation.” In Safe to Chew: An Anthology, eds. Lawrence Connor, Randy Kim, and Robert Muir, 48-51. Kalamazoo, Michigan: Wicwas Press, 2015.

Show Me the Ozarks Magazine – (July) “Pathogens on Planes” (2015).

The Missouri Nurse — Official Publication of the Missouri Nurses Association (MONA) (July-August) “Madge in 109A” (2015).

Show Me the Ozarks Magazine – (Sept.) “Toxoplasma gondii:  A Public Health Concern?” (2015).

Kentucky Explorer — (September) “Talking Pitchers” (Vol. 30, No. 4) (2015).

Show Me the Ozarks Magazine – (Nov.) “The Rise of the Superbugs:  A Threat to Global Health Care” (2015).

“The Flight of the Liberty Belle.” In Proud to Be: Writing by American Warriors, Volume 4, ed. Dr. Susan Swartwout, 267-270. Cape Girardeau, Missouri:  Southeast Missouri State University Press, 2015.

 

GAMbit – The Newsletter of the Gifted Association of Missouri. (Winter 2016 Edition) “Where There’s a Will, There’s a Way” (2016)

Show Me the Ozarks Magazine – (Feb.) “Losing the Human Factor” (2016).

My Mane Memories Poetry Series – (February 23, 2016) “I Was Not”–Silver Birch Press (2016)

PreMedLife Magazine — (January/February) “First Do No Harm” – pgs. 20 + 21 (2016).

Show Me the Ozarks Magazine – (April) “Back Injuries in Caregivers” (2016).

“Burned.” In Well Versed 2016: Under Lock and Key, ed. Liz Schulte, 54-57. Columbia, Missouri: Columbia Chapter of the Missouri Writers’ Guild, 2016.

“Alone on Stage.” In Well Versed 2016: Under Lock and Key, ed. Liz Schulte, 116. Columbia, Missouri: Columbia Chapter of the Missouri Writers’ Guild, 2016.

“Maybe Next Time.” In Well Versed 2016: Under Lock and Key, ed. Liz Schulte, 184. Columbia, Missouri: Columbia Chapter of the Missouri Writers’ Guild, 2016.

Show Me the Ozarks Magazine – (August) “Children Need Parental Attention” (2016).

American Journal of Nursing – Vol. 116, No. 8 (August) “When Families Ask About an Autopsy”- pg. 11 (2016).

“A Deadly Global Enemy.” In 2017-The Almanac for Farmers & City Folk, ed. Lucas McFadden, 87-89. Las Vegas, NV: Greentree Publishing, Inc., 2016.

Harvard Magazine – (November-December) “The Gene Drive Gamble” (2016)

 

bookmarks

 

God & Nature Magazine – (Winter/Spring 17: “Flesh & Blood”)  “Light” (2017)

Lightnin’ Ridge Outdoor Journal – (Spring 2017, Issue 56) “Rabbit Rescuer or Snake Slayer?”- pgs. 83-85 (2017).

Sasee Magazine – Vol. 16, Issue 5 (May 2017) “The Monster” – pg. 38 (2017).

The Crowder Quill Magazine – Vol. 37 (Spring 2017) “The Flames of Fall” – pgs. 52-54 (2017).

The Crowder Quill Magazine – Vol. 37 (Spring 2017) “Final Spring” – pg. 85 (2017).

Today’s Caregiver Magazine – (May/June 2017) “I’ll Haunt You” – pg. 29 (2017).

VietNow National Magazine – Vol. 27, No. 2 (Summer 2017) “The Storm Door” – pg. 19 (2017).

The Columbia Missourian – (July 28, 2017: From Readers) “A Call for More Help to End Prescription Abuse—Preventing the Pill-Popper’s Paradise” (2017)

“The Gift that Changed Medical History.” In 2018-The Almanac for Farmers & City Folk, ed. Lucas McFadden, 87-89. Las Vegas, NV: Greentree Publishing, Inc., 2017.

“Sick Cows and Dead Rats Help Humans.” In 2018-The Almanac for Farmers & City Folk, ed. Lucas McFadden, 140-142. Las Vegas, NV: Greentree Publishing, Inc., 2017.

Intima:  A Journal of Narrative Medicine – (Fall 2017) (October 15, 2017) “d.IF.ferent” – online (2017)

“Tea for Two.” In Rock Springs Review: Anthology ~ 2017, ed. Judy Stock, 9-10. Boonville, MO: Rock Springs Review, 2017.

“Monster Slayers.” In Rock Springs Review: Anthology ~ 2017, ed. Judy Stock, 23-25. Boonville, MO: Rock Springs Review, 2017.

“The Lord Gave You a Brain to Use.” In Rock Springs Review: Anthology ~ 2017, ed. Judy Stock, 41-46. Boonville, MO: Rock Springs Review, 2017.

“Static Electricity.” In Rock Springs Review: Anthology ~ 2017, ed. Judy Stock, 137-138. Boonville, MO: Rock Springs Review, 2017.

“Control.” In Rock Springs Review: Anthology ~ 2017, ed. Judy Stock, 139. Boonville, MO: Rock Springs Review, 2017.

“Waving in the Wind.” In Rock Springs Review: Anthology ~ 2017, ed. Judy Stock, 140. Boonville, MO: Rock Springs Review, 2017.

“Surviving Joplin’s EF-5 Tornado.” In Rock Springs Review: Anthology ~ 2017, ed. Judy Stock, 141-142. Boonville, MO: Rock Springs Review, 2017.

Haiku Journal – Issue 56 (January 2018) “Winter’s chill freezes” (haiku) – online (2018)

Intima:  A Journal of Narrative Medicine – (January 3, 2018) “Denying Demons: A Meditation on PTSD and Vietnam Veterans” – online (2018)

Ariel Chart– (January 25, 2018) “As the snowflakes fall” (haiku #4) – online (2018)

Ariel Chart– (January 25, 2018) “Velvet summer sky” (haiku #5) – online (2018)

The Crowder Quill Magazine – Vol. 38 (Spring 2018) “A Rare Find” – pgs. 64-66 (2018).

“Magic Makeup.” In Well Versed 2018: Prose & Poetry, eds. Margaret Maginness and Charles Tutt, 90-93. Columbia, Missouri:  Columbia Chapter of the Missouri Writers’ Guild, 2018.

“Red, White, and Blue Babies.” In Well Versed 2018: Prose & Poetry, eds. Margaret Maginness & Charles Tutt, 97-99. Columbia, MO: Columbia Chapter of the Missouri Writers’ Guild, 2018.

“Lost at Sea.” In Sins and Virtues, ed. Bradley D. Watson, 215-216. Saint Peters, Missouri: Saturday Writers, 2018.

The Joplin Globe – Better Living – (August 3, 2018) “Research Needed on Postoperative Cognitive Dysfunction” – pg. 6 (2018).

“More Than Glory in the Morning.” In 2019-The Almanac for Farmers & City Folk, ed. Lucas McFadden, 26-27. Las Vegas, NV: Greentree Publishing, Inc., 2018.

“The Medical Name Game.” In 2019-The Almanac for Farmers & City Folk, ed. Lucas McFadden, 133-136. Las Vegas, NV: Greentree Publishing, Inc., 2018.

“Hit by Lightning.” In Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Best Advice I Ever Heard, ed. Amy Newmark, 38-41. Cos Cob, Connecticut: Chicken Soup for the Soul, LLC/Simon & Schuster, 2018.

“Vietnam Vignettes: The Trauma and the Therapy.” In Proud to Be: Writing by American Warriors, Volume 7, ed. James Brubaker, 114-122. Cape Girardeau, Missouri:  Southeast Missouri State University Press, 2018.

“Sonic Sam of Boston.” In FairyTale Riot, eds. Jon Garett and Genesis Mickel, 261-268. The Clarion Call: Very Good Books & Agorist Writers’ Workshop, 2018.

                                                      

“Walk Out Onto that Playground Like You Own It / Hit by Lightning.” Chicken Soup for the Soul with Amy Newmark. Audio Podcast. From Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Best Advice I Ever Heard, ed. Amy Newmark. Released November 26, 2018. Available: Apple Podcasts and Google Play. Accessed November 26, 2018.