Diane Dressler
Clinical Assistant Professor
(414) 288-3852

Acute Care and Critical Care Nursing

Highest Degree
MSN, Marquette University

Brief Statement of Scholarly Interests
Research interests include quality of life on mechanical circulatory support and critical care nursing education.

Titles of Courses Recently Taught

Selected Publications:

Dressler, D.K. (2012) Coagulopathy in the ICU. Critical Care Nurse 32(5).

Dressler, D.K. (2010) Hematologic and immune systems. In AACN essentials of critical care nursing, 2nd ed. M. Chulay & S. Burns eds. New York: McGraw Hill.

Dressler, D.K. (2010) Management of patients with coronary vascular disorders. Management of patients with complications from heart disease. In Brunner & Suddarth's textbook of medical-surgical nursing, 12th ed. S.C. Smeltzer, B.G. Bare, J.L. Hinkle, K.H. Cheever eds. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer.

Dressler, D.K. (2009) Death by clot: acute coronary syndromes, ischemic stroke, pulmonary embolism, and disseminated intravascular coagulation. AACN Advanced Critical Care 20(2), 166-176.

Dressler, D.S. (2009) Halting heparin-induced thrombocytopenia. American Nurse Today 4(6), 34.

Dressler, D.K. (2008) Coagulopathies. In AACN advanced critical care textbook. K. Carlson, ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins.

Dressler, D.K. & Dressler K.K. (2006) Caring for patients with femoral sheaths. American Journal of Nursing 106(5), 64A-64H.

Dressler, D.K. (2004) DIC: Coping with a coagulation crisis. Nursing 2004 34(5),

Grady, K. L., Meyer, P.M., Dressler, D. K. et al. (2004) Longitudinal change in quality of life and impact on survival after left ventricular assist device implantation. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 77: 1321-1327.

Professional Memberships







The Marquette Neighborhood Health Center

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