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Weight Management Clinic for the Treatment of a 14-Year-Old Female with Sudden Weight Gain.

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Pediatr Nurs 2017 Jan-Feb;43(1):49-50

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March 2018
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Supporting Youth Aging Out of Foster Care.

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Elizabeth Ahmann

Pediatr Nurs 2017 Jan-Feb;43(1):43-8

Over 400,000 children are in foster care in the United States, and more than 100,000 of them are waiting to be adopted. Yet many will age out of foster care into adulthood without an adoptive family. Teens and young adults aging out of foster care, even those with preparation and training for the transition, often do not fare well in young adulthood. Read More

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March 2018
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Children’s Exposure to Secondhand Smoke, Parental Nicotine Dependence, and Motivation to Quit Smoking.

Pediatr Nurs 2017 Jan-Feb;43(1):35-9

More than 600,000 people die each year as a result of exposure to secondhand smoke (SHS); 28% of those deaths are children. Most exposure for children occurs in the home and is due to a parent smoking. Parental awareness and understanding of the exposure to SHS and the risk that parental smoking brings to the child may be an effective impetus for smoke avoidance and parental tobacco cessation. Read More

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March 2018
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Parental Knowledge about Urban Preschool Children’s Oral Health Risk.

Pediatr Nurs 2017 Jan-Feb;43(1):30-4

Dental caries is one of the most prevalent and significant health problems in the United States. According to the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, more than one-fourth of children between the ages of two and five years experience early childhood caries before entering kindergarten. The purpose of this study was to explore parent’s knowledge of preschool children’s oral health risk factors. Read More

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March 2018
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Impacting Parental Vaccine Decision-Making.

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Amy Zangger Eby

Pediatr Nurs 2017 Jan-Feb;43(1):22-9, 34

An increase in vaccine hesitancy is contributing to an increase of vaccine refusal and the use of an alternative vaccine schedule (AVS) in the United States. Increasing vaccine knowledge and correcting vaccine misinformation has the potential of shifting parental attitudes, decreasing vaccine hesitancy, and increasing parental intent to vaccinate. The aim was to examine the impact of a voice-over PowerPoint™ presentation on vaccine education and decision-making by vaccine-hesitant parents in a pediatric primary care clinic. Read More

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March 2018
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Including Parents in the Treatment of Pediatric Complex Regional Pain Syndrome.

Pediatr Nurs 2017 Jan-Feb;43(1):16-21

Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) is a clinically diagnosed chronic pain syndrome characterized by severe pain and functional disability following a minor injury. The affected limb often has evidence of changes in sensory, vasomotor, sudomotor/edema, and/or motor/tropic function. The diagnosis of CRPS in the pediatric population is increasingly common, especially among female adolescents. Read More

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March 2018
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The Heart of Nursing.

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Jean Ivey

Pediatr Nurs 2017 Jan-Feb;43(1):15, 48

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February 2018
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The Lived Experiences of Nurses Caring For Dying Pediatric Patients.

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Danna L Curcio

Pediatr Nurs 2017 Jan-Feb;43(1):8-14

Nurses and healthcare professionals may have difficulty adjusting to and comprehending their experiences when a patient’s life ends. This has the potential to interfere with patient care. Reflection on past events and actions enables critical discovery of strategies to benefit both nurses and patients. Read More

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March 2018
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Sharing a Room: Updated Recommendations for a Safe Infant Sleeping Environment.

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Judy A Rollins

Pediatr Nurs 2017 Jan-Feb;43(1):7, 14

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March 2018
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Healthcare: It’s ‘So Complicated’.

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Judy A Rollins

Pediatr Nurs 2017 Mar-Apr;43(2):58, 102

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March 2018
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Non-Pharmacological Strategies for Addressing Infant Pain.

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Jessika Boles

Pediatr Nurs 2017 Mar-Apr;43(2):98-100

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March 2018
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Non-Traumatic Limp and Fever in a School-Age Child.

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Tedra S Smith

Pediatr Nurs 2017 Mar-Apr;43(2):96-7

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March 2018
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Nurse Perceptions of Pain in Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury: A Pilot Study.

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Robin McCaa

Pediatr Nurs 2017 Mar-Apr;43(2):92-5

Pain assessment in the pediatric population is challenging because of age, developmental stage, and patient cooperation. Cognitive impairment, impaired communication, and physical disability that may accompany traumatic brain injury (TBI) further complicate pain assessments. A pilot descriptive qualitative research study was conducted to investigate nurse perceptions of pain in pediatric patients diagnosed with TBI. Read More

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March 2018
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Factors Associated with Parental Compliance with Supine Infant Sleep: An Integrative Review.

Pediatr Nurs 2017 Mar-Apr;43(2):83-91

Despite educational programs, sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) rates remain unacceptably high, especially among low-income and African-American populations. The purpose of this review is to examine reasons for parental noncompliance with supine sleep recommendations. A database search in Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, PubMed, EBSCOhost, and CINAHL was conducted using keywords SIDS, prevention and control, parental compliance, nursing, supine position, Back to Sleep campaign, and Safe to Sleep campaign. Read More

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March 2018
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Transitioning Patients from the Intensive Care Unit to the General Pediatric Unit: A Piece of the Puzzle in Family-Centered Care.

Pediatr Nurs 2017 Mar-Apr;43(2):77-82

Transitioning patients from one unit to another is a nursing function that occurs daily. When done effectively, it streamlines continuity of care, decreases anxiety, ensures patients and families maintain confidence in care providers, and avoids readmissions to the intensive care unit (ICU). This article describes a transition plan for transferring patients from the ICU to the general pediatric unit developed by an inpatient, non-critical care cardiology/neuro logical unit to facilitate a smooth and informational transition from the ICU to the non-critical unit. Read More

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March 2018
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Interprofessional Huddle: One Children’s Hospital’s Approach to Improving Patient Flow.

Pediatr Nurs 2017 Mar-Apr;43(2):71-76

Admitting pediatric patients promptly to the appropriate unit where they can receive specialty care is of critical importance to safe, quality care. A daily morning huddle was implemented at one children’s hospital as a quality improvement project. The aim of this project was to improve patient flow throughout the children’s hospital by improving interprofessional and interdepartmental communication and collaboration. Read More

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March 2018
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Quality Improvement Initiative on Pain Knowledge, Assessment, and Documentation Skills of Pediatric Nurses.

Pediatr Nurs 2017 Mar-Apr;43(2):65-70

Pain treatment begins with a nurse’s assessment, which relies on effective assessment skills. Hospital settings have implemented pain assessment education, but there is limited evidence in pediatric transitional care settings. The purpose of this quality improvement (QI) initiative was to develop, implement, and evaluate an evidence-based pain education session with 20 nurses in a pediatric specialty hospital that provides transitional care. Read More

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March 2018
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Deformational Plagiocephaly: A Review.

Pediatr Nurs 2017 Mar-Apr;43(2):59-64

Deformational plagiocephaly (DP) is a common condition and the leading cause of head shape abnormalities in infants. It is characterized by asymmetrical distortion of the skull resulting from external forces on the back of the head. DP has become more prevalent in infants and has increased dramatically since the introduction in 1994 of the “Back to Sleep” campaign. Read More

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March 2018
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Evaluation: What Is All the Fuss About?

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Jean Ivey

Pediatr Nurs 2016 Nov-Dec;42(6):293

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March 2018
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How Heroes Saved My Life.

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Jamie Gentille

Pediatr Nurs 2016 Nov-Dec;42(6):310-1

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March 2018
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Everyday Ethics for Every Child.

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Jessika Boles

Pediatr Nurs 2016 Nov-Dec;42(6):308-9, 311

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March 2018
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Innovative Programs Highlighting Patient and Family Engagement.

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Pediatr Nurs 2016 Nov-Dec;42(6):303-6

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March 2018
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Pediatric Diabetes Telemedicine Program Improves Access to Care for Rural Families: Role of APRNs.

Pediatr Nurs 2016 Nov-Dec;42(6):294-9

Type 1 diabetes mellitus has increased in children by 23% from 2001 to 2009. Rural communities additionally have increased disparities related to access barriers and a large minority population with poorer overall health. Research evidence supports telemedicine as an effective alternative to bring preventive diabetes care to remote areas. Read More

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March 2018
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Evaluation of an Educational Program to Improve School Nursing Staff Perceptions of Bullying In Pinellas County, Florida.

Pediatr Nurs 2016 Nov-Dec;42(6):283-92

The purpose of this project was to determine if a bullying educational program for school nurses and certified nursing assistants/health technicians (CNAs/HTs) would increase knowledge of bullying, probability of reporting a bully, and probability of assisting a bullied victim. This educational program and evaluation employed a retrospective, post-then-pre-test design. Instruments used included a 17-item demographic questionnaire and the 12-item Reduced Aggression/ Victimization Scale Bullying Assessment Tool (BAT), a 5-point Likert Scale de - signed to assess school nurses’ and CNAs’/HTs’ understanding of bullying, the probability of reporting bullies, and the probability of assisting bullied victims before and after the educational presentation. Read More

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March 2018
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Understanding and Supporting Grieving Adolescents and Young Adults.

Pediatr Nurs 2016 Nov-Dec;42(6):275-81

The adolescent and young adult years are a time of growth, change, and challenge. Experiencing the loss of a family member or friend during this period of life can have a profound effect on a young person’s social functioning, physical and mental health, and development. Research demonstrates that the grief reactions of adolescents and young adults differ from those of adults, and that loss is an individual experience that varies widely throughout each developmental stage. Read More

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March 2018
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Evidence-Based Recommendations for Reducing Pediatric Distress During Vaccination.

Pediatr Nurs 2016 Nov-Dec;42(6):267-74

Vaccinations are often associated with anxiety, avoidance, and considerable distress for children and parents. These issues can also impair coping during future health care visits. Parents, children, and clinicians can benefit from strategies designed to enhance coping. Read More

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March 2018
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Balancing Life after Concussion:An Update.

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Pediatr Nurs 2016 Nov-Dec;42(6):266

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March 2018
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Implementing a Pediatric Fall Prevention Policy and Program.

Pediatr Nurs 2016 Sep-Oct;42(5):256-9

Preventing patient falls begins with an accurate assessment of a patient's risk of falling followed by the initiation and continued evaluation of a fall prevention program based on patient-specific identified risks. Children have a normal tendency to fall based on developmental growth, and each child is different in physical and cognitive abilities. Falls may occur both in and out of the hospital setting. Read More

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March 2018
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Empowering Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Their Families within the Healthcare Environment.

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Danna Stokes

Pediatr Nurs 2016 Sep-Oct;42(5):254-5

Patient and family education is a critical element of diabetes management. Many children with new onset type 1 diabetes present with symptoms of diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) and are hospitalized at diagnosis. These children and their families receive their initial education in the hospital setting. Read More

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March 2018
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Empowering Staff Nurses as Primary Educators to Children with Type 1 Diabetes.

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Virginia Sy

Pediatr Nurs 2016 Sep-Oct;42(5):247-51

Patient and family education is a critical element of diabetes management. Manychildren with new onset type 1 diabetes present with symptoms of diabeticketoacidosis (DKA) and are hospitalized at diagnosis. These children and theirfamilies receive their initial education in the hospital setting. Read More

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March 2018
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Making Positive Health Changes in Obese/Overweight Children with Hypertension.

Pediatr Nurs 2016 Sep-Oct;42(5):243-6

Well-child visits can be ideal times for health education of children, parents, and caregivers. A trusting relationship with both children and their parents is the foundation for acceptance of any changes in health behaviors. Children grow rapidly, and poor health conditions during this time could be unfavorable or detrimental to their long-term wellbeing. Read More

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March 2018
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Natural Disasters: Looking at the Consequences.

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Jean Ivey

Pediatr Nurs 2016 Sep-Oct;42(5):242

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March 2018
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Evaluation of Identified Stressors in Children and Adolescents After Super Storm Sandy.

Pediatr Nurs 2016 Sep-Oct;42(5):235-41

Super Storm Sandy, one of the largest storms endured by the East Coast of theUnited States, devastated New Jersey and the eastern seaboard. Although naturaldisasters affect individuals of all ages, children are particularly vulnerable becausetheir sense of normalcy is altered. The purpose of this study was to explore theeffects that exposure to Super Storm Sandy had on children who resided in NewJersey. Read More

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March 2018
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Concurrent Medical Conditions in Autism Spectrum Disorders.

Pediatr Nurs 2016 Sep-Oct;42(5):230-4

Long thought to be purely psychological in origin, current research lends credenceto the idea that autism has a medical basis. Patients with autism can be among themost challenging patients that a healthcare provider may care for. Often the presentingsymptoms of autism make these patients difficult to examine and may alsomask underlying concurrent conditions. Read More

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March 2018
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Infants with Delirium: A Primer on Prevention, Recognition, and Management.

Pediatr Nurs 2016 Sep-Oct;42(5):223-9

Delirium is a serious neuropsychiatric condition that emerges acutely in all age groups, including infants, children, and adolescents. Delirium serves as an urgent signal of distress that a young child’s brain is in trouble. Prevention, recognition, and management of infants with delirium is often especially challenging due to their pre-verbal status and still immature cognitive development. Read More

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March 2018
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Current Recommendations on Management of Pediatric Concussions.

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Diane Gillooly

Pediatr Nurs 2016 Sep-Oct;42(5):217-22

Concussions are a form of traumatic brain injury (TBI). Concussion is defined by the American Academy of Neurology as a “trauma-induced alteration in mental status that may or may not involve loss of consciousness” (Kirkwood, Yeates, & Wilson, 2012, p. 1360). Read More

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March 2018
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Is the Key to Successful Teambuilding Puzzling? Exactly!

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Moira McGuire

Pediatr Nurs 2016 Sep-Oct;42(5):212, 216

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March 2018
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Polytobacco Use Among Adolescents.

Pediatr Nurs 2016 May-Jun;42(3):150-4

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August 2016
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Preparing Children and Families For Procedures or Surgery.

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Jessika Boles

Pediatr Nurs 2016 May-Jun;42(3):147-9

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August 2016
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Parents' Perception of Satisfaction With Pediatric Nurse Practitioners' Care And Parental Intent to Adhere To Recommended Health Care Regimen.

Pediatr Nurs 2016 May-Jun;42(3):138-44

The purposes of this study were to explore parents' perceptions of satisfaction with care from primary care pediatric nurse practitioners (PNPs) and to explore the relationships of the four components of parental satisfaction with parents' intent to adhere to recommended health care regimen. The study used a descriptive correlational research design. A convenience sample of 91 participants was recruited from practices in southeastern Pennsylvania. Read More

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August 2016
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Taking It Home.

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Jean Ivey

Pediatr Nurs 2016 May-Jun;42(3):137

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September 2016
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Assessment of Home Safety in Children From Kentuckiana.

Pediatr Nurs 2016 May-Jun;42(3):131-6

Purpose: To evaluate home safety of children in the Ohio Valley Region.

Design And Methods: Using a cross-sectional design, data were collected by baccalaureate nursing students enrolled in a pediatric nursing course. A standardized Home Safety Assessment Survey and a Rural or Urban Safety Assessment were used with 95 families. Read More

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August 2016
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Effects of Vibration Therapy in Pediatric Immunizations.

Pediatr Nurs 2016 May-Jun;42(3):124-9; discussion 130

A randomized clinical trial of 100 children (52 boys, 48 girls) ages 2 months to 7 years was conducted to evaluate the effect of vibration therapy without cold analgesia on pain. A convenience sample was recruited at two sites: a publicly funded, free immunization clinic and a private group pediatric practice. Participants were randomly assigned to receive vibration therapy via a specialized vibrating device or standard care. Read More

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August 2016
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Online Focus Groups with Parents And Adolescents with Heart Transplants: Challenges and Opportunities.

Pediatr Nurs 2016 May-Jun;42(3):120-3, 154

Pediatric heart transplant recipients are scarce and widely dispersed. Previous studies of adolescents in this population were limited to small homogenous samples. Although online focus groups are an emerging data collection method, its use in pediatric populations has not been fully realized. Read More

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August 2016
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Depression, Anxiety, and Quality of Life In Children and Adolescents With Sickle Cell Disease.

Pediatr Nurs 2016 May-Jun;42(3):113-9, 144

The relationships among depression, anxiety, and quality of life were tested, as were the effects of age, gender, and pain frequency on these variables in children (n = 44) and adolescents (n = 31) with sickle cell disease. Participants completed the Revised Child Anxiety and Depression Scale (ROADS) and the Pediatric Quality of Life (PedQL Generic Model). The mean and standard deviation for summary RCADS scores for the majority of participants were below the clinical thresholds of T < 65, indicating low risk for depression (n = 65; 89. Read More

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August 2016
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Heroin Addiction: Not a Laughing Matter.

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Juy A Rollins

Pediatr Nurs 2016 May-Jun;42(3):109-11

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August 2016
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