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Showing papers in "Journal of Pediatric Nursing in 1994"


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TL;DR: Reading a book as this basics of qualitative research grounded theory procedures and techniques and other references can enrich your life quality.

13,415 citations



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TL;DR: Fear of separation from the family, having shots and finger sticks, having to stay in the hospital for a long time, and being told that something was wrong with them were the fears with highest mean scores.

83 citations


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TL;DR: Results indicate that adolescent mothers as a group are more heterogeneous than previously described and described having children as a positive force that helped them change their lives from self-destructive past toward more productive and hopeful futures.

66 citations


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TL;DR: Qualitative data derived from the study on the impact of pediatric cancer pain on the family provided valuable information that can enable health care professionals with an opportunity to intervene not only with the child but also with the family.

54 citations


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TL;DR: This study used a descriptive correlational design to examine relationships among family hardiness, family stressors, and family functioning in families of children with asthma using the Resiliency Model of Family Stress, Adjustment, and Adaptation.

54 citations


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TL;DR: Factors contributing to a positive parent-professional relationship were professional competence, genuine caring for the child, and respectful, supportive collaboration with the family.

49 citations


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TL;DR: Findings indicated that the workshop affected the two groups of pediatric oncology nurses differently, with the more experienced nurses reporting significantly higher stress levels after the workshop than did the less experienced nurses.

46 citations


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TL;DR: The extent to which critically ill infants exhibited signs and symptoms of narcotic withdrawal after receiving continuous infusions of fentanyl was determined, suggesting the need for an observation protocol and a possible weaning regimen after fentanyl is discontinued.

46 citations


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TL;DR: Practical nurses in the school, clinic, and community could consider the results of this study when assessing, planning, and implementing health education programs that enhance the self-concept and self-care activities of adolescents.

33 citations


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TL;DR: The investigator concludes that the prescription and administration of analgesics in the pediatric population at this facility has improved dramatically over the past 18 years.

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TL;DR: Qualitative data derived from a study on the impact of pediatric cancer pain on the family demonstrates the experience of family caregivers in caring for a child with cancer pain and provides health care professionals with information that can promote effective pain relief for the pediatric cancer patient with pain as well as address issues affecting the family.

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TL;DR: A small pilot study tested an interaction coaching procedure designed to increase the level of responsiveness and parental self-esteem scores after the intervention with 12 teenage parents and their infants.

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TL;DR: Middle adolescents had the highest level of sleep disturbance among the three groups, which was statistically significantly higher than that found in late adolescents and the amount of sleep per day was analyzed, which indicated that adolescent boys slept more than adolescent girls.

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TL;DR: This study of black children from low-income families was based on a theoretical framework of poverty and the stress-coping process and validated the applicability to this sample of an instrument that measures children's coping strategies.

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TL;DR: Preverbal children who had caudal analgesia during surgery were more likely to receive fewer dosage of analgesics and to receive lower dosages of narcotics even after 24 hours postoperatively thanChildren who had not had cauding analgesia.

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TL;DR: Significant results indicated that acutely ill children are more likely to perceive their coping as effective than are chronically ill children, and children with low trait anxiety are more than twice as likely to perceived their coping behaviors aseffective than do those with high anxiety.

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TL;DR: Given the nature of many of the phenomena of interest to nursing, causal modeling often proves to be a highly useful technique for knowledge development.

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TL;DR: Content analysis of interview data showed that the persistent gravity of the situation and fears of incompetency in managing their infant's care, coupled with inadequate respite, were the greatest source of hardship for parents.

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TL;DR: Armed with the appropriate instruments to measure coping, pediatric nurses can begin to examine the relationships among coping, illness, and outcomes in children, both in practice and through research.

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TL;DR: TempaDOT was found to be the most clinically valid temperature measurement instrument for 502 children in this acute care setting.

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TL;DR: Focusing on the creation of innovative methods for integrating the growth and developmental needs of these special children is a challenging and often overlooked aspect of pediatric nursing practice.

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TL;DR: A profile of risk factors differentiating nonimmunized from immunized children was developed and parents reported multiple barriers and beliefs about immunization amenable to change by health providers.

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TL;DR: To provide adequate pain control, pediatric nurses who care for dying children must accomplish the following: critically examine ethical issues and underlying principles; understand the phenomena of addiction, tolerance, and physical dependence; and identify the boundaries of acceptable nursing practice when administering potentially life-shortening analgesia to terminally ill children.

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TL;DR: It is demonstrated that the home environment is significant to developmental outcomes in high-risk infants and the level of maternal depressive symptoms and the MDI scores of the infants approached significance at the p = 0.05 level.


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TL;DR: By interviewing 13 Japanese families who have lost children to cancer within the past 3 years, the main caregiver for the sick child was found to always be the mother, and the mother was the leader whereas the father was a cooperator.

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TL;DR: Recommendations are presented to enable nurses to address ethical dilemmas in the high-risk nursery and to become more actively involved in the decision-making process.

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TL;DR: Cultural influences on parental expectations of children was evident in a study of child-rearing beliefs of 30 Cuban and Haitian immigrant mothers in South Florida and culture-specific implications for transcultural nursing care based on the concept of culture brokerage are discussed.

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TL;DR: It is important to determine the factors associated with self-care behavior and control of blood glucose levels in teenagers so that appropriate nursing interventions can be developed.