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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27862959/understanding-zika-virus
#1
John S Murray
PURPOSE: This article describes what pediatric healthcare professionals should know about Zika virus (ZIKV). LITERATURE REVIEW: ZIKV is classified as an arthropod-borne, single-stranded RNA virus of the Flaviviridae family and genus Flavivirus. ZIKV is not new. The virus was first discovered almost 70 years ago in Uganda. The first isolate of the virus was found in rhesus monkeys in the Zika Forrest, hence the nomenclature. The primary route of ZIKV transmission to humans is through the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito-primarily Aedes aegypti...
November 9, 2016: Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing: JSPN
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27739620/effectiveness-of-continuous-glucose-monitoring-in-children-adolescents-and-young-adults-with-poorly-controlled-type-1-diabetes
#2
Kevin R Lewis, Susan McCrone, Pamela Deiriggi, Sachin Bendre
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) on glycemic control in children, adolescents, and young adults ages 7-21 years with poorly controlled diabetes HbA1c 9.0% or more (74 mmol/mol IFCC). MATERIALS AND METHODS: The primary outcome was improvement in HbA1c. The secondary outcome included self-reported hypoglycemia. This 12-week study used a prospective, one-group, pre- and posttest pre-experimental design with a convenience sample...
October 14, 2016: Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing: JSPN
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27699991/medical-lines-and-hospitalized-children-strangulation-hazards-in-plain-sight
#3
Nancy A Ryan-Wenger
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
October 2016: Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing: JSPN
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27699990/does-the-visibility-of-a-congenital-anomaly-affect-maternal-infant-attachment-levels
#4
Handan Boztepe, Ayşe Ay, Gizem Kerimoğlu Yıldız, Sevil Çınar
PURPOSE: To determine whether congenital anomaly visibility affects maternal-infant attachment levels. DESIGN AND METHODS: The study population consisted of mothers who had infants with cleft lip/palate or congenital heart anomalies who were receiving treatment in a university hospital. The data were collected using the Structured Questionnaire Form and the Maternal Attachment Inventory. RESULTS: Statistically significant differences in maternal-infant attachment levels were observed between infants with cleft lips/palates and healthy infants and between infants with congenital heart anomalies and healthy infants...
October 2016: Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing: JSPN
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27596119/vitamin-a-supplementation-in-infants-and-children
#5
John S Murray, Joey White
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
October 2016: Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing: JSPN
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27596004/children-s-postoperative-symptoms-at-home-through-nurse-led-telephone-counseling-and-its-effects-on-parents-anxiety-a-randomized-controlled-trial
#6
Gülçin Özalp Gerçeker, Gonca Karayağız Muslu, Figen Yardimci
PURPOSE: The objective of this study was to evaluate children's postoperative symptoms at home after outpatient surgery through nurse-led telephone counseling and the effects of the nurse-led telephone counseling on parents' state-trait anxiety scores. DESIGN AND METHODS: In this prospective randomized controlled study, nurse-led telephone counseling was provided every day to parents in the intervention group until they came for the follow-up visit. Parents of children (n = 54) ages 3-17 years who had undergone outpatient surgery for appendicitis, cholecystectomy, or ovarian cysts were eligible to participate in the study...
October 2016: Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing: JSPN
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27554139/assessment-of-quality-of-life-in-adolescent-patients-with-cancer-and-adolescent-survivors-of-childhood-cancer
#7
Efrosini Vlachioti, Pantelis Perdikaris, Efstathia Megapanou, Floria Sava, Vasiliki Matziou
PURPOSE: The aim of the study was to assess the quality of life (QoL) of adolescents with cancer and survivors of childhood cancer as well as the effect of various demographic factors upon it. DESIGN AND METHODS: The sample of the study included 82 adolescents aged 13-20 years who had been diagnosed with any type of cancer. Twenty-six of them received treatment and 56 survivors of childhood cancer had successfully completed their treatment. Data collection lasted from July 2010 to December 2012 in Children's Hematology-Oncology Unit in Athens...
October 2016: Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing: JSPN
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27460517/parental-smoking-and-children-undergoing-anesthesia-is-there-a-role-for-pediatric-hospitals-in-smoking-cessation
#8
Krista Niedermeier, Cynthia S Selleck
PURPOSE: Pediatric hospitals within the Children's Hospital Association were surveyed to determine their tobacco cessation efforts for parents/patients. DESIGN AND METHODS: Electronic surveys were sent to 75 anesthesia providers and/or preoperative surgery specialists at 41 facilities. RESULTS: A total of 52 completed surveys were returned. The majority (97%) of facilities were smoke-free, and 68% included preoperative questions about parental smoking and secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure...
October 2016: Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing: JSPN
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27396290/why-do-we-persist-in-using-pediatric-fall-risk-scales-that-do-not-prevent-falls-or-fall-related-injuries
#9
EDITORIAL
Nancy A Ryan-Wenger
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
July 2016: Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing: JSPN
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27373700/parent-readiness-for-discharge-from-a-tertiary-care-pediatric-cardiology-unit
#10
Michelle Schuh, Sheena Schendel, Sunjidatul Islam, Keltie Klassen, Lisa Morrison, Kathryn N Rankin, Cheri Robert, Andrew S Mackie
PURPOSE: This study aimed to measure parents' readiness for discharge from a pediatric cardiology/cardiac surgical inpatient unit. DESIGN AND METHODS: An observational study was conducted at a single tertiary care pediatric cardiac surgical program; parents received teaching from a discharge coordinator, bedside nurse, and, if needed, dietician and pharmacist. We surveyed parents/guardians on the day of discharge and 2 weeks later. RESULTS: We enrolled 181 participants, 53% with children <12 months of age...
July 2016: Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing: JSPN
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27363284/experiences-of-korean-adolescent-renal-transplant-recipients
#11
Sumi Kim, Heeseung Choi
PURPOSE: To understand the experiences of Korean adolescents who have undergone a renal transplant. DESIGN AND METHODS: Nine adolescents aged 12-18 who received a renal transplant participated in this qualitative descriptive study. Using content analysis, we analyzed in-depth interview data from individual adolescents. RESULTS: The main themes extracted were "being different from others," "not being invited as a decision maker," "becoming one of them," "still being different from others," "having mixed feeling toward mothers," and "coping with new circumstances...
July 2016: Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing: JSPN
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27319801/when-children-with-profound-multiple-disabilities-are-hospitalized-a-cross-sectional-survey-of-parental-burden-of-care-quality-of-life-of-parents-and-their-hospitalized-children-and-satisfaction-with-family-centered-care
#12
Brigitte Seliner, Bea Latal, Rebecca Spirig
PURPOSE: We aimed to assess parental burden of care, satisfaction with family-centered care, and quality of life (HRQoL) of parents and their hospitalized children with profound intellectual and multiple disabilities (PIMD), and determine the relationship among these factors. DESIGN: A cross-sectional study using printed questionnaires and qualitative questions was undertaken at a Swiss University Children's Hospital. RESULTS: The 117 parents (98 mothers, 19 fathers) studied indicated a substantial impact on burden of care and parental health-related quality of life...
July 2016: Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing: JSPN
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27250102/impact-of-physical-exercise-activity-on-vascular-structure-and-inflammation-in-pediatric-populations-a-literature-review
#13
REVIEW
Suziane Ungari Cayres, Ricardo Ribeiro Agostinete, Barbara de Moura Mello Antunes, Fabio Santos Lira, Rômulo Araújo Fernandes
PURPOSE: To describe the effects of physical exercise/activity on the vascular architecture of children and adolescents, as well as to identify the effects of inflammation and sedentary behaviors on this relationship. METHODS: Potentially relevant articles were identified in the databases MEDLINE and PubMed covering the period from 2000 to 2015. No language restrictions were applied. RESULTS: Thirteen articles were found that included obese boys and girls in their samples (aged 9-19)...
July 2016: Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing: JSPN
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27221376/effect-of-sleeping-position-on-arousals-from-sleep-in-preterm-infants
#14
Ingrid Felix Modesto, Ariane Ferreira Machado Avelar, Mavilde da Luz Gonçalves Pedreira, Marcia Pradella-Hallinan, Marta José Avena, Eliana Moreira Pinheiro
PURPOSE: To evaluate the frequency of preterm infant positions during sleep, and to investigate the association among positions, arousals, sleep patterns, and time of day. DESIGN AND METHODS: This observational study was conducted in a neonatal unit with 10 preterm infants. Polysomnographic and video recordings during 24 hr identified sleep positions, arousals, sleep patterns, and time of day. RESULTS: Preterm infants were placed most frequently in the supine position (58...
July 2016: Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing: JSPN
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27221207/safe-sleep-for-pediatric-inpatients
#15
Janet E Geyer, Penny K Smith, Laura R Kair
PURPOSE: To improve sleep environment safety for inpatient infants. DESIGN AND METHODS: This quality improvement project involved assessment of sleep environment safety for inpatient infants before and after a bundled intervention of staff education and introduction of swaddle sacks and bedside storage bins. RESULTS: The proportion of infant cribs without loose objects in them increased (32-72%, p = .025), and safe sleep positioning remained stable (82% vs...
July 2016: Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing: JSPN
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27221041/constipation-prophylaxis-in-children-undergoing-orthopedic-surgery-a-quasi-experimental-study
#16
Laila Sara Mantegazzi, Brigitte Seliner, Lorenz Imhof
PURPOSE: This study evaluated the effectiveness of constipation prophylaxis administered with the support of an advanced practice nurse. DESIGN: A quasi-experimental study with a historical control group of 112 pediatric (age 1-18) orthopedic patients and an intervention group of 59 patients was conducted in a surgical ward in Switzerland. RESULTS: The implementation of a standardized constipation prophylaxis led to an absolute risk reduction (27%) of constipation...
July 2016: Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing: JSPN
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27117352/is-the-future-of-the-pediatric-nursing-specialty-at-risk
#17
EDITORIAL
Nancy A Ryan-Wenger
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
April 2016: Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing: JSPN
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27079822/hispanic-parents-perceptions-of-their-preschool-children-s-weight-status
#18
Kristine I Gauthier, Bonnie Gance-Cleveland
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to examine the accuracy of Hispanic parents' perceptions of their preschool children's weight status. DESIGN AND METHODS: A cross-sectional descriptive design with Hispanic parent-child dyads (n = 83) from a Head Start setting was used to compare parents' perceptions of their children's weight status with their 2- to 5-year-old children's body mass index (BMI) and weight categories. Methods included a word choice from five response options, and varying body size silhouettes presented in a linear fashion and a random circular pattern...
April 2016: Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing: JSPN
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27079695/validity-and-reliability-of-the-neonatal-discharge-assessment-tool
#19
Burcu Aykanat Girgin, Güler Cimete
PURPOSE: To investigate the reliability and validity of the Neonatal Discharge Assessment Tool (N-DAT) designed to assess risk factors related to infants' and parents' readiness for discharge to home. DESIGN AND METHODS: The sample was composed of 238 high-risk preterm infants, born at gestational age of 24 to 37 weeks, and their parents. High scores on the N-DAT indicated higher risk for discharge of preterm infants and their parents. Psychometric analyses of the N-DAT included content validity, internal consistency reliability, and construct validity...
April 2016: Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing: JSPN
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27079557/parental-administration-of-over-the-counter-medication-to-spanish-children-a-population-based-national-study
#20
Mar Martín-Pérez, Ana López De Andrés, Miguel Ángel Barcenilla González, Rodrigo Jiménez-García, Valentín Hernández-Barrera, Isabel Jiménez-Trujillo, Domingo Palacios-Ceña, Pilar Carrasco-Garrido
PURPOSE: To determine the prevalence and predictors of parental administration of over-the-counter (OTC) medications to children in Spain. DESIGN AND METHODS: This was a cross-sectional study performed with data from the 2011 to 2012 Spanish National Health Survey among children (birth to 14 years old) of both sexes. RESULTS: Of the 5,495 children analyzed, 8.2% had received OTC drugs in the 2 weeks preceding the survey. Medicines for colds (25...
April 2016: Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing: JSPN
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