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Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing: JSPN

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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28093858/parent-perceptions-of-health-promotion-for-school-age-children-with-spina-bifida
#1
Brenda L Luther, Becky J Christian
PURPOSE: To gain insight into how parents develop their beliefs of health promotion for their children with spina bifida (SB) and how they develop and promote health promotion practices for their children. DESIGN: Qualitative, exploratory design with semi-structured interviews of parents of children between 6 and 12 years of age diagnosed with SB was used for this study. RESULTS: Perceptions of health promotion were maintaining healthy bowel function and managing SB care...
January 16, 2017: Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing: JSPN
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28093852/factors-influencing-fatigue-among-mothers-with-hospitalized-children-a-structural-equation-model
#2
Shin Jeong Kim, Hye Young Kim, Young Ae Park, Sung Hee Kim, So Young Yoo, Jung Eun Lee, Sun Young Moon
PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to identify the physiological, psychological, and situational factors affecting fatigue among mothers of hospitalized children. DESIGN AND METHODS: This study used a cross-sectional descriptive design with a self-report questionnaire. Participants were 211 mothers with children younger than 6 years old who were admitted to general hospitals. Based on the theory of unpleasant symptoms, the physiological, psychological, and situational factors were tested using structural equation modeling...
January 16, 2017: Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing: JSPN
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28090740/the-impact-of-a-creative-play-intervention-on-satisfaction-with-nursing-care-a-mixed-methods-study
#3
Emel Teksoz, Ibrahim Bilgin, Suna Eryigit Madzwamuse, Ayse Ferda Oscakci
PURPOSE: Hospitalisation can lead to distress for children. Creative play may reduce the adverse effects of hospitalisation on children, as it could lead to children associating satisfaction and fun with their hospital experience. The aim of the current study is to investigate the impact of a creative play intervention on service-care satisfaction measurements of children and their parents. DESIGN AND METHODS: A mixed-methods design consisting of quantitative pre/post-assessments and qualitative interviews was used within this study...
January 16, 2017: Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing: JSPN
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28074595/providing-opportunistic-immunisations-for-at-risk-inpatients-in-a-tertiary-paediatric-hospital
#4
Sonja Elia, Kirsten Perrett, Fiona Newall
Attaining high immunisation coverage rates for children with medical conditions is vital. The Royal Children's Hospital (RCH) Immunisation Service has the opportunity to check each inpatient's immunisation status and provide opportunistic vaccines and/or bring the Australian Childhood Immunisation Register (ACIR) up-to-date. This paper highlights that during admission, one quarter of children were not up-to-date with routine scheduled immunisations and 42% of those inpatients due or overdue for immunisation were vaccinated...
January 11, 2017: Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing: JSPN
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27966275/unstructured-play-for-anxiety-in-pediatric-inpatient-care
#5
Nabeel Al-Yateem, Rachel C Rossiter
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of unstructured play activities on the anxiety levels of hospitalized children. METHODS: A nonequivalent control group pretest posttest design was employed for this study. The sample included children (N = 165) ages 4-7 years admitted to a large pediatric referral center in the United Arab Emirates. The control group (n = 84) received usual care, while the experimental group (n = 81) engaged in age-appropriate unstructured play activities using disposable games and toys...
December 14, 2016: Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing: JSPN
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27925447/rehospitalization-of-preterm-infants-according-to-the-discharge-risk-level
#6
Burcu Aykanat Girgin, Güler Cimete
PURPOSE: The rehospitalization rate of preterm infants is between 22 and 52% within the first year after discharge. The purpose of this study was to investigate the rehospitalization of preterm infants within 2 months following discharge, considering the level of risks originating from the infant, parents, and the social factors. DESIGN AND METHODS: The sample was composed of 238 preterm infants and their parents. The data were collected with a Descriptive Information Form, the Post-Discharge Infant Follow-up Form, and the Neonatal Discharge Assessment Tool (N-DAT)...
December 7, 2016: Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing: JSPN
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27862959/understanding-zika-virus
#7
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
#8
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
#9
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
#10
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
#11
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
#12
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
#13
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
#14
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
#15
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
#16
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
#17
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
#18
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
#19
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
#20
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
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