Strong, efficient care delivery systems are critically necessary to provide the highest quality of care for children and families and to assure an environment for the conduct and utilization of research. As identified in the chapters of this book there is breadth and depth to the knowledge from the research of children and their families to inform care by nurses and other health professionals. This section is unique as each of its chapters addresses content (historical, health services research and health policy research) and contexts (systems-health centers and community) not traditionally examined by pediatric clinicians and nurse researchers. Also, the interdependence of the influence of social and health policy ...
Children and Families and the Health Care System
Children and families and the health care system