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Joan K. Austin & Sharon L. Sims

In: Children and Families in Health and Illness

Chapter 10: Integrative Review of Assessment Models for Examining Children's and Families' Responses to Chronic Illness

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Integrative Review of Assessment Models for Examining Children's and Families' Responses to Chronic Illness
Integrative review of assessment models for examining children's and families' responses to chronic illness
Joan K.Austin and Sharon L.Sims

In recent decades, the number of chronically ill children has increased (Gortmaker, 1985). Many nurse researchers have been studying these children and their families with the goals of improving their nursing care and enhancing quality of life. To advance the science in this area, it is essential that these nurse researchers use the best assessment models and instruments available. This chapter reviews the nursing research literature related to children's and families' responses to chronic childhood illness. Our purposes are to (a) describe the major child and family domains assessed, (b) evaluate the status of ...

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