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Written and edited by leading pediatric and family nurse researchers, this book provides a synthesis of the research literature in nursing and health promotion of children, pediatric acute and chronic conditions, and children and families in the health care system.Children and Families in Health and Illness will prove an excellent shelf reference for researchers and a thought-provoking read for advanced-level practitioner in child or family nursing.

Integrative Review of Nursing Intervention Research on Acutely Ill Children and Their Families
Integrative review of nursing intervention research on acutely ill children and their families
JaniceDenehy,MarthaCraft-Rosenberg, andMary JoGagan

Research in pediatric nursing has shown phenomenal growth in the past two decades. Today, not only research journals publish studies on children and families but many pediatric and maternal-child nursing specialty journals feature research articles and summaries on a regular basis. The increase in pediatric nursing research reflects the maturing of the profession, a recognition of the need for practice based on research, and the interest of nurses in examining their contribution to the health of children and families. A more recent trend in research is testing the effects or outcomes of nursing interventions. This trend is particularly ...

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