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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.

Children and Families and the Health Care System
Children and families and the health care system
Suzanne L.Feetham

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 ...

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