Pediatric Nursing

Pediatric Nursing

Highlights from the Current Issue
(July/August 2015)
  • An Integrative Review of Pediatric Early Warning System Scores
  • Disorders of Sexual Differentiation: Ethical Considerations Surrounding Early Cosmetic Genital Surgery
  • An Exploration of Professional Values Held by Nurses at a Large Freestanding Pediatric Hospital
  • Pediatric Pain Assessment in the Emergency Department: A Nursing Evidence-Based Practice Protocol

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Conference Information

Pediatric Nursing 32nd Annual Conference
June 2-4, 2016
Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, Philadelphia, PA

Call for Oral Abstracts - submission deadline is September 30, 2015
Call for Poster Abstracts - submission deadline is April 1, 2016


Pediatric Nursing Awards 2015 Donna Wong Literary Award

On Saturday, July 11, 2015, Pediatric Nursing Editor Judy A. Rollins, PhD, RN (left), presented author Marni B. Kellogg, MSN, RN, Pediatric Nursing's 2015 Donna Wong Literary Award for the article, "An Examination of the Effect of Patient Death on Pediatric Burn Nurses," during the 31st Annual Pediatric Nursing Conference in Chicago. Co-authors of the article included Marianne Barker, MSN, RN; and Nancy McCune, MSN, RN, CPAN, CAPA. Congratulations to Ms. Kellogg and her coauthors for their outstanding contribution to Pediatric Nursing!


Articles of Interest

Transitions from Pediatric to Adult Care: Programs and Resources
Juliette Schlucter, Deborah Dokken, and Elizabeth Ahmann

Transitioning from Pediatric to Adult Health Care: The Experience of Patients And Families
Amy Hopper, Deborah Dokken, and Elizabeth Ahmann

Patient- and Family-Centered Transitions From Pediatric to Adult Care
Juliette Schlucter

A Brother's Perspective
Chase Kensil

Evidence-Based Interventions For Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
Nancy J. MacMullen, Laura A. Dulski, and Paul Blobaum

Cline and Greene's Parenting Children With Health Issues: Essential Guidance
Elizabeth Ahmann

Encouraging Positive Behavior In 'Challenging' Children: The Nurtured Heart Approach™
Elizabeth Ahmann

Making Meaning When a Child Has Mental Illness: Four Mothers Share Their Experiences
Elizabeth Ahmann

Health Risks Associated with Late-Preterm Infants: Implications For Newborn Primary Care
Patricia L. Jackson Allen, MS, RN, PNP, FAAN

Asthma Action Plan
(addendum to "Helping Children Gain Asthma Control: Bundled School-Based Interventions" by Kimberly P. Toole)

The Aftermath of December 14, 2012
Judy A. Rollins, PhD, RN

Making Meaning after the Death Of a Child: Bereaved Parents Share Their Experiences
Deborah Dokken

Losing the Louse: How to Manage this Common Infestation in Children
Vicky R. Bowden

Guest Editorial: A Journey Through Disability: A Sibling's Perspective
Liam Bowie

Beyond the Medical Home: Special Care Family Academy for Children and Youth
Roger S. Thrall, Jody H. Blumberg, Stephanie Beck, Magdalena D. Bourgoin, John J. Votto, Randall W. Barton

The Messages Project: Maintaining the Child/Parent Bond During Parental Incarceration
Judy A. Rollins, PhD, RN

Pain in Children: Comparison of Assessment Scales
Donna Lee Wong
Connie Morain Baker


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