This 21st volume of the "Annual Review" synthesizes nursing research to date on child health and illness, including family issues. Ages range from pre-term babies to adolescents, with a focus on chronic illness. A special final chapter reviews the highlights of the past 10 volumes of the Annual Review of Nursing Research, to mark the 20th anniversary of the Review.
Enhancing nursing research with children and families using a developmental science perspective. Pre-term infants: care of pre-term infants - programs of research and their relationship to developmental science; developmental transition from gavage to oral feeding in the pre-term infant. Children with health problems: physical symptoms in children and adolescents; symptom experiences of children and adolescents with cancer; growing up with chronic illness - psychosocial adjustment of children and adolescents with cystic fibrosis; children's psychological responses to hospitalization; children living with chronic illness - an examination of their stressors, coping responses and health outcomes. Parents and families: parents of children with chronic health problems - programmes of nursing research and their relationship to developmental science; the sibling experience of living with childhood chronic illness and disability; maternal mental health and parenting in poverty.
Series: Annual Review of Nursing Research : Book 21
Number Of Pages: 384
Published: 28th May 2003
Publisher: Springer Publishing Co Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.9
Weight (kg): 0.66