Here you will find research, educational, and evidence-based practice materials carried out by nurses with extensive knowledge in the clinical setting and intended to address issues of interest in Pediatric Care. This collection will disseminate materials of specific importance to practicing nurses who devote their knowledge and skills to caring for children from infancy through the late teen years.
Topics that can be found within this collection may include, but are not limited to:
Allergies; Best Practices; Care Coordination Standards & Policies; Chronic Conditions: Juvenile Diabetes, Arthritis; Designing Home Health Care Plans; Developments, Advancements, or Updates on Nursing Care, Treatments or Procedures; Evidenced-based Practice; Infection Control; Medical Error Reduction; Multidisciplinary Collaboration in Managing Patient Care; Nursing Shortage (How it affects Children’s Care); Nursing Roles in Children’s’ Care; Pain Management; Patient Advocacy; Patient/Family Support & Education; Patient Monitoring (Advances in or Changes to); Patient Outcomes; Pediatric Acute Care; Pediatric Critical Care; Pediatric ICU, Policies, Procedures, Standard of Care; Prevention and Health Education; Standards of Care
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(2018-01-05)Introduction: Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) and periodontal disease (PD) are both diseases of inflammation identified by redness and swelling. Most periodontitis cases among children and adolescents occur as a ...
Ventilator Associated Pneumonia (VAP): Bundle Prevention Strategies in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (2017-11-27)Evidence-based protocols in the prevention of ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) in the intensive care setting have been well established in the adult population. Research studies using adult samples in intensive care ...
(2017-04-13)Substance abuse (SA) is a complex problematic phenomenon that continues to affect the young population, particularly adolescents. Research shows that this epidemic involves many different factors leading up to SA initiation. ...
(2017-02-23)Introduction: Tacrolimus, commonly used for GvHD prophylaxis is usually administered via a dedicated CVL and trough levels drawn from the unexposed lumen. Being an oil-based medication, it may be adsorbed to the inside ...
(2017-02-17)During the Fall of 2016, student leadership interns of Delta Xi chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) implemented a project to address STTI goals of advancing world health, and celebrating nursing excellence ...
Efficacy and Feasibilities of an Evidence Based Program for Seventh Graders on Teen Dating Violence An Evidence Based Nursing Practice Project (2014-09-30)The presence of teen dating violence (TDV) among the adolescent population is becoming recognized as a significant problem in the U.S. and worldwide. A growing body of evidence has begun to reveal the magnitude of ...