Bukola Mary Ibitoye, Bernie Garrett, Manon Ranger, Jennifer Stinson
PROBLEM: Sickle cell crises (SCC) are recurrent, severe pain episodes experienced by people living with sickle cell disease (SCD). Non-pharmacological interventions have been recommended for SCC pain management however, little is known about the impact of these interventions on SCC pain. This scoping review aims to systematically identify evidence on the use and effectiveness of non-pharmacological interventions for pain management during SCC in the pediatric population. ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: Studies were eligible if they are published in English and focusing on the use of any non-pharmacological interventions on pain during SCC in pediatric patients...
March 28, 2023: Journal of Pediatric Nursing
Tawny Lowe, Jessie Johnson, Melody Blanco, Kristi Yassine, Sumayya Ansar, Dina Schnurman, Hayfaa Al-Naemi, Helen Sutherland
PROBLEM: Safe sleep programs have been existing since the concept was first defined in 1969. The need for health care providers to model safe sleep practices is essential for successful adherence; however, barriers to promoting safe sleep practices hinder healthcare providers' ability to implement safe sleep in hospital settings. AIM: To determine the barriers to promoting safe sleep practices amongst healthcare workers in the hospital setting. METHODS: Whittemore & Knafl's framework (2005) guided this integrative review...
March 27, 2023: Journal of Pediatric Nursing
Irit Schwartz-Attias, Tamar Krulik, Anat Amit Aharon, Tammie Ronen
PURPOSE: The current study aims to understand inter-generational differences and similarities in the perception of illness and the available resources employed by children with cancer and their parents. METHODS: A qualitative descriptive research design was utilized, including face-to-face interviews with 108 parent-child dyads where the children had been diagnosed with cancer, by means of a semi-structured questionnaire. The participants were recruited from two pediatric hematology-oncology wards in two different hospitals in Israel...
March 24, 2023: Journal of Pediatric Nursing
Jin Sun Kim
PURPOSES: This study aimed to explore children's perceptions and experiences of receiving intravenous (IV) injections and the self-reported pain scores and management strategies that can support children while receiving IV injections. DESIGN AND METHODS: This mixed-methods study included 17 children aged 4-11 years who presented to the outpatient clinic of a pediatric hospital and received IV injections. Data were collected using the draw, write, and tell method (DWT) and Facial Pain Rating Scale...
March 21, 2023: Journal of Pediatric Nursing
Guihua Liu, Ying Chen, Ping Ou, Longsheng Huang, Qinfang Qian, Yanxia Wang, Hong-Gu He, Rongfang Hu
PURPOSE: To evaluate the effects of the Parent-Child Sandplay Therapy (PCST) Program on autism behaviors, social responsiveness and sleep quality among preschool children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), and their mothers' parenting stress. DESIGN AND METHODS: A prospective, randomized controlled, parallel-group trial was employed. Fifty-two child-mother dyads were randomly assigned to an intervention group (n = 26) or a control group (n = 26) from February 2017 to February 2019...
March 20, 2023: Journal of Pediatric Nursing
Sevim Çimke, Dilek Yıldırım Gürkan, Gözde Sırgancı
AIM: To determine the psychometric properties of the Digital Addiction Scale for Children. DESIGN AND METHOD: This methodological study included 506 children aged 9-12 years. Data were collected using the child and family information form, the digital addiction scale for children and the digital game addiction scale for children. The data were evaluated using confirmatory factor analysis Cronbach's alpha, convergent validity, and gender-based measurement invariance analysis...
March 20, 2023: Journal of Pediatric Nursing
İsa Çelik, Murat Bektaş
PURPOSE: This study aimed to investigate factors affecting digital game addiction in secondary school students during the COVID-19 pandemic and the effects of digital game addiction on cardiovascular health behavior. DESIGN AND METHODS: This descriptive, correlational, and cross-sectional study was conducted with 619 secondary school students aged 10-14 years. Study data were analyzed using World Health Organization AnthroPlus and SPSS programs. Simple linear regression and multiple linear regression methods were used in the analysis process...
March 9, 2023: Journal of Pediatric Nursing
Mehmet Alperen Turgut, Ayşe Sonay Türkmen
BACKGROUND: This study was carried out as an experimental research to determine the effect of the light toy on reducing pain and fear during blood collection in children. METHODS: The data were obtained 116 children. The "Interview and Observation Form Children's Fear Scale, Wong-Baker Faces, Luminous Toy and Stopwatch" was used for data collection. The data were evaluated using percentage, mean, standard deviation, chi-square, t-test, correlation analysis and Krusskal Wallis test in SPSS 21...
March 9, 2023: Journal of Pediatric Nursing
Cassio de Mattos Dziabas Júnior, Bárbara Silveira Dionízio, Ana Maiara Viana, Gyllyandeson de Araujo Delmondes, Daniel Machado de Amorim, Jose Oliveira de Amorim Júnior, Loyze Petronio Leite, Matheus Figueiredo Nogueira, Luis Fernando Reis Macedo, Modesto Leite Rolim Neto
2 million children and adolescents between 11 and 19 years old have not yet finished basic education and had left school. The current Brazilian scenario reflects the reality in which these children and adolescents are inserted, without sufficient resources for the continuity of basic or elementary education, and often the parents' lack of income leads these young people to seek work, as can be seen in several capitals and inland cities: children selling food at traffic lights, bars, restaurants, and similar situations5...
March 6, 2023: Journal of Pediatric Nursing
Dilek Sayik, Ayfer Acikgoz, Sevgi Yimenicioglu
PURPOSE: This study was conducted for the purposes of developing the Mobile Epilepsy Education Package (MEEP) for mothers who have children with epilepsy, and evaluating the efficacy of such a package. DESIGN AND METHODS: The research consisted of a randomized, controlled experimental study. DISCERN measuring tool was used to evaluate the content of MEEP. The evaluation of the package was conducted with a total of 60 mothers-30 participants in the intervention group and 30 controls...
March 2, 2023: Journal of Pediatric Nursing
Julie Nightingale, Nancy Ali, Robin Lewis, Rachel Ibbotson, Helen Monks, Tanya Urquhart-Kelly, Lesley Saunders
PURPOSE: A new model of paediatric nursing, funded initially by a charitable organisation working in partnership with UK healthcare providers, was implemented to support children living with serious long-term conditions. This study explored, from the perspective of multiple stakeholders, the impact of services provided by 21 'Roald Dahl Specialist Nurses' (RDSN) within 14 NHS Trust hospitals. DESIGN AND METHODS: A Mixed Methods Exploratory design commenced with interviews with RDSNs (n = 21) and their managers (n = 15), alongside a medical clinician questionnaire (n = 17)...
February 25, 2023: Journal of Pediatric Nursing
Ulrika Mårtensson, Stefan Nilsson, Margaretha Jenholt Nolbris, Helle Wijk, Karin Mellgren
BACKGROUND: In children with malignant and severe non-malignant disorders undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT), treatment related pain and discomfort are common. Food consumption may become troublesome, making the use of a gastrostomy tube (G-tube) necessary and resulting in complications, why the purpose was to explore pain and discomfort during the transplantation and post-transplantation time. METHODS: This was a mixed methods study where data were collected along the child's total health-care process between 2018 and 2021...
February 25, 2023: Journal of Pediatric Nursing
Diana Lulgjuraj, Rhonda E Maneval
PURPOSE: Most children go through their childhood without being hospitalized. For a child, being hospitalized may be a disturbing and unfamiliar experience. Pediatric institutions promote parental presence and family-centered care, yet not all parents are able to stay with their children. Holding the child's voice central to the phenomenon, the aim of this study was to explore how parental accompaniment and absence shape a child's hospitalization experience. DESIGN AND METHODS: A phenomenological study was implemented, and children ages 7-11 years old were included if they were in the hospital for at least 24 h with a parent present or 12 h without a parent present...
February 21, 2023: Journal of Pediatric Nursing
Tülay Kuzlu Ayyıldız, Esra Tanrıverdi, Dilek Yıldırım Tank, Betül Akkoç, Aysel Topan
PURPOSE: The study was carried out to determine the effect of the swaddling method on pain in preterm infants (between 27 and 36 weeks) hospitalized in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit during the aspiration procedure. Preterm infants were recruited by convenience sampling from level III neonatal intensive care units in a city in Turkey. METHOD: The study was conducted in a randomized controlled trial manner. The study consisted of preterm infants (n = 70) receiving care or treatment at a neonatal intensive care unit...
February 17, 2023: Journal of Pediatric Nursing
Christine Johnson, Alyssa Nordby, Diane Brage Hudson, Leeza Struwe, Ronelle Ruppert
BACKGROUND: Antimicrobial resistance is the resistance of microorganisms to antibacterial, antiviral, antiparasitic, and antifungal medication resulting in increased healthcare costs with extended hospital stays in the United States. The goals of this quality improvement project were to increase the understanding and importance of antimicrobial stewardship by nurses and health care staff and increase pediatric parents'/guardians' knowledge of the proper use of antibiotics and differences between viruses and bacterial infections...
February 17, 2023: Journal of Pediatric Nursing
Tian Lin, Hao-Fei Qiu, Tao Zhang, Jiale Hu, Xiuqun Qin, Lifeng Zhang
PURPOSE: To modify and translate the Parents' Perceptions of Satisfaction with Care from Pediatric Nurse Practitioners instrument into Chinese, culturally adapt and initially test it to assess parental satisfaction with care from all levels of pediatric nurses in a pediatric inpatient care context. DESIGN AND METHODS: The instrument was translated and culturally adapted following a standardized guideline for the translation and cross-cultural adaptation of self-report measures...
February 16, 2023: Journal of Pediatric Nursing
Barbara Fassino, Silvia Ferrario, Gabriele Sorrentino, Ileana Adamini, Nicola Pesenti, Monica Fumagalli, Fabio Mosca, Laura Plevani
PURPOSE: Skin lesions in neonatal population are an emerging problem deserving attention from health care professionals. The purpose of this study is to retrospectively assess the incidence of hospital-acquired skin lesions during a 6-year period and to describe the characteristics of infants who developed them. DESIGN AND METHODS: This was a retrospective observational study conducted in a university-tertiary care center between 2015 and 2020. A descriptive analysis of the observed skin lesions is presented according to 2 time periods: 1) the implementation phase of a quality improvement program (2015-2019) and 2) the postimplementation phase (2020)...
February 14, 2023: Journal of Pediatric Nursing
Ngozi Eucharia Ezeh, Timothy Onosahwo Iyendo, Alphonsus Chukwuma Ugwu, Ngozi Agujiobi-Odoh, Charles Okwuowulu, Joy I Ugwu, Verlumun Celestine Gever
OBJECTIVE: This study aimed to compare the effectiveness of interactive media-based dance and art therapies in reducing symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder among school children in Nigeria who have experienced abduction. METHOD: The study utilised a quasi-experimental design using a sample of 470 school children in Nigeria aged 10-18. The participants were divided into three groups, namely control, dance and art therapy groups. While participants in the art therapy group took part in art therapy sessions, those in dance therapy took part in dance therapy sessions...
February 13, 2023: Journal of Pediatric Nursing
Sarah Bissonette, Jane Tyerman, Julie Chartrand
PROBLEM: Mutuality is often used in literature in the context of family-centered care and therapeutic relationship building. A therapeutic relationship is necessary to deliver family-centered care, strengthen family health and function, increase patient and family satisfaction, reduce anxiety, and empower decision-makers. Despite mutuality being such an important concept, it is not well defined in the literature. ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: The Walker and Avant method for concept analysis was used...
February 13, 2023: Journal of Pediatric Nursing
Lina Kurdahi Badr, Rebecca El Asmar, Sarah Hakim, Rima Saad, Roni Merhi, Ammar Zahreddine, Samar Muwakkit
BACKGROUND: Oral mucositis (OM) is a significant complication occurring in approximately 40 to 80% of patients receiving chemotherapy regimens. Although a wide variety of agents have been tested to prevent OM or reduce its severity, none have provided conclusive evidence. OBJECTIVES: To determine the efficacy of honey or olive oil on the severity and OM pain in children with leukemia and suffering from OM compared to placebo (standard care) and, to assess which of the two interventions is more beneficial...
February 13, 2023: Journal of Pediatric Nursing
Fetch more papers »
Fetching more papers... Fetching...
Remove bar
Read by QxMD icon Read

Save your favorite articles in one place with a free QxMD account.


Search Tips

Use Boolean operators: AND/OR

diabetic AND foot
diabetes OR diabetic

Exclude a word using the 'minus' sign

Virchow -triad

Use Parentheses

water AND (cup OR glass)

Add an asterisk (*) at end of a word to include word stems

Neuro* will search for Neurology, Neuroscientist, Neurological, and so on

Use quotes to search for an exact phrase

"primary prevention of cancer"
(heart or cardiac or cardio*) AND arrest -"American Heart Association"

We want to hear from doctors like you!

Take a second to answer a survey question.