Pediatric Nursing

Pediatric Nursing

Highlights from the Current Issue
(March/April 2017)
  • Deformational Plagiocephaly: A Review
  • Quality Improvement Initiative on Pain Knowledge, Assessment, and Documentation Skills of Pediatric Nurses
  • Interprofessional Huddle: One Children’s Hospital’s Approach to Improving Patient Flow
  • Transitioning Patients from the Intensive Care Unit to the General Pediatric Unit: A Piece of the Puzzle in Family-Centered Care
  • Factors Associated with Parental Compliance with Supine Infant Sleep: An Integrative Review
  • Nurse Perceptions of Pain in Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury: A Pilot Study

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2016 Donna Wong Literary Award Announced

On Saturday, June 4, 2016, Pediatric Nursing Editor Judy A. Rollins, PhD, RN, announced Pediatric Nursing's 2016 Donna Wong Literary Award, during the 32nd Annual Pediatric Nursing Conference in Philadelphia. Adriane A. Jolly MSN, RN, CPN, AE-C, PCNS-BC, was the recipient of the award for her article, "Handle with Care: Top Ten Tips a Nurse Should Know Before Caring for a Hospitalized Child with Autism Spectrum Disorder." The article was published in the January/February 2015 (volume 41, number 1) issue of the journal. Ms. Jolly is an Asthma Educator for the Children's National Health System in Washington, D.C. Congratulations to Ms. Jolly for her outstanding contribution to Pediatric Nursing!


Articles of Interest

Sharing a Room: Updated Recommendations for a Safe Infant Sleeping Environment
Judy A. Rollins, PhD, RN

Balancing Life after Concussion: An Update
Emily Thomas

Innovative Programs Highlighting Patient and Family Engagement
Elizabeth Ahmann

Empowered by Nurses
Cara L. Coleman

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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