Issue Archive
Volume 32, Number 5
September/October 2006


Continuing Education
Understanding Pediatric Assessment Instruments

Nurses' Utilization of Parent Questionnaires for Developmental Screening
Jennie Wagner, Beth Jenkins, and Jean C. Smith

Accuracy of Pacifier Thermometers in Young Children
Carrie A. Braun

An Instrument for Observational Assessment of Nausea in Young Children
Vicki E. Clarkson Keller and Juanita F. Keck

Interrater Reliability of the COMFORT Scale
Lora A. Bear and Peggy Ward-Smith

Current Trends in the Development of Sedation Analgesia Scales for the Pediatric Critical Care Patient
Ivy Razmus and David Wilson

Pediatric Skin Care: Guidelines for Assessment, Prevention, and Treatment
Colleen T. Butler

Continuing Education Series Posttest


Family Matters
The Newborn Behavioral Observations System as a Nursing Intervention to Enhance Engagement in First-Time Mothers: Feasibility and Desirability
Leslie Wesley Sanders and Ellen B. Buckner

Primary Care Approaches
Biopsychosocial Consequences of Sweetened Drink Consumption in Children 0-6 Years of Age
Sarah Saalfield and Patricia Jackson-Allen

Evidence-Based Practice
Two Decades of Evidence to Support Implementation of the COPE Program
Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk, Nancy Feinstein, and Eileen Fairbanks

Pediatric Ethics, Issues, & Commentary
How Hopeful Is Too Hopeful? Responding to Unreasonably Optimistic Patients
Ralph Baergen

Historical Perspectives in Pediatrics
Building Healthy Children in the Cold War Era
Janet Golden

Updates & Kidbits
Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome in Children
Kathleen Peeke, Marjorie Hershberger, and Jennifer Marriner

Practice Applications of Research
Teen Intervention Project Cherokee (TIP-C)
John Lowe

Also in this Issue

From the Editor

Pediatric Nursing Conference Call for Papers

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