Current Content
Volume 33, Number 4
July/August 2007


Continuing Nursing Education
Nurses’ Knowledge and Attitudes Regarding Children’s Pain

Pediatric Nurses’ Knowledge and Attitudes Survey
Regarding Pain: A Competency Tool Modification

Mary T. Rieman, Mary Gordon, and Janet M. Marvin

Pain Management Competency Evidenced by a Survey
Of Pediatric Nurses’ Knowledge and Attitudes

Mary T. Rieman and Mary Gordon

Continuing Nursing Education Series Posttest

Continuing Nursing Education

Accurately Diagnosing Commonly Misdiagnosed
Circular Rashes

Debbie Popovich and Allison McAlhany

Prevalence of Behavioral and Physiological Risk Factors
Of Hypertension in African American Adolescents

Maureen McCormick Covelli

Searching for the “The Dying Point:” Providers’ Experiences
With Palliative Care in Pediatric Acute Care

Sharron L. Docherty, Margaret S. Miles, and Debra Brandon


Pediatric Management Problems
Pain in the Neck
Melinda B. Cooling

Primary Care Approaches
Addressing the Health Needs of Adolescents Transitioning
Out of Foster Care
Patricia Lopez and Patricia Jackson Allen

Family Matters
The Many Roles of Families in Family-Centered Care: Part V
Deborah Dokken, Julie Moretz, and Joe Black

Evidence-Based Practice
Effective Coping/Mental Health Interventions for Critically Ill
Adolescents: An Evidence Review
Melanie Brewer and Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk

Practice Applications of Research
Comparing Hand Washing to Hand Sanitizers in Reducing
Elementary School Students’ Absenteeism
Judith A. Vessey, Jessie J. Sherwood, Dorothy Warner,
and Diane Clark

Also in this Issue

From the Editor

Items of Interest

News from American Pediatric Surgical Nurses Association