Pediatric Journal of Nursing

Retro-Clival Hematoma In The Pediatric Emergency Department

Retro-Clival Hematoma In The Pediatric Emergency Department

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An unusual presentation of Retro-clival hematoma in the pediatric population

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Managing behavior in children with ASD

Managing behavior in children with ASD

Tags: ASD autism behavior behavioral child children medication mental health pediatric Psychiatry

Unfortunately, many of these children end up in the emergency department for these behaviors due to the lack of community mental health services. These crises visits often times result in unnecessary medications being prescribed for these problematic behaviors.

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A Study To Exploring Nursing Students’ Lived Experiences In Pediatric Clinical Practice In A Selected College, Chennai

A Study To Exploring Nursing Students’ Lived Experiences In Pediatric Clinical Practice In A Selected College, Chennai

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The results of this research can serve as a reference for nursing teachers to design appropriate courses for pediatric nursing curriculum.

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Understanding behaviors in Autism Spectrum Disorder

Understanding behaviors in Autism Spectrum Disorder

Tags: autism autism spectrum disorder behavior behaviors child children medication mental health pediatric Psychiatry

With the rising incidence of Autism Spectrum Disorders, nurses need to be educated regarding comorbidities that can cause aberrant behaviors. Along with a thorough medical assesment, finding mental health services can be challenging for many families. Many PCP's and other non-mental health professionals take on medication management of behaviors due to the lack of appropriate mental health resources.

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Advocacy for Those without a Voice: Helping Parents with Smoking Cessation

Advocacy for Those without a Voice: Helping Parents with Smoking Cessation

Tags: child children family pediatric pediatrics second-hand smoke smoking smoking cessation

The purpose of this manuscript is to summarize current research in the area of second-hand smoke exposure in children and smoking cessation interventions for their parents.

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Care of the Pediatric Patient

Care of the Pediatric Patient

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Short exemplar about caring for a pediatric patient in Interventional Radiology

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Effects of Music Therapy in Pediatric Mental Health

Effects of Music Therapy in Pediatric Mental Health

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Whether it is the simple melody of a lullaby to the crashing drums of rock and roll, music evokes an emotion in all of its listeners. Music has been around for centuries creating an environment of healing. When working with pediatric mental health patients, pharmacological interventions are often the solution to manage symptoms and negative feelings.

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Withdrawal in the Pediatric Cardiac Population

Withdrawal in the Pediatric Cardiac Population

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Oftentimes patients admitted to the Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit are placed on narcotic and/or benzodiazepine intravenous infusions after surgery, especially if prolonged intubation is expected. It is generally assumed that after a period of 5 days on continuous infusions or administration of around the clock opioid/benzodiazepine administration, the patient should be monitored for signs of withdrawal.

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Maximizing Pain Relief in Pediatric Patients 

Maximizing Pain Relief in Pediatric Patients 

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Pain management is a complex issue that has become increasingly significant in the nursing profession; so much so that the assessment of pain has become known as the fifth vital sign. This issue becomes even more crucial when attempting to manage pain in pediatric patients.

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Where are the Children? Pediatrics in an integrated format 

Where are the Children? Pediatrics in an integrated format 

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Integrating pediatric content is a challenge to nurse educators. Limited information exists regarding the most effective method of teaching pediatrics. Nurse educators disagree on placement of pediatric content. Pediatric concepts are at risk of getting lost or deemed unimportant as other concepts are expanded. This article will examine the experience of educators in a nursing program that integrated pediatric content. The benefits and disadvantage of teaching pediatrics in an integrated format will be discussed.

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