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Pediatrics

  • Updated:   6/21/2022
  • Contains:  5 items
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Weight stigma in children and adolescents: Recommendations for practice and policy

Roberts, Karyn J.; Polfuss, Michele L.

Nursing. 52(6):17-24, June 2022.

This article provides an overview of weight stigma and the implications for nursing practice and policy.

Comfort measures for peripheral I.V. catheter placement in children

Schott, Christina; Brown, Victoria; Vittone, Sarah

Nursing. 51(11):60-63, November 2021.

I.V. catheter placement is one of the most common causes of procedural pain in children. This article identifies and encourages best practice for pain mitigation in peripheral I.V. catheter placement in children.

Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children: A complication of COVID-19

Greenway, Andrew; Macklay, Holly; Xuereb, Kevin; More

Nursing. 51(10):32-38, October 2021.

Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in children (MIS-C) is a previously unrecognized and potentially catastrophic illness that appears in children who have been exposed to or diagnosed with COVID-19. Here, the authors discuss the background, diagnosis, signs and symptoms, and treatment of this condition.

Mental health problems among youth experiencing sex trafficking

Fazio, Nicole; Lynch, Jenna; Devlin, Maura; More

Nursing. 51(3):24-29, March 2021.

Of an estimated 4.8 million victims of sex trafficking (ST) globally, 21% are children or adolescents. This article discusses how healthcare professionals can identify young victims of ST and address the mental health issues they are likely to experience.