Annual Review of Nursing Research, Volume 16, 1998

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Annual Review of Nursing Research, Volume 16, 1998

SKU# 9780826182357

Health Issues in Pediatric Nursing


  • Joyce J. Fitzpatrick PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN

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Now in its second decade of publication, this landmark series draws together and critically reviews all the existing research in specific areas of nursing practice, nursing care delivery, nursing education, and the professional aspects of nursing.

Volume 16 focuses on health promotion across the lifespan, and includes chapters by Nola Pender, Barbara Given, and Susan Heidrich.

Product Details 

  • Publication Date May 15, 1998
  • Page Count 376
  • Product Form Hardback
  • ISBN 13 9780826182357
  • EISBN 9780826182296

About The Author(s) 


, is the Elizabeth Brooks Ford Professor of Nursing, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, where she was dean from 1982 through 1997. She has received numerous honors and awards including the

American Journal of Nursing

Book of the Year Award 20 times. Dr. Fitzpatrick is widely published in nursing and health care literature, and serves as editor of three nursing journals. Her most recent Springer books are

Theory in Nursing: Application to Research and Practice

, coedited with Geraldine McCarthy,

Encyclopedia of Nursing Education

, coedited with Mary Jane Smith and Roger Carpenter, and

Concept Analysis

, coedited with Geraldine McCarthy. She also coedited, with Kathleen R. Tusaie, the Springer Publishing book,

Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nursing: Integrating Psychotherapy, Psychopharmacology, and Complementary and Alternative Approaches


Table of Contents 

    Health Promotion Across the Lifespan
  1. Childhood Nutrition (Christine Kennedy)
  2. Health Care for the School Age Child (Kathleen Long and David Williams)
  3. Prevention of Mental Health Problems in Adolescence (Susan Kools)
  4. Health Promotion in Old Age (Susan Heidrich)
  5. Sexual Risk Taking and Development in Adolescence (Rosemary Jadack and Mary Keller)
  6. Motivations for Health Behaviors (Nola Pender)
  7. Promoting Health for Family Caregivers (Barbara Given and Charles Given)
  8. Childhood Diabetes: Behavioral Research (Patricia Brandt)

  9. Research on Care Delivery
  10. Programs for Adolescent Mothers (Paulette Hoyer)

  11. Other Research
  12. Uncertainty in Chronic Illness (Part II) (Merle Mishel)
  13. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Strategies to Improve Functional Status (Janet Larson and Nancy Kline Leidy)
  14. Schizophrenia: A Selective Review of the Current Literature (Jeanne Fox and Catherine Kane)