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Annual Review of Nursing Research, Volume 21, 2003

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Annual Review of Nursing Research, Volume 21, 2003

SKU# 9780826141330

Research on Child Health and Pediatric Issues


  • Joyce J. Fitzpatrick PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN
  • Margaret Miles PhD, RN, FAAN
  • Diane Holditch-Davis PhD, RN, FAAN

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This 21st volume of the Annual Review synthesizes nursing research to date on child health and illness, including family issues. Ages range from pre-term babies to adolescents, with a focus on chronic illness. A special final chapter reviews the highlights of the past 10 volumes of the Annual Review of Nursing Research, to mark the 20th anniversary of the Review.

Product Details 

  • Publication Date May 28, 2003
  • Page Count 392
  • Product Form Hardback
  • ISBN 13 9780826141330
  • EISBN 9780826141286

About The Author(s) 

Joyce J. Fitzpatrick, PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN, FNAP, is Elizabeth Brooks Ford Professor of Nursing, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) in Cleveland, Ohio, where she was dean from 1982 through 1997. She is also adjunct professor, Department of Geriatrics, Ichan School of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, New York. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Georgetown University), an MS in psychiatric & mental health nursing (The Ohio State University), a PhD in nursing (New York University), and an MBA (CWRU). In 1990, Dr. Fitzpatrick received an honorary doctorate, Doctor of Humane Letters, from Georgetown University. In 2011, she received an honorary doctorate, Doctor of Humane Letters, from Frontier University of Nursing in Hyden, Kentucky. She was elected a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing (AAN) (1981) and a Fellow in the National Academies of Practice (1996).

She received the American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award 20 times; the Midwest Nursing Research Society Distinguished Contribution to Nursing Research Award; The Ohio State University Distinguished Alumna Award; Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) Elizabeth McWilliams Miller Founders Award for Excellence in Nursing Research; and New York University Division of Nursing Distinguished Alumna Award. In 1994 & 1995 she was the AAN/American Nurses Foundation (ANF)/ Institute of Medicine Distinguished Scholar, and in 1995 she was a Primary Care Fellow through the Bureau of Health Professions. Dr. Fitzpatrick received the ANF Distinguished Contribution to Nursing Science Award for sustained commitment and contributions to development of the discipline (2002). Recent awards include STTI Lucie Kelly Mentor Award (2003); STTI Founders Award for Leadership (2005); Fulbright Scholar at University College Cork, Cork, Ireland (2007-2008); Midwest Nursing Research Society Lifetime Achievement Award (2010); INANE Editors Award (2013); and STTI Research Hall of Fame Induction (2014). In 2016 she was named a Living Legend of the AAN.

Dr. Fitzpatrick is widely published in nursing and health care literature with over 300 publications, including more than 80 authored/edited books. She served as co-editor of the Annual Review of Nursing Research series, vols. 1-26, and she currently edits the journals Applied Nursing Research, Archives of Psychiatric Nursing and Nursing Education Perspectives, the official journal of the National League for Nursing. She edited three editions of the classic Encyclopedia of Nursing Research.

Table of Contents 

  1. Enhancing Nursing Research with Children and Families Using a Developmental Science Perspective, M.S. Miles and D. Holditch-Davis
  2. Preterm Infants :Care of Preterm Infants: Programs of Research and Their Relationship to Developmental Science, D. Holditch-Davis and B. Black
  3. Developmental Transition from Gavage to Oral Feeding in the Preterm Infant, S.M. Thoyre
  4. Children with Health Problems:Physical Symptoms in Children and Adolescents, H. Rhee
  5. Symptom Experiences of Children and Adolescents with Cancer, S. Docherty
  6. Growing Up with Chronic Illness: Psychosocial Adjustment of Children and Adolescents with Cystic Fibrosis, B. Christian
  7. Children’s Psychological Responses to Hospitalization, J.A. Vessey
  8. Children Living with Chronic Illness: An Examination of Their Stressors, Coping Responses, and Health Outcomes, J.L. Stewart
  9. Parents and Families:Parents of Children with Chronic Health Problems: Programs of Nursing Research and Their Relationship to Developmental Science, M.S. Miles
  10. The Sibling Experience of Living with Childhood Chronic Illness and Disability, M. Van Riper
  11. Maternal Mental Health and Parenting in Poverty, L. Beeber and M.S. Miles
  12. A Review of the Second Decade of the Annual Review of Nursing Research Series, J.J. Fitzpatrick and J.S. Stevenson