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By Joyce J. Fitzpatrick;Jean Goeppinger

This quantity of ARNR addresses the wide-range of continual health problems that nurses stumble upon of their paintings. The structure is equal to earlier volumes, with every one bankruptcy offering a cautious and systematic evaluation all to be had examine on particular themes. very important matters in power matters are mirrored all through, resembling a chronic and unsure process sickness, loss of effortless answer, rarity of entire remedy, widespread unknown etiology, and a number of threat components. The e-book ends with a milestone bankruptcy through Susan Donaldson which overviews major breakthroughs in nursing examine during the last forty years. quantity 18 introduces a brand new size to the evaluate. so as to greater mirror the expanding specialization of nursing, a nurse professional in a specific forte zone has been chosen to edit every one quantity. Dr. Joyce Fitzpatrick keeps to supervise the evaluate as sequence Editor. nearly all of each one assessment might be dedicated to the focal point region, with one or chapters addressing vital examine matters which are of curiosity to all researchers.

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1998) made a general assessment of care for children with epilepsy. The first parts of their study was an audit of correspondence, prescription of medication, and laboratory use. They also mailed a 13-item questionnaire measuring parental satisfaction with epilepsy care, with specific questions about courtesy, communication, and the process of the clinic visit. Results indicated that parents were satisfied with the clinic visits and courtesy of staff, but only half were mostly or very satisfied with the explanation of epilepsy, information given, or questions answered.

In this prospective study young adults (19 to 25 years) who had had either childhood epilepsy (n = 81) or motor disability since childhood (n = 52) were compared to age-matched population controls. Mental health disorders were found in 37% of those with motor disabilities, in 18% of those with epilepsy, and in 22% of controls. Most of these differences were accounted for by different rates of depressive syndromes; however, few other differences in mental health problems were found across the three samples.

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