Special Issue on Perspectives of Pediatric Nursing

Submission Deadline: Feb. 25, 2020

This special issue currently is open for paper submission and guest editor application.

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  • Special Issue Editor
    • Dr. Nahed Saied El-Nagger
      Department of Pediatric Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt
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    • Prof. Dr. Safy Salah Eldin Al-Rafy
      Department of Pediatric Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt
    • Prof. Dr. Sabah Saad Alshrkawi
      Department of Pediatric Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt
    • Prof .Dr. Wafaa El-sayed Auoda
      Department of Pediatric Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt
  • Introduction

    Perspectives of Pediatric Nursing is the Information about health gained by morbidity and mortality over specific period. Morbidity and mortality data provide information about the causes of death and illness, high-risk age groups for certain disorders or hazards, advances in treatment and prevention as well as specific areas of health counseling. The world health Organization (WHO) has defined health as “a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease”. The five causes of death in children are accidents or injuries, congenital anomalies, cancer, homicide and heart diseases. Whereas, injuries is the leading cause of death in children older than one year of age. It is responsible for more childhood deaths and disabilities. Factors that increase child morbidity are barriers to health care, homeless and chronic health problems. Children living /exposed to at-risk environments “adopted children and day care centers may be likely to have medical problems as infections” in addition to behavioral, social, family and educational problems are a new morbidity or pediatric social illness. These problems are due to poverty, violence and school failure. Nursing is the prevention of illness, the alleviation of suffering, and the protection, promotion, and restoration of health in the care of individuals, families, groups, communities, and populations. The philosophy of family centered care recognizes the family as the one constant in a child’s life through, respect, collaboration and support. Enable families by creating opportunities for all family members to display their current abilities and competencies and to acquire new ones that are necessary to meet the needs of the child and family. Empowerment is one component of family centered care that describes the interaction of professional with families in such a way that families maintain or acquire a sense of control over their lives and make positive changes to foster their strengths, abilities and actions. The role of the pediatric nurse are therapeutic relationship, family advocacy / caring, disease prevention / health promotion, health teaching, support/counseling, restorative role, coordination/collaboration, ethical decision making, research and health care planning.
    Aims and Scope:
    1. Perspectives of pediatric nursing
    2. Concept of health according to WHO
    3. Pediatric nursing Philosophy of care
    4. Causes of death in children
    5. Factors increase children morbidity
    6. Family centered care
    7. Basic concepts in family centered care
    8. Role of the pediatric nurse

  • Guidelines for Submission

    Manuscripts can be submitted until the expiry of the deadline. Submissions must be previously unpublished and may not be under consideration elsewhere.

    Papers should be formatted according to the guidelines for authors (see: http://www.nursingscience.net/submission). By submitting your manuscripts to the special issue, you are acknowledging that you accept the rules established for publication of manuscripts, including agreement to pay the Article Processing Charges for the manuscripts. Manuscripts should be submitted electronically through the online manuscript submission system at http://www.sciencepublishinggroup.com/login. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal and will be listed together on the special issue website.

  • Published Papers

    The special issue currently is open for paper submission. Potential authors are humbly requested to submit an electronic copy of their complete manuscript by clicking here.

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