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Smartphone apps to help children and adolescents with cancer and their families: a scoping review

Introduction: Considering the importance of empowering patients and their families by providing appropriate information and education, it seems smartphone apps provide a good opportunity for this group. The purpose of this review was to identify studies which used smartphone apps to help children and adolescents with cancer and their families.

Tue, 01/17/2023 - 15:11

103. Implementation of a health literacy- informed educational intervention for children and caregivers during hospitalization with asthma...Association of pediatric program directors, virtual fall annual meeting, 2020, 14-16 october, 2020

Asthma is the most prevalent chronic disease of children. Poor health literacy and ineffective teaching can result in poorer outcomes, increased Emergency Department visits, readmissions, and increased costs to the system. Our primary aims for this project are: 1) Increase the percent of families who receive multimodal asthma education (verbal, video, and handout) during hospitalization for asthma. 2) Decrease rates of inpatient hospital readmissions for asthmatics aged 2-18.

Tue, 01/17/2023 - 10:20

Depression and associated factors among parents of children diagnosed with cancer at Tikur Anbessa Specialized Hospital, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Background: The global cancer burden is estimated to have risen to 18.1 million new cases and 9.6 million deaths in 2018. The period of child's diagnosis negatively influences parents socially and psychologically leading to depression.

Objectives: The aim of the study was to assess the prevalence of depression, its associated factors and parent's experience towards care of their cancer diagnosed child.

Tue, 01/17/2023 - 10:18

Impact of Self-Efficacy on The Quality of Life of Children With Asthma and Their Caregivers

Introduction: Health-related quality of life is an important outcome measurement in the monitoring of asthma control. Self-efficacy is a determinant of self-management behaviors that can contribute to the improvement of asthma control and quality of life. Our objective was to analyze the relationship between self-efficacy and quality of life in children with asthma and their caregivers.

Tue, 01/17/2023 - 10:15

Sleep Disturbance in Caregivers of Children With Respiratory and Atopic Disease

Objective: To examine sleep patterns and sleep disturbances in caregivers of children with chronic illness.

Methods: Caregivers of children with atopic dermatitis (AD, n = 35), asthma (AS, n = 27), atopic dermatitis and asthma (AD + AS, n = 57), ventilator assistance (VENT, n = 61), or typically developing (HEALTHY, n = 63) completed the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index, the Insomnia Severity Index, and three items examining reasons for parent sleep disruption.

Tue, 01/17/2023 - 10:13

Family caregivers' reported nonadherence to the controller medication of asthma in children in Casablanca (Morocco): Extent and associated factors

Objective: Recent statistics show a relatively high prevalence of asthma among Moroccan children and a weak control over their symptoms. To our knowledge, no research has been carried out to document adherence to the controller treatment in this population. This study aims 1) to assess the extent of children's nonadherence to the controller treatment of asthma in an urban region of Morocco as reported by a family caregiver, and 2) to identify the associated factors.

Tue, 01/17/2023 - 10:11

Feeding a child with cerebral palsy: parents' difficulties

Background: The nutritional status of children with cerebral palsy (CP) is an issue where nurses have a major responsibility towards children and their parents.

Objectives: To assess the weight, height and body mass index of children with CP; To identify the caregivers’ perception of the nutritional status of their child with CP; To identify the caregivers’ difficulties in feeding their child; To identify the association between family functionality and the child’s weight.

Tue, 01/17/2023 - 10:08

Evaluation of the measurement properties of the Brazilian version of two quality-of-life questionnaires in food allergy - for children and their parents

Objective: To evaluate the psychometric properties of the Brazilian version of health-related quality-of-life questionnaires of children with food allergy and their parents.

Tue, 01/17/2023 - 10:05

Social Networking Family of Caregivers during Hospitalization of Children

Objective: To identify and analyze the significant networks of family, social and hospital support described by the family caregivers of hospitalized children 5-12 years during the hospital stay.

Method: Descriptive study, exploratory and qualitative study conducted with 20 caregivers of children hospitalized in a hospital in a city in southern Brazil, through semi-structured interviews and significant social networks maps, tailored to the hospital setting.

Tue, 01/17/2023 - 10:02

Parental feeding concerns of infants and young children with oesophageal atresia

Aim: Feeding problems have been described in young children with oesophageal atresia (OA). The primary aim of this study was to determine the specific concerns of parents and carers of infants and young children with OA regarding introducing solids and moving up to family foods.

Tue, 01/17/2023 - 10:00

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