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Preface The Annual Review ($Nursing Research (ARNR) series is now in its sixteenth volume. As the series has progressed, so has nursing research. Thus, we are now in a position to more specifically target each volume, particularly in relation to the clinical nursing research section. With each volume we have witnessed the narrowing of research topics, just as the field of nursing research has become more precise. Volume 16 includes eight chapters in the area of nursing practice and three chapters in the area of nursing care delivery. The theme of the volume is health promotion and disease prevention, particularly among the vulnerable populations of chiIdredadolescents and the elderly. In keeping with this focus, the majority of chapters are targeted toward nursing research related to health promotion. In chapter I. Christine Kennedy explores the research on childhood nutrition. Next, Kathleen Long and David Williams review the research on health care for the school-aged child, and Patricia Brandt discusses behavioral research on childhood diabetes. In chapter 4, Susan Kmls describes research focused on prevention of mental health problems in adolescence. Then, in chapter 5. Rosemary Jadack and Mary Keller discuss sexual risk taking and development in adolescence. In chapter 6, Nola http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Annual Review of Nursing Research Springer Publishing

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Springer Publishing
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© 2021 Springer Publishing Company
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0739-6686
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1944-4028
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10.1891/0739-6686.16.1.7
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Abstract

The Annual Review ($Nursing Research (ARNR) series is now in its sixteenth volume. As the series has progressed, so has nursing research. Thus, we are now in a position to more specifically target each volume, particularly in relation to the clinical nursing research section. With each volume we have witnessed the narrowing of research topics, just as the field of nursing research has become more precise. Volume 16 includes eight chapters in the area of nursing practice and three chapters in the area of nursing care delivery. The theme of the volume is health promotion and disease prevention, particularly among the vulnerable populations of chiIdredadolescents and the elderly. In keeping with this focus, the majority of chapters are targeted toward nursing research related to health promotion. In chapter I. Christine Kennedy explores the research on childhood nutrition. Next, Kathleen Long and David Williams review the research on health care for the school-aged child, and Patricia Brandt discusses behavioral research on childhood diabetes. In chapter 4, Susan Kmls describes research focused on prevention of mental health problems in adolescence. Then, in chapter 5. Rosemary Jadack and Mary Keller discuss sexual risk taking and development in adolescence. In chapter 6, Nola

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Annual Review of Nursing ResearchSpringer Publishing

Published: Jan 1, 1998

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