Judith K Hovey

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Children with chronic conditions survive for longer periods of time than ever before, thus needing optimal growth and development for themselves, their family members, and the family as a unit. A literature review suggests that these fathers have parenting needs that may differ from fathers of well children. This study identifies and compares these needs.(More)
The concerns and coping strategies of fathers with chronically ill children and those they perceived as their wives' were identified. In this descriptive study of fathers of chronically ill children seen in three specialty clinics of a pediatric hospital, 48 completed the Hymovich Family Perception Inventory (FPI). Eighty-five percent or more identified(More)
Children with chronic conditions now survive longer than has been true historically, creating a need to promote optimal growth and development for themselves, their family members and the family as a whole. This article reporting a midwestern United States study compares the concerns and coping strategies of fathers of chronically-ill children with(More)
have been observed in [Mn(o-C6H4(PMe2)2)2C12]~+ ( n = 1, 3." The lengthening of the Fe-P bonds as the metal oxidation state increases is probably due to the decreasing Fe-P orbital overlap as the metal orbitals contract. Correspondingly, the shortening of the Fe-CI bonds 1 < 2 < 3 reflects a stronger interaction with the u and s donor orbitals of the(More)
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