Research and commentary

More psychosocial support needed for parents caring for a child with cystic fibrosis

Paper examines caregiver burden and quality of life of parents of young children with cystic...

Advantages of paper versus electronic versions of paediatric early warning scoring...

Recommended to assist nurses in detecting deterioration in children PEWS systems have been...

The ward as emotional ecology: adolescent experiences of managing mental health and...

A study of 20 young people who had experienced psychiatric units in the UK formed the basis...

Researchers explore factors influencing mental and emotional health in at-risk young...

At-risk young people in a US middle school took part in an innovative qualitative research...

Adolescents' perceptions of healthcare education...

Study also explored participation in decision making by children with chronic conditions

Using a DVD as day surgery preparation for children and families

Study aims to explore and evaluate the impact of an informative pre-operative DVD following...

Evaluate the evidence comparing the effectiveness of paracetamol and ibuprofen

Study evaluates the effectiveness of paracetamol versus ibuprofen administration in febrile...

Bronchiolitis

Nursing assessment of an infant with bronchiolitis

The type of information nurses need to undertake assessments of an infants with...

Determining the effects of kangaroo mother care to reduce mortality in low birthweight...

The Cochrane Review has carried out a systematic review on whether Kangaroo care – skin-to-...

Dog_therapy

Assisted therapy dogs in cancer services for children

Moreira RL, Gubert FA, Sabino LMM et al (2016) Assisted therapy with dogs in pediatric...

Improving the nursing care of children and young people who self-harm

Study looks to improve the care of children and young people who self-harm

Mother and child

Palliative care and the spiritual needs of children and their families

A study of nurses in palliative care settings focuses on the spiritual needs of families...

Tackling sepsis using an identification pathway

Bradshaw C, Goodman I, Rosenberg R et al (2016) Implementation of an inpatient pediatric...

The benefits of newborn screening to identify cystic fibrosis early on

Since its roll-out in the UK in 2007, newborn screening programmes to identify cystic

Parents’ and nurses’ experiences of caring for infants with severe bronchiolitis

The experience of parents and nurses of hospitalised infants requiring oxygen therapy for...

Deteriorating infant health after heart surgery

The number of infants requiring surgery for complex congenital heart disease (CHD) such as

Parental response to sickle cell and cystic fibrosis results

Gaining informed consent does not always guarantee that parents are fully aware of the

Improving transition for young people with cerebral palsy

Transition from child to adult healthcare services remains problematic and variable between...

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