Research and commentary

Exercise

Recognising the barriers to physical activity for children with disabilities

Research highlights the barriers to exercise for young people with disabilities

Holding children for clinical procedures: a collaborative approach

Study recommends using a clinical pause to engage a child during difficult clinical...

Obesity

Using research to inform obesity reduction strategies

Working with families for the benefit of each child is central to tackling obesity

Can acupuncture help to reduce anxiety in children and young people?

Considering the implications of studies into neonatal, child and adolescent health

Asthma

Why it is important to engage children and young people in managing their asthma

Implications of studies into neonatal, child and adolescent health

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...

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-...

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

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...

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