Research and commentary

NBS

Waiting on a newborn’s result from a heel prick test is an anxious time for parents

Healthcare professionals’ and parents’ experiences of the confirmatory testing period

What parents need to know about cystic fibrosis adult services

Parents managing a child’s cystic fibrosis need help when they switch to adult services

Asthma

Exploring new methods of adherence assessment for asthma care

Study looks at using an electronic monitoring device to measure adherence to treatment in...

Exercise

Recognising the barriers to physical activity for children with disabilities

Research highlights the barriers to exercise for young people with disabilities

R&C

Socio-economic inequalities in childhood and adolescence

History shows that children from under privileged backgrounds used to be underweight but can...

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-...

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