Evidence and Practice

Clinical

Congenital heart disease: factors influencing parents’ knowledge of their child’s condition

Congenital heart disease: factors influencing parents’ knowledge of a child’s condition

A literature review to identify factors influencing parents’ knowledge of their child’s CHD

Implementing music therapy in a Norwegian neonatal intensive care unit

Implementing music therapy in a Norwegian neonatal intensive care unit

Music therapy can reinforce family-centred care and promote parent-infant bonding

Using arts-based digital storytelling in neonatal care to enhance nursing students’ empathy

Using arts-based digital storytelling in neonatal care to enhance students’ empathy

Stories based on parents’ narratives can help nursing students learn about experiences

LGBT parents

Experiences of LGBT parents when accessing healthcare for their children: a literature...

A literature review exploring LGBT parents’ experiences to draw implications for practice

Addressing the psychosocial needs of young people with thalassaemia undergoing bone marrow transplantation

Psychosocial needs of people with thalassaemia undergoing bone marrow transplantation

Role of children’s nurses in addressing psychosocial needs of young people with thalassaemia

Anorexia: a literature review of young people’s experiences of hospital treatment

Anorexia: a literature review of young people’s experiences of hospital treatment

A literature review on the experiences of young people who have received hospital treatment for anorexia

CPD articles

Blood disorders

Function and formation of blood and common blood disorders in children

Brush up on the composition, formation and function of blood, as well as blood disorders

Biological basis of child health 9: development of the liver and clinical features of childhood liver disease

Biological basis of child health 9: development of the liver and clinical features of...

Ninth in our series on the biological basis of child health

Effective management of type 1 diabetes in children and young people

Effective management of type 1 diabetes in children and young people

An overview of type 1 diabetes management, including insulin replacement therapy and diet

Self-harm in young people: risk factors, assessment and treatment interventions

How practitioners can provide empathetic and respectful care to young people who self-harm

Biological basis of child health 8: development of the gastrointestinal system and associated childhood conditions

Biological basis of child health 8: development of the gastrointestinal system and...

Eighth in our series on the biological basis of child health

Focus on asthma 2: air pollution and its effects on children and young people

Focus on asthma 2: air pollution and its effects on children and young people

Causes of air pollution and how they affect the lung health of children

Practice question

How do bone marrow transplants work?

Children undergoing bone marrow transplants need support and follow up

County lines crime: what is a nurse's role in safeguarding children?

Children’s nurses can help prevent young people from being exploited in drug trafficking

When and how should you ventilate a child?

Why there is a move away from mechanical ventilation to non-invasive treatment in children

Picture shows a child lying in a hospital bed with an IV line attached to her arm

Debunking myths: how much air in an IV line is too much?

Is it true that ‘a little air won't cause harm’? Leah Rosengarten looks at the evidence

Image of a child in a hospital bed with an oxygen mask

Debunking myths: can you over-oxygenate a child?

There are often inconsistencies about what the levels of oxygen for children should be

A to Z of syndromes

Mother and baby

A-Z syndromes: Congenital Zika syndrome

First identified in 2015, there is no vaccine for this virus, which can have devastating effects on the unborn child

Webbed_fingers

A-Z syndromes: Yunis-Varon syndrome

An insight into this rare genetic disorder in which both parents are recessive gene carriers

A-Z of syndromes: X-linked ichthyosis

An insight into this genetic disorder occurring in 1 in 6,000 infant males

Stef Sanjati

A-Z of syndromes: Waardenburg syndrome

Waardenburg syndrome is a genetic disorder that gives people a distinctive appearance

A-Z of syndromes: Usher syndrome

Understanding Usher syndrome which is found in approximately 10,000 people in the UK

Tay-sachs disease

A-Z Syndromes: Tay-Sachs disease

An insight into this genetic disorder which carries a poor prognosis and is often fatal

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