Evidence and Practice

Clinical

Bereavement and children’s mental health: recognising the effects of early parental loss

Bereavement and children’s mental health: recognising the effects of early parental loss

Effects of early parental death on mental health and implications for healthcare practice

Children and young people’s experiences of having a sibling with complex health needs: a literature review

Children and young people’s experiences of having a sibling with complex health needs

A literature review of the experiences of the siblings of children with complex health needs

Neonatal abdominal X-rays: indications, procedure and interpretation

Neonatal abdominal X-rays: indications, procedure and interpretation

How to investigate suspected abdominal conditions in neonates

Continuing professional development: evaluating a masterclass for band 5 children’s nurses

CPD: evaluating a masterclass for band 5 children’s nurses

Factors to consider when developing CPD opportunities for band 5 children’s nurses

Can a clinical skills facilitator improve staff retention in a children’s hospital?

A supportive clinical environment is important to enhance practice

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

CPD articles

Biological basis of child health 12: the endocrine system and common childhood endocrinopathies

The endocrine system and common childhood endocrinopathies

The 12th in our biological basis of child health series focuses on the endocrine system

Focus on asthma 3: the psychosocial effects of asthma on the child and the family

The nurse is often a teacher or facilitator of what the family achieves

Biological basis of child health 11: anatomy, physiology and development of the senses

Biological basis of child health 11: anatomy, physiology and development of the senses

This article, the 11th in the Biological basis of child health series, focuses on the senses

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

Practice question

How should nurses discuss substance use with children and young people?

Good communication is essential to elicit accurate information and optimise care

What is the nurse’s role in supporting young people’s sexual health?

Young people should have access to education, assessment and treatment for sexual health

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

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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