Evidence and Practice

Clinical

Matilda the Musical: the potential value of the arts in children’s nursing education

Matilda the Musical: the potential value of the arts in children’s nursing education

Musical theatre is a valid way of teaching a difficult topic, such as safeguarding children

Clinical holding: ethical guidance for children’s nurses working in the UK

Clinical holding: ethical guidance for children’s nurses working in the UK

An ethical framework is proposed comprising four levels of value-based interventions

Open access
Children’s and parents’ views about using mobile phones to support outdoor play

Children’s and parents’ views about using mobile phones to support outdoor play

Background The mobile phone is significant in the lives of UK middle-school children aged 7-...

An online international learning project in an undergraduate children’s nursing programme

An online international learning project in an undergraduate children’s nursing...

Internationalisation of the curriculum (IoC) is a focus for higher education institutions....

Retained primitive reflexes in children, clinical implications and targeted home-based interventions

Retained primitive reflexes in children, clinical implications and targeted home-based...

This article discusses problems such as learning difficulties and behavioural problems that...

Improving asthma care for children and young people through reflection

Improving asthma care for children and young people through reflection

Asthma is a common condition, but there is evidence that it is not always managed well in...

CPD articles

Care and management of children with a totally implanted central venous access device: portacath

Care and management of children with a totally implanted central venous access device:...

Research and advances in technology have enabled children and young people with life-...

The Me first communication model

The Me first communication model

This article explores communication and decision-making with children and young people in...

Migraine

Diagnosing and managing migraine in children and young people

This article gives an overview of migraine in children. It outlines the epidemiology of the...

Complementary feeding

An update on complementary feeding

Complementary feeding is an important developmental milestone in children and occurs at a...

Assessment and treatment of nocturnal enuresis in children and young people

Assessment and treatment of nocturnal enuresis in children and young people

Nocturnal enuresis – or bed-wetting – is one of the most common chronic conditions of...

Suctioning

Principles of suctioning in infants, children and young people

Suctioning to clear airway secretions is an important part of the nursing care for children...

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

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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