Evidence and Practice

Clinical

Prosopagnosia (face blindness) and child health during the COVID-19 pandemic

Prosopagnosia (face blindness) and child health during the COVID-19 pandemic

A consideration of the potential effects of mask-wearing due to COVID-19 on child health

Factors associated with health-related quality of life in children with sickle cell disease

Factors associated with quality of life in children with sickle cell disease

Recognise the factors that can affect health-related quality of life

Updated European guidelines for coeliac disease in children

Updated European guidelines for coeliac disease in children

An update for clinicians on how to diagnose and manage coeliac disease in children

Why eating disorders in children and young people are increasing: implications for practice

Why eating disorders in children and young people are increasing

Early intervention is vital in supporting a child or young person with an eating disorder

Open access
Nasogastric tube feeding under restraint: practical guidance for children’s nurses

Nasogastric tube feeding under restraint: practical guidance for children’s nurses

Advice on how to minimise the distress caused by nasogastric tube feeding under restraint

Prevention of dental caries in children and young people

Prevention of dental caries in children and young people

Read about evidence-based guidance on dental hygiene and prevention of dental caries

CPD articles

Child abuse linked to faith or belief: working towards recognition in practice

Child abuse linked to faith or belief: working towards recognition in practice

Nurses need to be aware of the alerting signs of child abuse linked to faith or belief

Prevention of malnutrition and faltering growth in children and young people

Prevention of malnutrition and faltering growth in children and young people

Regular surveillance of child growth can prevent or identify malnutrition

Effective transition of young people with long-term conditions into adult services

Effective transition of young people with long-term conditions into adult services

Until recently little has been done to address the perceived barriers and challenges

Using cultural safety to enhance nursing care for children and young people

Using cultural safety to enhance nursing care for children and young people

Cultural safety can be an effective way to work with people from diverse communities

Biological basis of child health 15: understanding the renal system and common renal conditions in children

Biological basis of child health 15: the renal system and common renal conditions

The 15th in our series focuses on the renal system and common renal conditions in children

Tourette’s syndrome: challenging misconceptions and improving understanding

Tourette’s syndrome: challenging misconceptions and improving understanding

Tourette’s syndrome affects about 1% of the school-age population

Practice question

How can continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) support a child’s breathing?

Why CPAP is used, complications, and how it differs from non-invasive ventilation (NIV)

ECMO

What is ECMO and how can it save the sickest of children?

ECMO can support children with primary respiratory and cardiac failure

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

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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