Evidence and Practice

Clinical

Child

An exploratory study investigating perceptions, opinions and experiences of...

Aim To explore perceptions, opinions and experiences of safeguarding education within pre-...

nursing students

A multisite evaluation of readiness to transition to newly qualified nurse in a cohort...

Background The post-qualifying and preceptorship period in nursing has been well-researched...

Gaming

Parent-child relationships and self‑control in male university students’ desire to play...

Aim To determine the relationship between the parent-child relationship, self-control and...

Suicide

An enquiry into young men at risk of suicide in the UK

Men are at a higher risk of suicide; 70% of people who die by suicide are men. By exploring...

Development of a paediatric short-stay observation and assessment unit

In recent years children’s emergency admissions have risen by 18%. In 2011 a team at a city...

A nursing student’s reflective account of decision-making in a school nursing setting

Reflection is integral to professional revalidation and enhancing nursing practice; it is an...

CPD articles

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...

Understanding fluid homoeostasis in infants and children

Understanding fluid homoeostasis in infants and children: part 2

Part two of this article focuses on the care and management of infants and children who are...

Fluid balance

Understanding fluid homeostasis in infants and children: part 1

Fluid requirements differ between infants and children. It is important for children’s...

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Testing for primary ciliary dyskinesia

Diagnosis and management of children with primary ciliary dyskinesia

Primary ciliary dyskinesia (PCD) is a rare, genetic disorder of the motile cilia...

Revalidation

Supporting children’s nurses through Nursing and Midwifery Council revalidation

In April 2016 the Nursing and Midwifery Council introduced revalidation for all nurses and...

Recognition and management of sepsis

Recognition and management of sepsis in early infancy

Serious bacterial and viral infections occurring in early infancy are important factors...

A to Z of syndromes

A baby's face with port wine birthmarks on it.

A-Z of syndromes: Sturge-Weber syndrome

Insight into this rare neurological condition which causes port wine skin lesions and can be...

A-Z of syndromes: Rett syndrome

How to recognise and support children who have this rare developmental and neurological...

A-Z of syndromes: Qazi Markouizos syndrome

A series about disorders and diseases with common symptoms that constitute syndromes

A-Z of syndromes: Pfeiffer syndrome

Pfeiffer syndrome is a genetic condition thought to occur once in every 100,000 people

A-Z of syndromes: Opitz-Frias syndrome

Insight into this genetic condition that causes several abnormalities in the midsection of...

A-Z of syndromes: Nager syndrome

How to recognise and support children with this rare genetic condition.

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