Evidence and Practice

A to Z of syndromes

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.


A-Z of syndromes: Marfan syndrome

Disorders and diseases with common symptoms that constitute syndromes.


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Premature baby

Collaboration challenges faced by nurses when premature infants are discharged

Aim To explore the collaboration challenges faced by neonatal intensive care unit (NICU)...

Acute burns

Acute burns management: placement reflections of a children’s nursing student

Reflection can help nurses make sense of their clinical surroundings and understand risks,...

Addisons disease

Adrenal insufficiency, steroid sick day rules and the paediatric endocrine nurse

Clinical governance processes are important for improving patient care. Patients with...


Leadership and management influences on personal and professional development and group...

The ever-evolving nature of nursing requires professionals to keep their knowledge up to...

Complex care needs

Health promotion for young people with profound and multiple learning disabilities

Research confirms that children and young people with severe learning disabilities do not...


Avoiding errors when administering injectable phenytoin to a child in status epilepticus

Errors often occur in the prescribing, preparing, administering and monitoring of...

CPD articles

Fluid balance

Understanding fluid homeostasis in infants and children: part 1

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

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...


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...


Understanding the endocrinopathies associated with the treatment of childhood cancer:...

This is part 2 of an article exploring the endocrinopathies associated with cancer...


Understanding the endocrinopathies associated with the treatment of childhood cancer:...

This article explores endocrinopathies associated with late effects of treatments for...

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