Our clinical nursing articles aim to inform and educate nurse practitioners and students. This is achieved through the publication of peer-reviewed, evidence-based, relevant and topical articles.
Exploring the evidence for and against the practice of family-witnessed resuscitation
Genetic testing of children to predict the future risk of illness remains controversial
Developing a tool to measure competence in the decision-making process in children aged 8-12
The complex issues involved in the care of children who receive life-sustaining treatment
Meeting the needs of children with palliative conditions and those of their families
Key themes are identified: adolescent life course, risk and vulnerability, and safeguarding
Nurses should be aware of the presentation and pathophysiology of Henoch-Schönlein purpura
This article discusses the author’s experiences of using an audio podcast to guide and stimulate debate among a small team of service evaluators or co-designers tasked with evaluating sleep services. The podcast was created from interviews with parents of children with developmental disabilities. The author argues that this medium offers an effective way to promote service-user participation in service improvement projects, and highlights how podcasts can stimulate emotional connections in service evaluators leading to informed identification of priorities for change.
Evaluation to explain frequent ED attendance and indicate potential redesigns to services
With eye care education, nurses can look out for any warning signs of injury or infection
Partnerships between universities and schools can have many mutually beneficial outcomes
Musical theatre is a valid way of teaching a difficult topic, such as safeguarding children