Clinical

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.

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

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...

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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)...

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...

Phenytoin

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

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

IV drip

Introducing outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy in a children’s hospital

Outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy (OPAT) offers an alternative to inpatient care...

Outreach

Effect of a children’s at-home nursing team on reducing emergency admissions

This article explores the effect of a children’s at-home nursing team, Hospital at Home (H@H...

Co-sleeping

Parent-infant co-sleeping and the implications for sudden infant death syndrome

In 2015 the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) updated its 2006...

Pre-registration

Service user involvement in preregistration child nursing programmes

Service user involvement is a fundamental part of preregistration nursing education...

Neonatal skin injuries

Prevalence of neonate adhesive skin injuries in a Jordanian intensive care unit

Aim To determine the prevalence of adhesive skin injuries in neonates in a Jordanian...

Organ donation

How modifiable factors influence parental decision-making about organ donation

A global shortage of organs from children and adults available for transplantation is...

Behavioural approaches to treating overweight and obesity in adolescents

Being overweight and obese in adolescence are significant global public health issues which...
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Development of a clinical transition pathway for adolescents in the Netherlands

Aims To explore how young people with juvenile-onset rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases...

Interdisciplinary care of a neonate with haemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis

Haemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) is a rare condition not commonly observed in...
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Graphic facilitation as a novel approach to practice development

The active participation of staff from the outset of any health service or practice...

Transition of care from children’s to adult services

Transition service development is high on the agenda in contemporary healthcare improvement...

Importance of measuring lactate levels in children with sepsis

Sepsis is a major public health problem as well as one of the leading causes of preventable...

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