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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.

Introducing outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy in a children’s hospital

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

Service user involvement in preregistration child nursing programmes

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

An advanced nurse practitioner service for neonates, children and young people

The NHS continues to face unprecedented demands and reform which necessitates a move away...

Neurofibromatosis and the role of the specialist adviser

Neurofibromatosis (NF) is a genetic condition that mainly involves the nervous system. There...

Ghanaian nurses’ knowledge of invasive procedural pain and its effect on children,...

Aim To explore Ghanaian nurses’ knowledge of invasive procedural pain in children who are in...

Efficacy and safety of cannabis for treating children with refractory epilepsy

The aim of this literature review was to examine the evidence base for the safety and...

Assessment of Northern Jordanian adolescents’ knowledge and attitudes towards asthma

Background Asthma is a chronic illness of the airways that can cause a persistent cough. The...

Understanding the nurse’s role in identifying children with intellectual disability

The early diagnosis of children who have intellectual disability (ID) is crucial to ensuring...

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