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.

How holistic nursing can enhance the quality of life of children with cystic fibrosis

Cystic fibrosis (CF) is one of the most common life-limiting genetic conditions. This...

Patients’ experience of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis surgery: a phenomenological...

Background Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis is a three-dimensional curvature of the spine of...

Self-care of young people with long-term physical and mental health conditions

This article examines the evidence about ‘what works’ in supporting self-care in relation to...

Adolescents’ view and experiences of living with type 1 diabetes

This literature review explores the perceptions and experiences of adolescents living with...

Opioid consumption and bowel dysfunction in adolescents after spinal surgery

The study, outlined in this article, aimed to ascertain the effect of length of surgery and...
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An examination of interprofessional education in a pre-registration children’s nursing...

Aim This study set out to gain insight into views held by children’s nursing students,...

How a short stay unit can reduce children’s waiting times

Admitting children to emergency departments (EDs) often places them in an environment better...

Storyboarding as an aid to learning about death in children’s nursing

The sudden or anticipated death of a child is one of the most challenging and unique...

An experience-based treatment model for children unwilling to eat

Background Guidance during Meals is a two-week inpatient intervention undertaken at the...

Children’s nurses’ post-operative pain assessment practices

Pain assessment is crucial to achieving optimal pain management in children. Pain that is...

How a short stay unit can reduce children’s waiting times

Admitting children to emergency departments (EDs) often places them in an environment better...

Storyboarding in learning about death

The sudden or anticipated death of a child is one of the most challenging and unique...

An experience-based treatment model for children unwilling to eat

Background Guidance during Meals is a two-week inpatient intervention undertaken at the...

Children’s nurses’ post-operative pain assessment practices

Pain assessment is crucial to achieving optimal pain management in children. Pain that is...

Child-parent shared decision making about asthma management

Aim To explore and describe child-parent shared decision making for the management of...

Nurse-led implementation of a ventilator-associated pneumonia care bundle in a children...

Ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) is the leading cause of death with hospital-acquired...

Therapeutic safe holding with children and young people in hospital

This article demonstrates how a strategy to improve patient safety and the patient...

Advanced practice in emergency care: the paediatric flow nurse

Children admitted to emergency departments (EDs) in Australia are often placed in an...

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