Practice question

How can continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) support a child’s breathing?

Why CPAP is used, complications, and how it differs from non-invasive ventilation (NIV)


What is ECMO and how can it save the sickest of children?

ECMO can support children with primary respiratory and cardiac failure

How should nurses discuss substance use with children and young people?

Good communication is essential to elicit accurate information and optimise care

What is the nurse’s role in supporting young people’s sexual health?

Young people should have access to education, assessment and treatment for sexual health

How do bone marrow transplants work?

Children undergoing bone marrow transplants need support and follow up

County lines crime: what is a nurse's role in safeguarding children?

Children’s nurses can help prevent young people from being exploited in drug trafficking

When and how should you ventilate a child?

Why there is a move away from mechanical ventilation to non-invasive treatment in children

Picture shows a child lying in a hospital bed with an IV line attached to her arm

Debunking myths: how much air in an IV line is too much?

Is it true that ‘a little air won't cause harm’? Leah Rosengarten looks at the evidence

Image of a child in a hospital bed with an oxygen mask

Debunking myths: can you over-oxygenate a child?

There are often inconsistencies about what the levels of oxygen for children should be