Experiences of clinical procedures for children and young people with an intellectual disability
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Experiences of clinical procedures for children and young people with an intellectual disability

Greg Cigan Lecturer, Nurse education, Health and social care at Edge Hill University, Ormskirk, Lancashire
Lucy Bray Professor, Child health literacy, Health and social care at Edge Hill University, Ormskirk, Lancashire
Barbara Jack Professor, Nursing, Evidence-based practice research centre, Research and scholarship, Health and social care at Edge Hill University, Ormskirk, Lancashire
Axel Kaehne Reader, Health service research, Health and social care at Edge Hill University, Ormskirk, Lancashire

Being held still and not being informed about why a procedure was being carried out are some of the upsetting experiences children with a learning disability described to Greg Cigan and colleagues in this groundbreaking study. This article is part of a series of extended abstracts of research undertaken by nurses in practice.

Nursing Children and Young People. 30, 4,19-19. doi: 10.7748/ncyp.30.4.19.s17