Wheezy children are on a pathway to better health
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Wheezy children are on a pathway to better health

Catherine Sadler Health writer

Nurses have devised a programme to cut the number of children with breathing problems being readmitted

Like many nurses across the country, paediatric junior sister Freydoh Rabin at Barnet Hospital’s children’s emergency department (ED) is finding the job increasingly hectic as patient numbers rise. ‘Winter nights tended to be busiest, when just a few nurses may be treating up to 35 children, many with wheezy chests and breathing difficulties requiring inpatient admission,’ she says.

Nursing Children and Young People. 31, 4, 16-17. doi: 10.7748/ncyp.31.4.16.s15

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