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Be vigilant at all times

11 May 2016

Emergency Nurse

Opinion

INVASIVE MENINGOCOCCAL disease (IMD) caused by Neisseria meningitidis usually manifests as meningitis, pneumonia and septicaemia. Since the successful introduction...

How to identify measles

06 October 2016

Emergency Nurse

Opinion

Public Health England (PHE) figures show that there were four times more measles cases in the second quarter of 2016, representing 167 new confirmed infections, than...

Treating lower respiratory tract ailments in children and infants

07 December 2011

Emergency Nurse

Feature

This article offers a guide to history taking and initial assessment of children with respiratory ailments, outlines the risk factors involved and describes referral...

Treatment and management of head injuries in children

08 March 2011

Emergency Nurse

Feature

Head injury is defined as any trauma to the head other than superficial injuries to the face (National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence 2010) and is the...

Meningococcal disease in children: case studies and discussion

05 July 2011

Emergency Nurse

Feature

This article is based on two case studies in which children with suspected meningococcal disease were brought to the author’s emergency department. It examines the...

Think before you bounce

06 July 2016

Emergency Nurse

Opinion

In recent years, trampolining has become a common recreational activity for children and young people. Its popularity in the UK has been on the increase since 2005,...

Avoiding mistaken epilepsy diagnosis in newborns

12 September 2016

Emergency Nurse

Opinion

Parents of newborns can be reassured if healthcare professionals are aware of benign neonatal sleep myoclonus (BNSM) so it is not mistaken for epilepsy.

Meet the new team players: physician associates

15 June 2017

Emergency Nurse

Opinion

Physician associates (PAs) were introduced into the NHS to add a new kind of team player to the medical workforce. The role originated in the US where they are known...

A clinical companion to the NICE guide on bronchiolitis

11 April 2017

Nursing Children and Young People

Opinion

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) (2015) defines bronchiolitis as a lower respiratory tract infection affecting children under two years,...

How to carry out growth assessment in infants and children under two years old

Nursing Standard

evidence & practice

Rationale and key points Rationale and key points Measuring and monitoring growth in infants and young children under two years old is an important part of their...