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Self-rostering on a neonatal intensive care unit

19 February 1997

Nursing Standard

Professional development

The NHS is Europe's biggest employer of women, but it has been slow to adopt working practices which could help them to manage home and work responsibilities (Snell...

Breaking bad news: parents’ perspectives

01 July 2001

Paediatric Nursing

Clinical

The birth of a baby should be a time of great excitement and joy for the family, as those working in this environment frequently bear witness to. The literature...

Breaking bad news: parents’ perspectives

01 July 2001

Paediatric Nursing

Clinical

The birth of a baby should be a time of great excitement and joy for the family, as those working in this environment frequently bear witness to. The literature...

Responding to babies’ needs through holistic care

06 February 2002

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Background The authors set out to evaluate the effects on sick children of neonatal environments, handling and infant massage. Conclusion Evaluation of parental and...

Evidence-based thermal care of low birthweight neonates. Part one

01 March 2013

Nursing Children and Young People

Art & Science

Neonates are at a high risk of temperature loss. Those born at less than 30 weeks’ gestation should be placed in a plastic bag or wrapped immediately at birth,...

Jaundice in the preterm infant

01 June 2006

Paediatric Nursing

Clinical

Around 80 per cent of preterm infants develop hyperbilirubinaemia characterised by jaundice. This condition is most commonly treated with phototherapy and/or...

Preceptorship on a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit: Evaluating effectiveness

01 July 2002

Paediatric Nursing

Professional issues

Learning nursing is largely experiential because of the work-based nature of the profession (Dewar and Walker 1999). A question for nurse educators is how to best...

Nurse and mother: is there a conflict of interest?

01 September 2003

Paediatric Nursing

Professional issues

It was once thought that a ‘good nurse’ left her personal life at the door when she came on duty. But it is now increasingly becoming recognised that personal...

Breastfeeding in the neonatal unit: a case review

01 November 2004

Paediatric Nursing

Clinical

Supporting breastfeeding has traditionally been regarded as exclusive to midwifery. But children’s nurses working in neonatal units also need to develop a sound...

Preceptorship on a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit: Evaluating effectiveness

01 July 2002

Paediatric Nursing

General

Learning nursing is largely experiential because of the work-based nature of the profession (Dewar and Walker 1999). A question for nurse educators is how to best...