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Effective dietary interventions for overweight and obese children

09 January 2008

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This information on best practice discusses the evidence on dietary interventions for children and adolescents who are overweight and obese. The article has been...

Paediatric resuscitation: advanced life support

01 April 2002

Emergency Nurse

CPD

Aims and intended learning outcomes The aim of this article is to present the paediatric advanced life support (ALS) algorithm and discuss specific aspects of...

Paediatric resuscitation: advanced life support

27 November 2002

Nursing Standard

CPD

The author describes the paediatric advanced life support algorithm and discusses specific aspects of paediatric resuscitation.

Use of a paediatric early warning system in emergency departments

02 April 2009

Emergency Nurse

Feature

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust has recently implemented a generic paediatric early warning tool that can be used throughout its paediatric services, from admission...

Undertaking safe medicine administration with children part 2: essential numeracy

Nursing Children and Young People

evidence & practice

This is the second of two articles which aim to provide children's nurses with an opportunity to develop their knowledge and skills of medicines management when...

Supporting children with complex health needs

19 January 2010

Nursing Standard

Learning zone - continuing professional development

An increasing number of children have complex and continuing health needs. Caring for these children often requires nurses to develop a range of medical and...

Nursing management of paediatric urethral catheterisation

28 February 2006

Nursing Standard

Learning zone continuing professional development

This article outlines evidence-based approaches to paediatric catheterisation in acute care settings. The reasons for catheterisation, anatomy and physiology of the...

Breaking bad news: caring for the family

06 December 1995

Nursing Standard

Clinical counselling

This article gives practical advice on how nurses working in outpatient departments can ensure quality of cate during interviews with a family receiving a...

Using benchmarking to improve practice

24 May 1995

Nursing Standard

Clinical quality assurance

Benchmarking is a relatively new addition to NHS quality initiatives. This article describes how a group of paediatric nurses set up a project to introduce...

Supporting children with complex health needs

13 January 2010

Nursing Standard

CPD

An increasing number of children have complex and continuing health needs. Caring for these children often requires nurses to develop a range of medical and...