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Peripheral venepuncture in infants and children

17 March 2004

Nursing Standard

CPD

Venepuncture can be a painful and frightening experience for children. Nurses play an active role in helping them to cope with this experience and in reducing the...

A structured learning programme for venepuncture and cannulation

08 March 2006

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article discusses a structured learning programme that offers a standardised assessment for all healthcare staff to learn venepuncture and/or cannulation....

Peripheral intravenous cannulation: safe insertion and removal technique

12 September 2007

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

The aim of this article is to reinforce good practice in insertion and removal techniques for peripheral intravenous cannulation. The article is intended as a...

Evaluating venepuncture practice on a general children’s ward

01 March 2010

Paediatric Nursing

Research

Aim To assess the training for, practice of, and effects of venepuncture in children on a general children’s ward. To identify approaches that might reduce the...

Evaluating venepuncture practice on a general children’s ward

02 March 2010

Paediatric Nursing

A&S Science

Aim To assess the training for, practice of, and effects of venepuncture in children on a general children’s ward. To identify approaches that might reduce the...

Open AccessOC39 – The efficacy of a participatory approach in reducing pain related to venepuncture in children

09 May 2016

Nursing Children and Young People

Supplement

Theme: Ethical issues: dignity and humanity. Introduction: Venepuncture represents traumatic experience in childhood due to pain and discomfort. Aims: To compare the...

Comparison of ethyl chloride spray with topical anaesthetic in children experiencing venepuncture

01 April 2006

Paediatric Nursing

A&S Science

Aim: Initial validation of ethyl chloride spray in minimising pain for children experiencing venepuncture in comparison to Ametop™ cream. Design: A randomised...

Providing information to children before and during venepuncture

07 June 2012

Nursing Children and Young People

A&S Science

Aim To explore the nature, process and consequences of giving information to children aged three to 11 years before and during venepuncture. Method This was a...

Providing information to children before and during venepuncture

01 June 2012

Nursing Children and Young People

Qualitative research

Aim To explore the nature, process and consequences of giving information to children aged three to 11 years before and during venepuncture. Method This was a...

Helping to alleviate pain for children having venepuncture

01 October 2009

Paediatric Nursing

Feature

This article reviews the literature on venepuncture and children. The evidence on the use of topical agents namely tetracaine (amethocaine) gel and...
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