Hepatitis in children: symptoms and treatment
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Hepatitis in children: symptoms and treatment

Lynne Pearce , Health journalist

The number of cases of hepatitis in children is rising, and nurses can offer care and support to children and families

There has been a rise in the number of cases of sudden-onset hepatitis in children since January. According to an update on a technical briefing from the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) in April, there have been 145 cases of acute non-A-E hepatitis identified in children aged under 16, as of 29 April.

Nursing Children and Young People. 34, 4, 10-10. doi: 10.7748/ncyp.34.4.10.s4

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