Search query:

Filter by date

Results 1 - 5 of 5 Search Tips

Be vigilant at all times

11 May 2016

Emergency Nurse


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


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...

Avoiding mistaken epilepsy diagnosis in newborns

12 September 2016

Emergency Nurse


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

A clinical companion to the NICE guide on bronchiolitis

11 April 2017

Nursing Children and Young People


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

Recognition and nursing management of children with non-traumatic limp

09 March 2018

Emergency Nurse

Evidence & practice

Children with acute onset non-traumatic limp often present to emergency departments (EDs). The limp can occasionally be associated with medical emergencies such as...