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Treating lower respiratory tract ailments in children and infants

07 December 2011

Emergency Nurse


This article offers a guide to history taking and initial assessment of children with respiratory ailments, outlines the risk factors involved and describes referral...

Think before you bounce

06 July 2016

Emergency Nurse


In recent years, trampolining has become a common recreational activity for children and young people. Its popularity in the UK has been on the increase since 2005,...

Nursing management of childhood chickenpox infection

08 December 2017

Emergency Nurse


Chickenpox is an extremely contagious infectious disease caused by varicella zoster virus (VZV). It is a common childhood illness characterised by an itchy vesicular...

Management of febrile convulsion in children

08 May 2015

Emergency Nurse

Art & Science

The causes of febrile convulsions are usually benign. Such convulsions are common in children and their long-term consequences are rare. However, other causes of...