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Asthma management

08 November 2016

Nursing Children and Young People

Clinical update

The UK is considered to have the highest rates of morbidity and mortality among children and adults with asthma in Europe. According to the National Review of Asthma...

Developing a spirometry protocol for children and young people

11 February 2014

Nursing Children and Young People

Art & Science

The practicalities of obtaining technically acceptable spirometry results with children and young people demand a protocol that follows national guidance and is...

Risk of anaphylaxis: improving care at school

01 November 2004

Paediatric Nursing


The burden of allergic disease in the western population is significant and rising. This can affect academic performance and school attendance (Scadding, 2002). This...

The Asthma Files: Evaluation of a multimedia package for children’s asthma education

01 March 2002

Paediatric Nursing

A&S Science

Children’s knowledge of asthma triggers and the impact on children’s knowledge of using ‘The Asthma Files’, an interactive, educational computer program, were...

Diagnosing and treating allergic conditions

04 October 2011

Primary Health Care


Morbidity remains high in the care of children with allergies despite many existing guidelines. The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) was...