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Pediatric Rheumatology

01 July 2013

Nursing Children and Young People

Book review

THIS IS one of a series of books that cover a range of paediatric specialties. The text is clearly laid out and illustrated throughout with colour photographs and...

Manual of childhood infections – the blue book. third edition

01 December 2011

Nursing Children and Young People

Book Review

THE FIRST section of this book, published under the auspices of the European Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases, deals with clinical syndromes that include...

Practical Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology

01 November 2013

Nursing Children and Young People

Book review

THIS BOOK is about a subject that is probably not often considered by many children’s nurses. However, when one thinks about the range of situations occurring in...

Dis-labelled rights

09 March 1994

Nursing Standard

Viewpoint political correctness

The idea of being politically correct has become a hot topic for ridicule recently, as rumours abound that Britain’s second city may actually have banned Christmas,...

Paediatric formulary review

01 May 1998

Paediatric Nursing


Dear Editor The Guy’s, St Thomas’ and Lewisham Hospitals Paediatric Formulary is one of the major sources of clinical information about drug dosages and...

20 years of AIDS

01 July 2001

Paediatric Nursing


June 2001 saw the 20th anniversary of the first report of AIDS in the United States. In 2000 approximately 600,000 children under the age of 15 became infected, and...

Community-acquired MRSA in children

01 March 2003

Paediatric Nursing


Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus is an organism that is commonly associated with hospitals, and is an increasing problem worldwide. However, there have...

The process of normalisation in children with chronic illness

01 December 1994

Paediatric Nursing

Clinical chronic illness

The fact that a child is ill, to whatever extent, will almost certainly mark them out as being different from their peers. Similarly, the parents of chronically ill...

An infection out of season: respiratory syncytial virus

01 October 1998

Paediatric Nursing

Infection control clinical

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is responsible for considerable morbidity in infants and young children, being the cause of a large number of upper and lower...

Reviewing evidence for COVID-19 guidance

05 October 2022

Nursing Standard


In January 2021 we were commissioned by the RCN to examine the evidence underpinning the UK recommendations to prevent and control the spread of COVID-19. This was...