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Intravenous Cannulation

01 April 2001

Paediatric Nursing


Like many nurses, I used to think that cannulation was a doctor’s job, and not a task that I would ever have to perform. However, as I work in a paediatric accident...

Identifying and managing Hymenoptera venom allergy

25 May 2016

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Hymenoptera venom allergy is an immunoglobulin E (IgE)-mediated hypersensitivity to the venom of insects from the Hymenoptera order and is a common cause of...

Recognition and management of food allergy in children

28 February 2019

Nursing Children and Young People

food allergy

Incidence of food allergy has been increasing and is more commonly seen in children. Allergic reactions can vary, with symptoms ranging from mild to severe. This...

Managing cow’s milk protein allergy in primary care

18 September 2018

Primary Health Care

Infant feeding

Allergy to cow’s milk protein represents a significant burden for babies, their families and the healthcare system. Primary care practitioners are ideally placed to...