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The challenges of caring for an exceptional child

07 November 2011

Learning Disability Practice


The authors review the literature on the impact of autism in a child on parents, families and carers, and the stresses they face. Families who are resilient focus...

Pragmatic Children’s Nursing: A Theory for Children and their Childhoods

07 October 2016

Nursing Children and Young People

Book Review

This book represents the first attempt to create a children’s nursing theory that involves giving children with illnesses or disabilities access to childhoods as...

A children’s nurse’s role in the global development of a child with diabetes mellitus

01 November 2013

Nursing Children and Young People

Art & Science

The nursing care of a six year old with type 1 diabetes reveals the importance of accurate control of the condition for normal physical, emotional and cognitive...

Quality patient care: challenges and opportunities

30 October 2017

Nursing Management

Evidence & practice

There are several interlocking elements integral to the delivery of safe patient care, including clinical governance, efficient communication, teamwork, risk...

Children’s nursing education: ‘the future characterised by paradoxes’

01 October 2007

Paediatric Nursing


According to Healthcare Futures 2010 (Warner et al 1998) the future for the nursing and midwifery professions will be characterised by a series of paradoxes. There...

Mentorship: the art and science

05 May 2007

Paediatric Nursing


Mentorship has been widely discussed within nursing and a plethora of guidelines, standards, frameworks and toolkits produced. It brings unique rewards for the...

The importance of protocol-based eye care in the paediatric intensive care unit

04 July 2019

Nursing Children and Young People

Clinical guidelines

Eye care is a fundamental aspect of personal hygiene that should not be neglected in a critically ill child. This article informs nursing care by linking theory to...

Supporting the Child and the Family in Paediatric Palliative Care

01 July 2008

Paediatric Nursing

Book Review

While relaxing along the Mediterranean Sea, I was fortunate enough to read this informative book from cover to cover. This insightful book comprises 21 chapters...

Equipping children’s nurses to de-escalate conflict and communicate challenging information

06 July 2020

Nursing Children and Young People


This article considers some of the challenging situations that children’s nurses may encounter when there are tensions and disagreements between the family of the...

Educating children’s nurses for communicating bad news

01 October 2013

Nursing Children and Young People


Some parents are unhappy with the way news is broken to them. This article seeks to educate and inform the reflective practitioner on a series of communication...