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Advanced nurse practitioners in a hospital setting: the reality

01 March 2002

Paediatric Nursing

General

Higher levels of nursing practice have been evolving in the UK since the early 1980s (Castledine 1998) and the number of nurses, in what are called advanced practice...

Open AccessOC34 – Paediatric rehabilitation: humanizing nursing care to children and their families

09 May 2016

Nursing Children and Young People

Supplement

Theme: Ethical issues – dignity and humanity. Introduction: The child with special health care needs in a rehabilitation center for their vulnerable condition...

Developing a triage tool for paediatric care

02 June 2009

Emergency Nurse

Feature

Most paediatric triage systems used in UK emergency departments (EDs) are adapted from adult tools. Paediatric-specific triage tools have been developed in...

Open AccessPO24 – Paediatric nurse reception (PNR) at the children’s emergency department in Gothenburg

09 May 2016

Nursing Children and Young People

Supplement

Theme: Accreditation and quality improvement. Background: The children’s ER receives 50,000 patients yearly. The majority of the patients have mild discomforts. Can...

Emergency services for children and young people

28 April 1999

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

The health care needs of a child are very different to those of an adult but when it comes to paediatric care in the accident and emergency department there is...

Improving paediatric diabetes care

08 September 1999

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

The authors review the management of paediatric patients in diabetic ketoacidosis. Paying particular attention to the pathophysiology of the illness and nursing...

Fever management in children

21 June 2000

Nursing Standard

CPD

Treating a child with a fever is a skilled nursing activity. This article explains the underlying physiological mechanisms of a fever and relates these to the...

Peripheral venepuncture in infants and children

17 March 2004

Nursing Standard

CPD

Venepuncture can be a painful and frightening experience for children. Nurses play an active role in helping them to cope with this experience and in reducing the...

Prevention of pneumococcal disease in young children

03 October 2001

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Increasing pneumococcal resistance to antimicrobial drugs, and the rapid spread of resistant strains throughout the world, underlines the importance of vaccination....

Immunosuppression for solid organ transplantation in children

01 March 2004

Paediatric Nursing

Clinical update

Approximately 250 children receive kidney, liver, heart, lung and small bowel transplants every year in the United Kingdom. The success of solid organ...