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Triggers, clinical features and management of anaphylaxis in children

01 June 2011

Nursing Children and Young People

CPD

This article describes the clinical features of anaphylaxis in children and young people. The acute management of anaphylaxis in hospital and community is described...

Behavioural activation in the treatment of depression

01 April 2011

Mental Health Practice

Feature

Since the 1970s, many behavioural approaches have been taken in the treatment of depression. This article discusses ‘functional contextualist behaviour therapies’,...

The nut crackers

01 September 2009

Nursing Standard

Feature

Peanut allergy can be life-threatening, but a new treatment shows promise.

The nut crackers

26 August 2009

Nursing Standard

Feature

Peanut allergy can be life-threatening, but a new treatment shows promise.

Them And Us

17 November 2009

Nursing Standard

Feature

All nurses encounter prejudice in their working and personal lives. In the first of a four-part series, Stephanie Northen considers what prejudice is and why it...

Assessment of older adults in the emergency department

21 July 2010

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Older people make extensive use of emergency departments, yet there is evidence that optimum care is difficult to provide for those with complex health and social...

How a rapid response team is supporting people to remain at home

26 November 2015

Nursing Older People

Art & Science

This article explores the work of a rapid response team (RRT) in an English city. The RRT is a multiprofessional intermediate care team that is able to support...

Hay fever tightens its grip

30 July 2008

Nursing Standard

News

The nature of hay fever is changing, with the season lasting longer and people in their middle years being affected for the first time.

Mosquito-borne infections and UK travellers

28 June 2016

Primary Health Care

CPD

Mosquitoes are responsible for transmitting a significant number of infections around the globe. Vaccines or chemoprophylaxis can protect against very few of theses...

Effect of a children’s at-home nursing team on reducing emergency admissions

05 December 2017

Nursing Children and Young People

Evidence & practice

This article explores the effect of a children’s at-home nursing team, Hospital at Home (H@H), which aimed to reduce demand on acute hospital beds, support families...