Search query:

Filter by section

Filter by date

Results 1 - 5 of 5 Search Tips

Nursing management of necrotising fasciitis

11 September 2002

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Necrotising fasciitis is a soft tissue infection often caused by two or more bacteria, most commonly Group A streptococcus bacteria. This article provides an...

Wound infection and colonisation

23 February 2005

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Many wounds seen by nurses will involve infection and colonisation. To enable nurses to correctly assess and manage these wounds, infection and colonisation are...

Understanding fluid homoeostasis in infants and children: part 2

10 May 2018

Nursing Children and Young People

Part two of this article focuses on the care and management of infants and children who are seriously ill and who have lost so much fluid that they have entered a...

Common skin infections in children

17 July 2013

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

There are many common skin infections that may affect children at any time. Certain conditions may be recurrent, while others tend to result in the child developing...

Meningococcal disease: diagnosis and prevention

01 March 2013

Primary Health Care


Meningococcal disease is a global problem responsible for significant morbidity and mortality particularly in sub-Saharan Africa. Advances in immunisation have made...