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Open AccessPO12 – The Fuller’s Infants Pain Assessment Scale utility in practice in the opinion of the nurses working in Tartu University Hospital

09 May 2016

Nursing Children and Young People


Theme: Child protection and managing risk. Aim: The aim of this study was to describe nurses´ opinion on a Fuller´s Infants Pain Assessment Scale utility in practice...

Open AccessIdentification and treatment of scabies in infants

02 July 2014

Emergency Nurse

Art & Science

Incidents of scabies are increasing nationally and globally, particularly among certain vulnerable groups. This article examines a rare and unusual case of scabies...

Pressure ulcers in infants and children

25 February 2004

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Although there is no agreement about the size of the problem, there is evidence that critically ill children are more at risk of pressure ulcers than the general...


01 September 2002

Paediatric Nursing


Croup is an upper respiratory tract infection and is a common cause of hospital admission for children aged six months to three years. It is defined as inflammation...

Nasogastric feeding for infants who have undergone palatoplasty for a cleft palate

25 December 2009

Paediatric Nursing


Almost 1,000 babies are born each year with some form of cleft, whether it is a palate, lip or a combination. However, with the advent of new regional cleft centres...

Care of the infant with inherent metabolic disease

01 May 2008

Paediatric Nursing


Early detection and prompt management of metabolic crisis are crucial to favourable outcomes in the infant with an inherent metabolic disease for which treatment is...

A technique for nurses to use when educating families about cleft nutrition

03 May 2011

Nursing Children and Young People


This article outlines the development of a technique devised to aid nurses and other health professionals when helping parents understand why good feeding techniques...

Regional follow up of late preterm neonatal intensive care graduates

19 July 2012

Nurse Researcher

A&S Science

Aim To guide researchers who are contemplating embarking on research by discussing the methodological challenges encountered in a retrospective follow-up study of...

Effective use of emollients in infants and young people

27 October 2004

Nursing Standard


Dry skin conditions are common in infants and young people. Emollients are the mainstay of treatment and play an important role in rehydrating dry skin. Nurses need...

Use of the Glasgow coma scale in infants

01 May 2004

Paediatric Nursing


Following insult or injury to the brain that requires admission to a ward or intensive care unit patients are closely monitored and their progress evaluated. Early...