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Practical aspects of oronasopharyngeal suction in children

02 September 2011

Nursing Children and Young People


Undergoing oronasopharyngeal suction is an unpleasant experience, but the intervention may prevent the deterioration of children who cannot clear their secretions. A...

Adverse drug reactions: causes, types, pathways and mechanisms

03 May 2011

Nursing Children and Young People


An adverse drug reaction is defined as an appreciably harmful or unpleasant reaction resulting from an intervention related to having received medication. This...

Service users and their animals: considerations for mental health professionals

09 April 2015

Mental Health Practice

Art & Science

Animals feature in many service users’ lives and can be significant factors in their wellbeing and recovery, but relationships with animals can also increase risks...

Raising awareness of men’s risk of premature death

14 August 2013

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

There is growing evidence to suggest that men are at increased risk of premature death from a broad range of health conditions. With the government’s mandate to...

Parent-infant co-sleeping and the implications for sudden infant death syndrome

05 December 2017

Nursing Children and Young People

Evidence & practice

In 2015 the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) updated its 2006 guideline to clarify the association between parent infant co-sleeping and...

Primary care reconfiguration: managing the transition

01 March 2007

Primary Health Care


Nurses in primary care face competing for new jobs and possible redundancy or early retirement as trusts and services are reconfigured. Linda Nazarko explores the...