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Weight management for health

01 October 2002

Learning Disability Practice

CPD

Aims and intended learning outcomes This article aims to describe the importance of body weight for health, the causes and consequences of obesity and potential...

Care of a child with down’s syndrome

08 December 2011

Learning Disability Practice

Feature

The unique healthcare needs of children and their families living with Down’s syndrome are identified; nurses must understand these to be able to help fulfil the...

A children’s nurse’s role in the global development of a child with diabetes mellitus

01 November 2013

Nursing Children and Young People

Art & Science

The nursing care of a six year old with type 1 diabetes reveals the importance of accurate control of the condition for normal physical, emotional and cognitive...

Development, growth and repair from conception to old age

15 August 2012

Nursing Standard

A&S Science

As part of the life sciences series, this article discusses the types of development, growth and repair that occur throughout the human body from conception to old...

Weight management

01 December 2003

Primary Health Care

CPD

Obesity has a major impact on individual health and wellbeing. This article describes how nurses can assist patients in weight management.

Weight management for health

01 July 2002

Primary Health Care

CPD

Aims and intended learning outcomes This article aims to describe the importance of body weight for health, the causes and consequences of obesity and potential...

Development and evaluation of play specialist documentation in a New Zealand hospital

11 February 2019

Nursing Children and Young People

research

Background Play specialists work closely with doctors and nurses to improve outcomes and the hospital experience for young patients. Documentation is an important...

The role of vitamin D in infants, children and young people

11 February 2015

Nursing Children and Young People

CPD

In recent years there has been a growing interest in vitamin D, the role it plays in the body and the effects of its deficiency. This article provides an overview of...

Factors involved in young people’s decisions about their health care

27 November 2011

Nursing Children and Young People

General

Many factors influence the process a young person goes through when deciding to consent to or refuse treatment. A young person’s physiological and psychological...

Crohn’s disease in adolescence: presentation and treatment

13 May 2015

Nursing Standard

CPD

Crohn’s disease is a chronic inflammatory bowel condition that affects more than 115,000 people in the UK. This article focuses on Crohn’s disease in adolescents....