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Children's Nursing

News, practice and discussion forums for children's nurses

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Adults only catch genuine influenza ‘every five years’, say researchers

5-Mar-2015

Adults over the age of 30 only catch influenza about twice a decade, according to latest international research findings.

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Nurses working with ADHD patients able to apply for pharma bursary

Nurses working with ADHD patients able to apply for bursary

4-Mar-2015

All nurses – specialist and non-specialist – who support people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder are being urged to apply for a bursary to help fund a project or initiative.

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Evidence on whether brief interventions in school reduce substance use was mixed

Interventions to tackle substance use in schools Subscription Required

A Cochrane review explored the evidence for brief interventions undertaken in schools to reduce substance misuse and other problematic behavioural outcomes for adolescents who use substances.

Diagnosing depressed skull fracture in a young child

Diagnosing depressed skull fracture in a young child Subscription Required

Skull fractures associated with intracranial injury are a leading cause of traumatic death in childhood. Children with head injuries should be monitored for signs of deterioration.

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An innovative way to overcome the tricky issue of visiting hours

2-Mar-2015

The topic of when and for how long relatives and friends can visit on hospital wards has long been a much discussed topic.

Flu and freezing weather may be driving up winter death rates

Flu and freezing weather may be driving up winter death rates

“The current death rate in England and Wales is running about one-third higher than its normal rate for this time of year,” BBC News reports.

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