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Bathing hospital patients using antimicrobial cloths can slash the number of bloodstream infections, US researchers have suggested.
Terminally ill children are being let down by a lack of staff, training and resources in community health settings, nurses have warned.
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Children and infants are at increased risk of infectious illness while abroad. A detailed assessment is required ahead of travel to minimise risk.
The advanced critical care practitioner education programme was developed in response to medical staff shortages and offers nurses a new career pathway.
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At a recent conference I witnessed celebrations for adult nursing, with sections relating to learning disabilities and mental health nursing. During the course of the day I was waiting for recognition for children’s nurses; it never happened.
‘This textbook would be beneficial to pre-registration and post-graduate students studying health care for children and young people.’