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Children's Nursing

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Change to continental time would 'improve child health'

23-Oct-2014

British children’s health would benefit from switching to continental time by moving the clocks forward an hour, say researchers.

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Nurses asked to help boost awareness of infant bronchiolitis

23-Oct-2014

Community and hospital nurses are being urged to help prevent emergency admissions this winter by raising awareness of bronchiolitis among parents with very young children.

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How to identify signs of brain tumours in children

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Diagnosis of brain tumours in children is improving, but the UK still lags behind other western countries. Knowledge of symptoms will allow nurses to improve early diagnosis

Addressing continence in children with disabilities

Addressing continence in children with disabilities Subscription Required

Bladder and bowel problems are common in children with learning disabilities, and often attributed to the disability itself. However, many of these problems are treatable

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What happens if a naso-gastric tube gets knotted?

20-Oct-2014

Just because a procedure is common, and generally problem free, does not mean there are no dangers that staff need to watch out for

1 in 5 child deaths 'preventable'

1 in 5 child deaths 'preventable'

“One in five child deaths ‘preventable’,” reports BBC News.

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How it was fifty years ago

Watching some episodes of Melvyn Bragg’s series ‘Reel History’ on BBC television recently about the start of the NHS and the opening of the M1 Motorway, I was reminded of the time I was driven by ambulance on the newly constructed M1 Motorway from London to Birmingham when I was working as a staff nurse at the Bedford General Hospital in 1959.

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Just One of the Kids

Just One of the Kids: Raising a resilient family when one of your children has a physical disability

21-Jul-2014

‘This book is ideal for any parents or carers who are caring for children with physical disabilities.’

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