Children's Student Editor
Chloe had often wondered how she would react to an emergency situation on placement, this week she found out
Giving our children and young people the best start in life is vital for individuals, families and, ultimately, society.
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
Children's mental health
Funding and support is being made available for nurses and other health professionals interested in setting up an award winning text message system for engaging with younger patients.
‘A good resource for health care professionals working with children and adolescents with depression, particularly in primary care.’
To help meet the nation’s future health challenges, Public Health England has drawn up a set of areas health professionals can focus on to positively impact on public health.
Children and infants are at increased risk of infectious illness while abroad. A detailed assessment is required ahead of travel to minimise risk.
Use of anti-embolism stockings and intermittent pneumatic compression is widespread but health professionals need assistance on aspects of these treatment options.
Nurses play a key role in advising travellers on malaria risks, prevention and symptoms.
Communication can be challenging in consultations involving children and their parents, as they may have different views and priorities
The second article in a two-part series on the use of spacers to treat asthma in children describes the development of a child friendly spacer
Using open curtains and bedside cots, for mothers identified as being more likely to drop their babies, have greatly reduced the number of baby falls.
Highlighting facts about the dangers of diseases can positively change sceptical parents’ attitudes to immunisation as opposed to approaches that focus on debunking vaccine myths, say US researchers.
Acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease can result in hospital admission so it is essential that nurses know which treatments are most effective.