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'Celebrate and build on our work to give children the best start'

'Celebrate and build on our work to give children the best start' Subscription Required

7-Nov-2014

Giving our children and young people the best start in life is vital for individuals, families and, ultimately, society.

How to identify signs of brain tumours in children

How to identify signs of brain tumours in children Subscription Required

24-Oct-2014

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

Welsh ministers announce funding boost for mental health

Welsh ministers announce funding boost for mental health

22-May-2015

An extra £7.6m will be invested every year in mental health services for children and young people in Wales, ministers have announced.

Cwm Taf University Health Board

Young patients helping recruit mental health nurses

15-May-2015

Young people are now involved in interviewing prospective staff members at the specialist child and adolescent mental health service, run by Cwm Taf University Health Board.

Normal small intestinal mucosa

Childhood coeliac disease: diagnostic pathways update Subscription Required

20-Apr-2015

Amended coeliac disease guidelines mean some symptomatic children can now be diagnosed without having to have a biopsy of their small bowel.

Reducing smoking is one of the seven priorities for improving the public's health

Seven priorities to improve public health Subscription Required

20-Apr-2015

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.

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Normal small intestinal mucosa

Childhood coeliac disease: diagnostic pathways update Subscription Required

20-Apr-2015

Amended coeliac disease guidelines mean some symptomatic children can now be diagnosed without having to have a biopsy of their small bowel.

Complication of chickenpox infection without skin rashes

Complication of chickenpox infection without skin rashes Subscription Required

21-Mar-2014

Chickenpox, without a characteristic vesicular skin rash, can result in a diagnostic dilemma when an associated complication of the infection occurs

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Anti-embolism stockings aid venous return in non-ambulatory patients

Best practice in the use of VTE prevention methods Subscription Required

13-Apr-2015

Use of anti-embolism stockings and intermittent pneumatic compression is widespread but health professionals need assistance on aspects of these treatment options.

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Preventing malaria in travellers: an overview Subscription Required

18-May-2012

Nurses play a key role in advising travellers on malaria risks, prevention and symptoms.

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Communicating with children with asthma

Communicating with children with asthma Subscription Required

14-Feb-2013

Communication can be challenging in consultations involving children and their parents, as they may have different views and priorities

The development process for a new spacer device Subscription Required

15-Nov-2012

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

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Managing indwelling urinary catheters in adults Subscription Required

25-May-2015

Nursing Times Learning has launched a unit on catheter care, focusing on the safe and appropriate use of indwelling urinary catheters to reduce patients’ risk of infection.

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