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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

Funding to expand innovative nurse-led messaging service

31-Jul-2015

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.

Medikidz explain Depression

What’s Up With James? Medikidz explain Depression

30-Jun-2015

‘A good resource for health care professionals working with children and adolescents with depression, particularly in primary care.’

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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Managing risks of travel abroad with children

Managing risks of travel abroad with children Subscription Required

22-Jun-2015

Children and infants are at increased risk of infectious illness while abroad. A detailed assessment is required ahead of travel to minimise risk.

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.

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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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Feeling breathless can be a sign of an exacerbation of COPD

Systemic corticosteroids for acute COPD exacerbations Subscription Required

20-Jul-2015

Acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease can result in hospital admission so it is essential that nurses know which treatments are most effective.

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