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Leah Rosengarten

Lecturer in Children's Nursing, Department of Health and Life Sciences, University of Northumbria, Newcastle

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The psychological, psychosocial and emotional wellbeing of children and young people with leukaemia

The search aimed to identify literature that discussed the psychosocial, psychological and emotional wellbeing of CYP following the diagnosis and treatment of leukaemia. The literature search was...

‘Hello, my name is …’: an exploratory case study of inter-professional student experiences in practice

‘I lost count of the number of times I have to ask staff members for their names. It feels awkward and wrong. Introducing yourself is the basic first step.’ .

Nutritional support for children and young people: nasogastric tubes

NGTs are usually inserted as a short- or medium-term method of feeding for CYP, as patients who require longer term support would often have a percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) inserted (NHS...

Faith-sensitive end of life care for children, young people and their families

Many religions have a strong belief in the sanctity of life, which means that there may be concerns around treatments and care that can be perceived as hastening death, ranging from opioid pain relief...

Law and ethics in palliative care of children and young people

The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) 1990 defines a child as anyone under 18 years of age. Until a child reaches 18 years of age, an adult (usually their parent—see the...

End-of-life care in paediatrics

Studies have sought to examine the experiences of parents whose child has received EoLC. Although the quality of life for a child at this time is often dependent on their illness, research has shown...

An introduction to the palliative care of children and young people

‘An active and total approach to care, from the point of diagnosis or recognition throughout the child's life, death and beyond. It embraces physical, emotional, social and spiritual elements and...

How to manage the care of the dehydrated child

The NHS defines dehydration as the body losing more fluid than it is taking in (NHS website, 2019). Dehydration in children is usually caused by diarrhoea and vomiting or systemic infection, but can...

Basic life support for the child and infant

‘All registered nurses must demonstrate the knowledge, skills and confidence to provide first aid procedures and basic life support.’ .

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