We can learn about communication with young people in hospital from the mums of two young patients, who share their stories here, and we look at research and resources.
Tag: child health
Sarah Chapman and Selena Ryan-Vig highlight Cochrane evidence on COVID-19 and other health effects of the pandemic, with links to reviews, blogs and other Cochrane resources.
With deaths from asthma attacks the highest they have been in a decade, GP Robin Carr blogs about three things you need to know that can reduce the risk of death from asthma in school-aged children, and shares a film 'Preventable’, made with teenagers about preventing asthma deaths in schools.
Salma Ahmad and Catherine Suttle address some questions about whether long-sighted children need to wear glasses, with the help of recent Cochrane evidence.
Siobhan McCormack looks at the latest Cochrane evidence on MMR vaccination and at guidance on vaccination during the COVID19 pandemic.
Pain researcher Emma Fisher looks at the evidence on the benefits and harms of painkilling drugs for children and teens with chronic pain.
GP Robert Walton looks at Cochrane evidence on antibiotics for children with 'wet cough' and explains what might help you decide what to do when your child has a cough that does not go away quickly.
November is Prematurity Awareness Month and Sarah Chapman shares new Cochrane evidence that omega-3 supplementation can reduce the risk of premature birth
Sarah Chapman blogs new Cochrane evidence, published today, on boosting uptake of routine vaccinations through issuing reminders.
Sarah Rayfield, Speciality Registrar in Public Health, looks at the latest evidence on vitamin A supplementation in children living in low and middle income countries
In this blog for trainee doctors, paediatrician and Cochrane Fellow Rufaro Ndokera looks at the Cochrane evidence on recurrent abdominal pain in children
GP Dr Robin Carr discusses the latest Cochrane evidence on whether asthma education for teachers and other school staff could improve the care of children with asthma in schools