Dr Lyvonne Tume

Dr. Tume is currently appointed as a Reader (Associate Professor) of Child Health at the University of Salford. She is an intensive care nurse with over 25 years clincial expereince in both adullt and paediatric intensive care, and cardiac intensive care. She holds honorary clinical contracts in PICU at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital and Manchester Children’s Hospital. She is the past nursing president of the European Society of Pediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care. She is the co-editor of Nursing in Critical Care and on the editorial board for Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 

Postgraduate Research Supervision Interests

Topic areas of interest for supervision include:  

Paediatric and neonatal acute and critical care; adult critical care; nutrition and enteral feeding; endotracheal suction, sedation and weaning ventilation, evidence-based practice, nursing science, delirium, early warning scores and safer hospital systems, scoring tools. 

Suggested topics: 

Development of a nutrition risk score for critically ill children 

The accuracy of gastric residual volume in a simulated environment 

Enteral feeding in children on non-invasive ventilation 

Undergraduate nurses’ views about and understanding on evidence-based practice 

Find out more about my work

Open Access: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/view/authors/69573.html

ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2547-8209  

Keywords

Children's Intensive Care, Nutrition, Endotracheal Suction, Sedation and Weaning, Ventilation, Evidence-based practice