Children

Thematic Synthesis of Qualitative Research into Experiences of Primary School Children Managing Long Term Conditions: Systematic Review

There are 1.7 million children and young people in England with long term conditions, these can include asthma, diabetes, epilepsy. The management of such long-term conditions in childhood is shared amongst the parents and when at school, children are responsible for managing the day-to-day aspects of their condition.  Synthesising qualitative research into children’s experiences of managing

Intravenous Maintenance Fluids in children: a review and evidence synthesis

The administration of maintenance intravenous fluid therapy (MIVFT) is a standard of care for many hospitalized children, especially those admitted in Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU). Currently, MIVFT prescriptions are still often based on Holliday and Segar’s historical guidelines. However, this practice has been associated with several, potentially severe, complications such as hyponatremia, over hydration