Sarah Neill

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OBJECTIVE To explore the views of parents and clinicians regarding the optimal content, format and delivery of safety netting information for acute childhood illness. DESIGN Qualitative study including semistructured focus groups and interviews. SETTING First contact care settings, community centres, children's centres and nurseries in the Midlands, UK.(More)
BACKGROUND Acute illness is common in childhood, and it is difficult for healthcare professionals to distinguish seriously ill children from the vast majority with minor or self-limiting illnesses. Safety netting provides parents with advice on when and where to return if their child deteriorates, and it is widely recommended that parents of acutely sick(More)
OBJECTIVE To identify the effectiveness of information resources to help parents decide when to seek medical care for an acutely sick child under 5 years of age, including the identification of factors influencing effectiveness, by systematically reviewing the literature. METHODS 5 databases and 5 websites were systematically searched using a combination(More)
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