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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)
  • S R Neill
  • 1982
Twenty established children were observed in each of three nursery schools and two day nurseries. Two pairs of nursery schools and day nurseries were matched for building design. Twenty newly arrived children were also observed in each nursery school. Child behaviour was analysed in relation to building design; playroom openness appeared the most important(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)
I thank you and the reviewers of this manuscript for the very helpful comments. We have addressed each of them and believe that our manuscript is much improved as a result. Below, each of the reviewers' comments is shown in normal text, and our response in italics. With regards to the main issues you highlighted, we have provided more detail about the data(More)
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