The purpose of this project was to develop the specific content to be included within a safety netting information resource for the six most common acute illnesses (breathing difficulty, temperature, diarrhoea, vomiting, rash and dehydration), to help parents decide when to seek help for a sick child.Read more
The ASK ViC project is videoing sick children presenting to Accident and Emergency, if their parents agree. A web based Community of Practice will be developed to enable real time evaluation by parents and healthcare professionals to inform the quality and content of the videos captured.
(2012 – ongoing)Read more
The purpose of this project was to identify the content, presentation and delivery methods for an information resource to help parents decide when to seek help for a sick child.Read more
This project aimed to identify parent’s and health care professional’s use of information resources during decision making in acute childhood illness at home.Read more
The aim of this project was 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 literatureRead more