Edward Purssell

Summary

Affiliation: King's College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Does the use of antipyretics in children who have acute infections prolong febrile illness? A systematic review and meta-analysis
    Edward Purssell
    King s College London, London, United Kingdom Electronic address
    J Pediatr 163:822-827.e2. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Needs and priorities of young people with human immunodeficiency virus
    Edward Purssell
    King s College London
    Nurs Child Young People 25:20-4. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Development of a scale to measure parental self-efficacy in the care of pre-school children during periods of health and minor illness: integrating health and social policy methods
    Edward Purssell
    Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King s College London UK
    J Clin Nurs 20:1623-31. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Parental self-efficacy and its measurement - an evaluation of a parental self-efficacy measurement scale
    Edward Purssell
    King s College London, Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, London, UK
    J Clin Nurs 22:1487-94. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Uncertainties and anxieties about vaccination, answering parent's concerns
    Edward Purssell
    Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King s College London, London, United Kingdom
    J Pediatr Nurs 24:433-40. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Systematic review of studies comparing combined treatment with paracetamol and ibuprofen, with either drug alone
    Edward Purssell
    Department of Primary and Intermediate Care, King s College London, James Clerk Maxwell Building, 57 Waterloo Road, London SE1 8WA, UK
    Arch Dis Child 96:1175-9. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Parental fever phobia and its evolutionary correlates
    Edward Purssell
    Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King s College London, 57 Waterloo Road, London, UK
    J Clin Nurs 18:210-8. 2009
  8. pmc Treatment of fever and over-the-counter medicines
    Edward Purssell
    King s College London, James Clerk Maxwell Building, 57 Waterloo Road, London SE1 8WA, UK
    Arch Dis Child 92:900-1. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Commentary on Farnell S, Maxwell L, Tan, S, Rhodes A & Phillips A (2005) Temperature measurement: comparison of non-invasive methods used in adult critical care. Journal of Clinical Nursing 14, 632-639
    Edward Purssell
    Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King s College London, London, UK
    J Clin Nurs 16:217-9; discussion 219. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Symptoms in the host: infection and treatment model
    Edward Purssell
    King s College London, London, UK
    J Clin Nurs 14:555-61. 2005

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. doi request reprint Does the use of antipyretics in children who have acute infections prolong febrile illness? A systematic review and meta-analysis
    Edward Purssell
    King s College London, London, United Kingdom Electronic address
    J Pediatr 163:822-827.e2. 2013
    ..To review the literature and test the hypothesis that the use of antipyretic drugs in children with acute infections slows recovery...
  2. ncbi request reprint Needs and priorities of young people with human immunodeficiency virus
    Edward Purssell
    King s College London
    Nurs Child Young People 25:20-4. 2013
    ..To ascertain the views of young people in the UK with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) about their health care, and to compare these views with the perceptions of nurses involved in this sector and the current social policy response...
  3. doi request reprint Development of a scale to measure parental self-efficacy in the care of pre-school children during periods of health and minor illness: integrating health and social policy methods
    Edward Purssell
    Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King s College London UK
    J Clin Nurs 20:1623-31. 2011
    ..To develop a scale to measure parental self-efficacy in the care of pre-school children during periods of health and minor illness...
  4. doi request reprint Parental self-efficacy and its measurement - an evaluation of a parental self-efficacy measurement scale
    Edward Purssell
    King s College London, Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, London, UK
    J Clin Nurs 22:1487-94. 2013
    ..To field test a parental self-efficacy scale regarding its acceptability and feasibility and to describe parental self-efficacy in a convenience sample of parents with children aged 6 years old or less...
  5. doi request reprint Uncertainties and anxieties about vaccination, answering parent's concerns
    Edward Purssell
    Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King s College London, London, United Kingdom
    J Pediatr Nurs 24:433-40. 2009
    ..It concludes that although vaccines are overwhelmingly safe, constant vigilance is required...
  6. doi request reprint Systematic review of studies comparing combined treatment with paracetamol and ibuprofen, with either drug alone
    Edward Purssell
    Department of Primary and Intermediate Care, King s College London, James Clerk Maxwell Building, 57 Waterloo Road, London SE1 8WA, UK
    Arch Dis Child 96:1175-9. 2011
    ..To evaluate the evidence surrounding the use of combinations of paracetamol and ibuprofen in the treatment of fever...
  7. doi request reprint Parental fever phobia and its evolutionary correlates
    Edward Purssell
    Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King s College London, 57 Waterloo Road, London, UK
    J Clin Nurs 18:210-8. 2009
    ..This study aimed to identify parental views of fever in their children aged 1-6 years and to consider these and associated behaviours from an evolutionary perspective...
  8. pmc Treatment of fever and over-the-counter medicines
    Edward Purssell
    King s College London, James Clerk Maxwell Building, 57 Waterloo Road, London SE1 8WA, UK
    Arch Dis Child 92:900-1. 2007
    ..This study used parental reports of the treatment of fever as an indicator of possible problems that may result from this policy, finding that the use of ineffective treatments and the overuse of drugs were common...
  9. ncbi request reprint Commentary on Farnell S, Maxwell L, Tan, S, Rhodes A & Phillips A (2005) Temperature measurement: comparison of non-invasive methods used in adult critical care. Journal of Clinical Nursing 14, 632-639
    Edward Purssell
    Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King s College London, London, UK
    J Clin Nurs 16:217-9; discussion 219. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Symptoms in the host: infection and treatment model
    Edward Purssell
    King s College London, London, UK
    J Clin Nurs 14:555-61. 2005
    ..The aim is to devise a decision-making model to help nurses and allied professionals treat the symptoms of infectious diseases in a logical way that maximizes the benefits of symptoms and minimizes any harm that they might do...
  11. ncbi request reprint Evolutionary nursing: the case of infectious diseases
    Edward Purssell
    King s College London, Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, London, UK
    J Adv Nurs 49:164-72. 2005
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  12. doi request reprint P = nothing, or why we should not teach healthcare students about statistics
    Edward Purssell
    King s College London, James Clerk Maxwell Building, 57 Waterloo Road, London SE1 8WA, UK
    Nurse Educ Today 31:837-40. 2011
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  13. ncbi request reprint Treating fever in children: paracetamol or ibuprofen?
    Edward Purssell
    Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King s College London, London
    Br J Community Nurs 7:316-20. 2002
    ..Both drugs appeared well tolerated and no evidence of difference in short-term adverse effects was observed. Both drugs are effective antipyretics but the longer action of ibuprofen may make it preferable in some circumstances...
  14. ncbi request reprint Tympanic thermometry--normal temperature and reliability
    Edward Purssell
    King s College London, Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery
    Paediatr Nurs 21:40-3. 2009
    ..Clinical measurements such as temperature are commonly used for screening and diagnosis. However, little is known about the reliability of specific thermometers or measurement techniques...
  15. ncbi request reprint Upper respiratory tract infection in infants from a nutritional perspective
    Edward Purssell
    Department of Primary and Intermediate Care, Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King s College, London
    J Fam Health Care 19:164-8. 2009
    ..This paper summarises the evidence about the identification and treatment of these infections and discusses the effects of nutrition...
  16. ncbi request reprint Exploring the evidence surrounding the debate on MMR and autism
    Edward Purssell
    Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King s College London, London
    Br J Nurs 13:834-8. 2004
    ..This is due, in part, to the difficulties inherent in pre- and post-licensure vaccination research. These difficulties and the importance of vaccination and parental understanding of risk are discussed...
  17. ncbi request reprint Prevention and management of gastrointestinal infections in infants from a nutritional perspective
    Edward Purssell
    Department of Primary and Intermediate Care, Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King s College, London
    J Fam Health Care 19:200-3. 2009
    ..Informing parents and carers about the treatment and management of minor ailments will also help avoid unnecessary demand on the health service associated with regular consultation about these conditions...
  18. ncbi request reprint Community-acquired MRSA in children
    Edward Purssell
    Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King s College, London
    Paediatr Nurs 15:47-51. 2003
  19. doi request reprint Combining paracetamol and ibuprofen for fever in children
    Edward Purssell
    BMJ 337:a1590. 2008