Biological Basis to Child Health 14: The Immune System
Davies, K., Batt, R. and Crawford, R. (2021). Biological Basis to Child Health 14: The Immune System. Nursing children and young people.
|Authors||Davies, K., Batt, R. and Crawford, R.|
This article is the X article in the Biological Basis to Child Health. Understanding how the immune system develops and functions is vital knowledge for a children’s nurse. This article introduces microbiology, considers the development of the immune system and reviews innate and adaptive immunity. There is an emphasis on childhood immunisations, and it will explore elements of immune dysfunction.
|Keywords||Immunity; Immunisations; Antibody; T cell; B cell; immune dysfunction; embryology|
|Journal||Nursing children and young people|
|Publisher||RCN Publishing (RCNi)|
|Publication process dates|
|Accepted||04 Mar 2021|
|Deposited||17 Mar 2021|
|Accepted author manuscript|
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