The Future Nurse Standards: Implementation and Delivery

This week’s EBN Twitter Chat will focus on the new Nursing and Midwifery Council’s (NMC) standards of proficiency and education for registered nurses, which will have their parliamentary launch on Thursday 17 May. We are tweeting directly from the Council of Deans of Health (CoDH) summit (#Council2018) at a slightly different time to normal – […]

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Evidence Based Approach to Prescribing for Pain Management

Roberta Heale, Associate Editor EBN @robertaheale @EBNursingBMJ A recent commentary in EBN (http://ebn.bmj.com/content/ebnurs/21/2/50.full.pdf) highlighted a research study by Chang et al. 1 which demonstrated that non-opioid analgesia is as effective as opioid medication in management of acute pain. This definitely flies in the face against the common perception that opioid medications are superior in acute […]

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Arts Based Interventions for Patients

Claire Carswell, PhD student, Queen’s University Belfast. This week’s EBN Twitter Chat on Wednesday 25th April between 8-9 pm (UK time) is being led by PhD student Claire Carswell, Queen’s University Belfast. This Blog provides some context for the Chat. You can contribute to the chat by adding #ebnjc to your tweets. End-stage kidney disease […]

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Work force stress and positive coping strategies

Dr Jo Gilmartin, People Systems and Services (PSS) Research Group, School of Healthcare, University of Leeds, J.Gilmartin@leeds.ac.uk Contemporary academia has recently been reported as one of the most stressful professions in the United Kingdom; not the dreaming spires of academia; a life of reflection, unpacking concepts, writing papers, sunny afternoons punting on the river, or ‘Educating […]

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Can we use Social Media as a research tool to capture daily life experiences of young people with chronic pain?

This week’s EBN Twitter Chat on Wednesday 4th April between 8-9 pm (UK time) is being led by Line Caes (@LineCaes), Unviersity of Stirling and Abbie Jones (@abbiejones86), PhD student at the University of Bath. This Blog provides some context for the Chat. You can contribute to the chat by adding #ebnjc to your tweets. […]

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Establishing the Clinical Characteristics of Cachexia in End-Stage Kidney Disease.

Dr Clare McKeaveney, PhD. Research Fellow, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Queen’s University Belfast. Join our EBN Twitter Chat on Wednesday the 21st March 2018, 8-9pm UK time, which will focus on cachexia in end-stage kidney disease. Participating in the Twitter chat requires a Twitter account; if you do not already have one you can […]

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Mobilising identity through social media; psychosocial support for young people with life limiting conditions outside of the care setting

George Peat, PhD student based in the School of Healthcare, University of Leeds. Interested in predominantly qualitative research that explores perceptions of the self, @gpeat1 Join our EBN Twitter Chat on Wednesday the 7th of March 2018, 8-9pm UK time, which will focus on social media as a psychosocial support for young people with life limiting […]

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