Why do some women avoid breast cancer screening?

Roberta Heale, Associate Editor EBN, @EBNursingBMJ @robertaheale A large percentage of my work in family practice care includes screening for early detection of disease. Cholesterol testing, PAPs, prostate and colon cancer screening are a few examples.  Another example is the mammogram which is used to screen for breast cancer. Recommendations vary so that the age […]

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Treating pain during pregnancy and breast feeding

This week’s EBN Twitter Chat on Weds 19th April at 8-9pm UK time will focus on pain during pregnancy, how important and difficult is to treat pain during pregnancy and breast feeding. The Twitter Chat will be hosted by Dr Massimo Allegri, Assistant Professor in Anesthesia Intensive Care and Pain Medicine at the University of Parma […]

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