Beyond the Sleeping Pill: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia

Contributed by Roberta Heale, Associate Editor EBN, @robertaheale, @EBNursingBMJ There’s not a more frustrating than tossing and turning all night.  However, between 30-50% of adults identify ongoing sleep disturbances.  While restless sleep once in a while is a nuisance, insomnia is a different story. It can be a significant problem particularly with older adults who […]

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Pain in children with cancer: myths, management, and the family context

This week’s EBN Twitter Chat on Wednesday 7th June 2017 between 8-9 pm (UK time) will focus on pain in children with cancer and is being hosted by Roses Parker (parker11@lsbu.ac.uk), PhD student in Children’s Nursing, London South Bank University @Roses_Parker and Perri Tutelman (ptutelman@dal.ca), PhD student in Clinical Psychology, Dalhousie University Twitter @PerriTutelman. Participating […]

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Supporting newly qualified nurses into the world of work

Jane Wray, Senior Research Fellow, Director of Research, School of Health and Social Work, University of Hull Finishing university and starting employment is an exciting time for newly qualified nurses. It’s the beginning of what is generally a long, successful and exciting career within the profession. It can, however, also be a stressful or challenging […]

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International Council of Nurses Congress – Using Social Media to Engage with Nurses

Roberta Heale (@robertaheale) & Joanna Smith (@josmith175) Associate Editors, EBN We are presenting how Evidence Based Nursing (EBN) is using social media to engage with nurses at the International Council of Nurses (ICN) Congress, being help at the end of May 2017 in Barcelona, Spain. Nurses across the globe will be exploring nurses’ roles in leading the […]

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Caring for agitated patients

This week’s EBN Twitter Chat on Wednesday 17th May 2017 between 8-9 pm (UK time) will focus on caring for agitated patients and is being hosted by Angela Teece (A.M.Teece@leeds.ac.uk), Trainee Lecturer in Adult Nursing, University of Leeds @AngelaTeece and Sam Freeman (samantha.freeman@manchester.ac.uk) Lecturer in Adult Nursing, University of Manchester Twitter @Sam_Freeman. Participating in the Twitter […]

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Music therapy in improving the quality of life of palliative care patients: does it work?

Dr Joanne Reid, Reader in Cancer Nursing, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Queens University Belfast. Research Collaboration in Northern Ireland between Queen’s University, ‘Every Day Harmony’ and Marie Curie Hospice Belfast, funded by the Public Health Agency, Northern Ireland. Despite recent advances in medicine, patients with advanced illness continue to report high rates of suffering […]

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Do we need to rethink how we educate healthcare professionals about pain management?

Do we need to rethink how we educate healthcare professionals about pain management? This week’s EBN Twitter Chat on Wednesday 3rd May between 8-9 pm (UK time) is taking place live from the British Pain Society’s (@BritishPainSoc) Annual Scientific Meeting in Birmingham. The chat will focus on whether we need to rethink how we educate […]

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