Summary of Twitter Chat – Action on Stroke Month: priorities in the management of, and research on, stroke.

The EBN Twitter chat on Wednesday 15th May was hosted by @EBNursingBMJ and Associate Editor, Lisa Kidd, as part of our special week of activities to mark Action on Stroke Month. The chat (#ebnjc) focussed on clinical priorities in the acute and longer-term management of stroke, how to involve and work with stroke survivors and […]

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Bladder rehabilitation in stroke survivors: why don’t nurses do it?

In our fourth blog of the week, Jo Booth, Professor of Rehabilitation Nursing at Glasgow Caledonian University focusses on one of the longer-term issues that stroke survivors face; urinary incontinence and urges nurses to engage in supporting recovery of bladder function. Urinary incontinence after stroke Urinary incontinence (UI) affects around half of all acute stroke […]

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A work in progress

In our second blog of the week, Shani Shamah, who has had a stroke and now works as an Engagement and Involvement Specialist and a Stroke Advocate and Counsellor from London, describes her experiences and her current involvement in research related activities. Opening the door to the future… My life is still a work in […]

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Treatment burden: the flip side for stroke survivors in a modern world.

In the first of our series of blogs to highlight Action on Stroke month, Dr Katie Gallacher, a clinical academic GP partner and Stroke Association Senior Clinical Fellow at the University of Glasgow discusses the issue of treatment burden for stroke survivors and their families.     The hard work of living with a chronic […]

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Action on Stroke Month: priorities in the management of, and research on, stroke.

Stroke is an acute event – caused by a sudden interruption in the blood flow to the brain – which requires emergency treatment, often followed by long-term treatments that facilitate recovery and prevent further stroke. The global incidence of stroke has been increasing over the past 25 years, particularly amongst younger people, and this is […]

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Summary of Twitter Chat – Wednesday 17th April 2019 Exploration of the use of mobile SPaced LEarning as a digital learning platform when teaching symptom management to undergraduate Nursing StudenExploration of the use of mobile SPaced LEarning as a digital learning platform when teaching symptom management to undergraduate Nursing Students: SPLENdidS study

Dr Clare Mc Veigh, Susan Carlisle, Matt Birch and Dr Helen Kerr from the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Queen’s University Belfast designed and ran The SPLENdidS study. You can find out more at the EBN blog https://tinyurl.com/y2arwjbc The EBN Twitter Chat on Wednesday 17th April 2019, was hosted by Dr Claire McVeigh, The SPLENdidS […]

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Exploration of the use of mobile SPaced LEarning as a digital learning platform when teaching symptom management to undergraduate Nursing StudenExploration of the use of mobile SPaced LEarning as a digital learning platform when teaching symptom management to undergraduate Nursing Students: SPLENdidS study

Dr Clare Mc Veigh, Susan Carlisle, Matt Birch and Dr Helen Kerr School of Nursing and Midwifery, Queen’s University Belfast Join the EBN Twitter Chat on Wednesday the 6th February 2019, 8-9pm UK time which will be hosted by Dr Claire McVeigh, a Lecturer at the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Queen’s University Belfast. It will […]

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Medical Marijuana: The Next Snake Oil?

Roberta Heale, Associate Editor of EBN, @robertaheale, @EBNursingBMJ Changes to regulation in many countries have opened up prescribing of medical marijuana. For example, recent changes in the UK allow prescriptions for medical cannabis. https://bit.ly/2VntmKd  Medical marijuana prescriptions are legal in more than half of the states and the District of Columbia in the US https://wb.md/2Vs6ZTZand […]

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