Autism and healthcare: multiple perspectives

This blog accompanies a twitter chat on 19 June 8pm UK time. Joining a twitter chat is easy – use your usual provider and follow #ebnjc.  Remember to insert #ebnjc in all your tweets for that. Autism is not one distinct ‘thing’: it is social construction that is often described in a neurobiological way and […]

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Healthcare and the Arts: An Interdisciplinary collaboration – Summary of Twitter Chat

The fascinating twitter chat this week explored the relationships between healthcare, the arts and humanities. It was facilitated by Mr Ian Walsh, a surgeon and Senior Lecturer at Queen’s University Belfast @BigIanbo #ebnjc Very quickly the chat highlighted related arts and health research. One study brought creative writing, objects, archaeology into thinking about death, dying […]

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Healthcare and the Arts: An Interdisciplinary collaboration

Mr Ian Walsh, Senior Lecturer, School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences, Queen’s University Belfast Join the EBN Twitter Chat on Wednesday the 5th June 2019, 8-9pm UK time which will be hosted by Mr Ian Walsh, Senior Lecturer, School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences, Queen’s University Belfast. It will focus on arts in […]

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Fatigue in patients on haemodialysis, who cares?

Zakariya Al Naamani, PhD student, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Queen’s University Belfast.   Living with end-stage kidney disease (ESKD) and receiving haemodialysis treatment is a life challenging task. ESKD causes anaemia, electrolyte imbalances, uraemia and accumulation of waste products. Despite increased survival rates, patients who receive haemodialysis are required to adjust their life to […]

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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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Food for thought in acute stroke

In our third blog of the week for Action on Stroke Month,  Trish Elder-Gracie, a Stroke Nurse Specialist in NHS Lothian shares her perspectives on current priorities in the acute management of stroke in the UK. Stroke medicine has changed exponentially since I was a wee student nurse over thirty years ago when we tucked […]

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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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