Although several studies conclude higher mortality rates on hospital weekend admissions are due to reduced staff and services, these patients more often display clinical characteristics that increase their mortality risk, compared with those admitted during the week, a recent study concludes. The findings, based on an analysis of electronic health records, are discussed in a conversation between Associate Editor of EBN David Barrett (University of Hull, UK) and Pamela de Cordova (Rutgers...
In this episode, Helen Noble, associate editor at EBN, talks to Linda Campbell, the stroke coordinator at NHS Highland in Scotland. They are discussing the need for nurse education to address uncertainties of role and contribution in stroke rehabilitation. Read the commentary on the EBN website: http://ebn.bmj.com/content/21/2/44. Commentary on: Loft MI, Poulsen I, Esbensen BA, et al. Nurses’ and nurse assistants’ beliefs, attitudes and actions related to role and function in an inpatient...
Nurses are witnessing a higher prevalence of self-harm related to mental health in children and young people, says Lin Graham-Ray, designated nurse for looked after children and care-leavers in Merton and Wandsworth CCGs. The nurse consultant was the invited host of the EBN Twitter chat of 3rd January, which emphasized the need for nurses to understand that the problem “is happening all over the place" - she tells Associate Editor of EBN Roberta Heale in this podcast. Lin advocates...
In this episode Dr David Barrett, Associate Editor on EBN, talks to Despina Anagnostou, School of Medicine, Cardiff University. about her published paper "Palliative care improves quality of life and reduces symptom burden in adults with life-limiting illness". Full paper >> http://ebn.bmj.com/content/20/2/47
In this episode Helen Noble, Associate Editor EBN, talks to Constance Guille, Medical University of South Carolina, about her recent article Telephone delivery of Interpersonal Psychotherapy by Certified Nurse-Midwives may help reduce symptoms of Postpartum Depression in EBN journal. Full article >> http://ebn.bmj.com/content/20/1/12
In this episode Helen Noble, Associate Editor EBN, talks to Ian Walsh, Clinical Academic, Queen’s University Belfast, about the recently published paper "Persistent Long-Term Urinary Incontinence Post Parturition" in Evidence Based Nursing. Full paper >> http://ebn.bmj.com/content/20/1/8.full
In this episode Dr Helen Noble talks to Dr Yusra Harahsheh about the recent commentary published in EBN entitled "Intermittent pneumatic compression is effective in reducing proximal DVT" Full text >> http://ebn.bmj.com/content/19/2/47.full
In this episode Joanna Smith talks to Dr Ali about the recent paper in EBN entitled "Parent preferences on pain prevention, even when faced with medication dilemmas, influence their decisions to administer opioids in children." Read the article >> http://ebn.bmj.com/content/19/2/51.full
In this episode, Alison Tywcross and Stacey Roles talk about the recent literature review entitled "It is unclear if combined motivational interviewing and cognitive behavioural therapy improve medication adherence". Read the full paper here: http://ebn.bmj.com/content/early/2016/06/24/eb-2016-102370.full.
In this podcast Helen Noble talks to Jennifer Fournier about the recently published paper in EBN "Nurse-led home exercise programme improves physical function for people receiving haemodialysis" Full paper >> http://ebn.bmj.com/content/19/1/12.full
In this podcast Dr Joanna Smith talks to Dr Colin Michie about his recently published paper in EBN entitled "Breast feeding could reduce the risk of childhood leukaemias" Full paper > http://ebn.bmj.com/content/early/2016/01/12/eb-2015-102200.full