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October 2014

Volume 17

Issue 4

Published quarterly, the purpose of Evidence-Based Nursing is to select from the health related literature research studies and reviews that report important advances relevant to best nursing practice. The clinical relevance and rigour of the studies is assessed to identify research that is relevant to nursing. A commentary on chosen articles identifies the key findings and implications for clinical practice. The RCN Publishing Company Limited and the BMJ Publishing Group publish Evidence-Based Nursing under the editorship of Dr Alison Twycross from London South Bank University, London, UK.

Free: Editor's Choice

Quantitative study—other: People with diabetes and self-reported severe hypoglycaemia have increased mortality risk over 5 years

This retrospective survey of ambulatory patients with diabetes indicates that self-reported severe hypoglycaemia is associated with increased risk of 5-year mortality....

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Research Made Simple

Read the latest articles published in the Research Made Simple Series:

Bias in Research>> 

View a full list of all the articles here >> 

Knowledge & Innovation Plan

The Royal College of Nursing has launched a Knowledge and Innovation Action Plan which aims to grow a dynamic knowledge base for nursing to enhance care


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EBN Twitter Journal Chat #ebnjc

The EBN Journal Chat #ebnjc offers readers the opportunity to participate in discussion about research articles and commentaries from EBN focusing on a monthly topic.

August's topic is Health Promotion, take part in the chats on the 6th and 20th August.

September's topic is Care of Older People, take part in the chats on the 3rd and 17th September.

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EBN Podcasts

Listen to the 8th #ebnjc Podcast on June's topic of Health Promotion from EBN Associate Editor Helen Noble:


Living with Cancer and current exercise recommendations >>

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EBN Blog

Want to engage with Evidence-Based Nursing issues beyond the confines of the print journal, take a look at the EBN blog and give us your feedback.

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