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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

Child-spanking at age 5 may have a detrimental effect on child externalising behaviour and cognitive development at age 9

The adverse effects of spanking on behaviour seem clear, yet the effects on verbal intelligence remain less certain...

Read this free article chosen by the Editor >>
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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


Find out more here >>

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.

November's topic is Care of the Dying Patient, take part in the chats on the 5th and 19th November.

Find out how to participate and join in now! >>

EBN Podcasts

Listen to the 9th #ebnjc Podcast on September's topic of Care of the Older Person from EBN Associate Editor Dorothy Forbes:


Hearing Loss in Older Adults and Cognitive Decline >>

Previous podcasts>>

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.

Read the latest blog post here >>