Helen Cowan

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Helen Cowan completed a DPhil in Physiology in Oxford in 2002, focussing on the effects of anaesthetics on the heart. She qualified with distinction in Adult Nursing in 2004 and has since nursed in cardiac surgery, neurosurgery, hospice care, clinical trials and the nursing home. She is also a health writer and committee member/judging panel member for the Guild of Health Writers. She has written more than 100 articles on the human body, drugs and diseases for Readers Digest online and is a regular contributor to the British Journal of Cardiac Nursing, with writings including those on lupus, telemonitoring, pioneers of cardiology and a monthly Research Round Up column. She has also written for the British Medical Journal and the Telegraph. Helen began writing blogs for Evidently Cochrane in 2017 and is always keen to consider the patient’s preferences and values alongside the evidence itself.

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