In a blog for anyone making health decisions, Sarah Chapman looks at some key things that can help you make a choice that feels right for you. Included here are links to good resources.
Author archives: Sarah Chapman
An evidence round-up, for nurses, on venous leg ulcers.
Hip fracture is a common injury, but do we have reliable evidence to guide care and rehabilitation?
The latest evidence and resources for midwives and clinical support staff.
Sandra shares her experience of PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) and how treatment with EMDR (eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing) helped, and we include sources of information and support for people with PTSD.
How decision aids can help people make better choices about treatments.
Can you rely on the result of your LFT (lateral flow test)? Here’s a brief look at the latest evidence on how well LFTs for COVID-19 work.
What would you do if you woke up unable to move half your face? This blog shares Olivia's story, the challenges of Bell's palsy & what we know about treatments
We can learn about communication with young people in hospital from the mums of two young patients, who share their stories here, and we look at research and resources.
Sarah Chapman reflects on the text conversations she had with her Mum’s carer when her Mum was dying during lockdown. She also talks about recent evidence on effective communication between health professionals, those who are dying and their families and about our need for knowledge of ordinary dying.
In a blog for breastfeeding women affected by painful nipples, and people supporting them, Sarah Chapman looks at the evidence behind various treatment options and the benefits of support.
Can hip protectors prevent fractures in older people? We look at the evidence.