News

Working together to improve healthcare through EAUN

Dear EAUN members, My motivation to apply to become a member of the board started while working on the latest prostate EAUN Guidelines, and has grown after attending the EAUN conference in 2019. I am professionally engaged and love constantly gaining new...

Bile acid loss syndrome

Bile fluid is produced in the liver (approx. 900 ml /24 h) and stored in the gallbladder. Together with the pancreatic secretions, the bile is released into the duodenum and reabsorbed and reused in the enterohepatic circulation. Bile is necessary for good digestion and...

Former EAUN Chair elected AAN Fellow

The EAUN wants to congratulate Bente Thoft Jensen, RN, MPH, PhD, Department of Urology, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark, on her election as a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing (AAN). The virtual induction of Bente Thoft as a Fellow into...

Spotlight on frailty in bladder cancer

Is frailty an underestimated marker in clinical practice? Perioperative and long-term functional and oncological outcomes following radical cystectomy (RC) for bladder cancer remain unchanged, despite advances in  technique and perioperative management as well as neoadjuvant therapy. Is there something we overlooked? The article below...

Rare and unknown: Sleep-related painful erections

Sleep-related painful erections are a very rare condition in men. Over the last 2 years, I have seen the condition only 4 times. No treatment Sometimes nightly erections become painful. The reason why remains unclear. Men wake up during...

The quality and use of communication in PCa decision aids

Men newly diagnosed with localised prostate cancer are facing difficult decisions regarding their treatment. They need to choose from a range of treatment options (e.g., surgery, external beam radiotherapy, brachytherapy, or active surveillance), which have equivalent survival outcomes but differ in the risk of adverse...

Nurses and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) education – part 2

In the previous edition of EUT we explained why nurses are motivated to pursue PhD education. We will now discuss the striking variations of the requirements for doctoral education between European countries and even between universities in one country. All universities aim at offering...