Elwira Lubos is a Senior Research Nurse, currently working at the Cognitive Health Clinical Research Facility in Oxford. She qualified as a Mental Health Nurse in 2005 from Oxford Brookes University; in 2009 completed degree in psychosocial Interventions in psychosis and became registered as a Non Medical prescriber in 2013. She has worked with patients suffering from mental illness first as a Staff Nurse in acute admissions unit at a Warneford Psychiatric Hospital, and subsequently as a Care Coordinator with Oxfordshire Early Intervention in Psychosis Team. Her interests are physical health monitoring and health promotion in patients suffering from serious and enduring mental illness.
Elwira Lubos summarises the recent ATLAS RCT of antipsychotic treatment for very late-onset schizophrenia-like psychosis, which provides evidence for the effectiveness of a very low dose of Amisulpride (100 mg).[read the full story...]
Elwira Lubos summarises a recent review of reviews looking at the evidence for improving outcomes in first-episode psychosis.[read the full story...]
Elwira Lubos writes her debut blog on a recent systematic review with pairwise and network meta-analyses, looking at antipsychotic drugs for the acute treatment of patients with first episode schizophrenia.[read the full story...]