WEARING FACE MASKS FOR THE NEUTROPENIC POPULATION: WHAT IS THE EVIDENCE?
- Tom Chapman and Cancer Wellness at Piedmont. MARILL, MICHELE COHEN // Atlanta;Nov2013, Vol. 53 Issue 7, p92
The article offers information on the cancer wellness program offered by the Piedmont Hospital for supporting patients and oncology nurses in Atlanta, Georgia.
- The Knowledge Patients Impart. Green, Cheryl Ann // Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing;Apr2014, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p250
A tear falls down his left cheek as he recalls times of athleticism and strength. A mind fine tuned with operatic music and best selling novels. He smiles as you grasp his right hand and squeeze it. "How are you Mr. Frankle? Do you have any pain?"
- A Seat at the Table: Redesigning Cancer Care. Nevidjon, Brenda // Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing;Feb2014, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p13
The Institute of Medicine's ([IOM's], 2011) report, The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health, included the key message, "Nurses should be full partners, with physicians and other health professionals, in redesigning health care in the United States" (p. 221). That is a call for...
- FROM THE EDITOR. Faiman, Beth // Oncology Nurse-APN/PA;Mar/Apr2014, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p4
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- Call for Action: Caring for the United States' Aging Cancer Survivors. Palos, Guadalupe R.; Zandstra, Fran // Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing;Feb2013, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p88
The United States is undergoing significant societal shifts that will have profound implications for the professional practice of oncology nurses, including the aging of the nation's baby boomers and an anticipated increase in cancer survivors. Understanding of the confluence of those factors...
- ONCOLOGY NURSES' PERCEPTIONS OF COMMON PATIENT PROBLEMS ENCOUNTERED IN CARE. Johnson, Elizabeth // Oncology Nursing Forum;Mar2007, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p529
Nursing care involves the management of clinical problems related to disease or treatment. Nursing care is often multidimensional requiring ongoing critical analysis of competency and staffing needs. Oncology nursing can be especially complex given the multiple organ involvement related to the...
- Time and compassion. Horne, Gill // Nursing Standard;1/14/2004, Vol. 18 Issue 18, p24
Describes the role of McMillan nursing and the path to specializing in cancer care. Duties of McMillan nurses; Demand for McMillan nurses and other clinical nurse specialists in cancer care in Great Britain; Development of cancer nursing expertise closer to where patients live; Basis of caring.
- ARE WE STILL DOING THE RIGHT THING? AN EVIDENCE-BASED REVIEW OF THE MANAGEMENT OF CONSTIPATION. Bland, Maureen; Gaines, Barbara; Law, Ethel; Davis, Mary Elizabeth // Oncology Nursing Forum;Mar2007, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p537
Constipation ranks among the top three side effects experienced by cancer patients and has a significant impact on quality of life. Causes may be disease-related or iatrogenically induced. Oncology nurses are integral in the management and prevention of constipation. At this comprehensive cancer...
- STAFF EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS: "MULTIDISCIPLINARY TEAMS: HOW THEY WORK AND THE BENEFITS TO OUR PATIENTS.". Livingstone, Joan; Lodej, Marica; Hergert, Clara // Oncology Nursing Forum;Mar2007, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p540
The outpatient clinics in our cancer center have adopted the use of multidisciplinary teams to provided quality patient care. The use of multidisciplinary teams was a new concept to our cancer center and the inpatient staff expressed and an interest in learning about what role the oncology nurse...