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.
- Preventing Crises in the Patient With Cancer. Shelton, Brenda K. // Oncology Nursing Forum;Jul2000, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p905
Outlines the elements of an assessment methodology to detect potential complications in patients with cancer. Factors important in the prevention of a critical event in the course of patient care; List of potential complications of cancer; Assessment parameters for several oncologic emergencies.
- The Cancer Unit. Valinoti, Eileen // Confrontation;Fall2013, Issue 114, p215
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experiences of taking care of a cancer patient.
- 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?"
- TREAT ME RIGHT! RETENTION STRATEGIES GIVE ONCOLOGY STAFF COMMITMENT TO UNIT. Althoff, Christine // Oncology Nursing Forum;Mar2006, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p452
Given the critical nursing shortage, Inova Fairfax Hospital (IFH) hematology- oncology unit is focusing on efforts to retain the current nursing staff. Beyond lower recruitment and orientation costs, retaining employees helps increase staff stability. Higher retention rates on the oncology unit...
- Lessons Along the Way. Ross, Janice; O'Shea, Becky // Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing;Aug2008, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p546
The author reflects on her experience on how she became an oncology nurse. She recalls working on a 29-bed hospital after she graduated, where the patients of the hospital's first oncologist were assigned to her unit. She claims that she has been an oncology nurse for 27 years and a cancer...
- AN ONCOLOGY NURSE FELLOWSHIP AS A RECRUITMENT AND RETENTION STRATEGY. Miller, Linda // Oncology Nursing Forum;Mar2006, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p453
The twin goals of recruitment and retention of oncology nurses continue to challenge educators and administrators. Successful orientation to the oncology setting requires the acquisition of considerable knowledge and skills. For the novice nurse, learning to care for acutely ill cancer patients...
- Nurses can help prevent upper extremity lymphedema. // Hem/Onc Today;6/10/2008, Vol. 9 Issue 10, p16
The article reports on a study which found that the use of early intervention strategies by nurses can help decrease the incidence of upper extremity lymphedema and improve the quality of life in patients with breast cancer. To identify evidence-based nursing strategies for the prevention and...
- 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...