Hematology & Oncology
Here you will find research, educational, and evidence-based practice materials carried out by nurses with extensive knowledge in the clinical setting and intended to address issues of interest in Hematology and Oncology Care. This collection will disseminate materials of specific importance to practicing nurses who treat patients with cancer.
Topics that can be found within this collection may include, but are not limited to:
Best Practices; Care Coordination Standards & Policies; Developments, Advancements, or Updates on Nursing Care, Treatments or Procedures; Evidenced-based Practice; Infection Control; Medical Error Reduction; Multidisciplinary Collaboration in Managing Patient Care; Nursing Shortage (How it affects Oncology Care); Nursing Roles in Oncology Care, Nurse Navigator; Pain/Nausea Management; Patient Advocacy; Patient Education; Patient/Family Support & Education; Patient Monitoring (Advances in or Changes to); Patient Outcomes; Safe Handling; Standards of Care
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Utilizing an Order Set in a Computerized Provider Entry System to Increase Speech Pathology Referrals in Adult Head and Neck Cancer Patients (6/26/2018)Introduction. Treatment of head and neck cancers may include radiation therapy and side effects will result in swallowing difficulties that can lead to feeding tube use, malnutrition, and reductions in quality of life. ...
(Philippine Journal of Nursing, 2013-12)Worldwide, cancer still ranks as the second leading cause of death among children. In Asia alone, it continues to be a leading cause of childhood mortality. Though treatment such as chemotherapy have played a major role ...
Partnering with Families to Validate Questionnaires Assessing Unmet Needs of Children, Adolescents, and Parents/Caregivers at the End of Cancer Treatment (8/30/2017)Transitioning off cancer treatment is a momentous occasion for pediatric patients and their families, but also brings anxiety and fear, suggesting that there are unmet needs/gaps in services provided at the end of treament. ...
Efficacy of Aloe Vera Gel Topical Application on Radiation Induced Mucositis in Head and Neck Malignancy (8/8/2017)INTRODUCTION: One word that is even more daunting than the death itself and eats up a person from the inside is cancer. Head and neck malignancy (HNM) is a heterogeneous disease characterized by complex clinical and ...
Caregiver Burden and Quality of Life Factors Affecting Caregivers Caring for Patients with Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma (3/1/2017)Background/Hypothesis: A unique caregiver burden and quality of life for the caregivers of CTCL patients exists, and as such, there may be unidentified, and thus unmet, caregiver needs. Objectives: The purpose of this ...
(Oncology Nursing Society, 1/11/2017)Cancer related fatigue (CRF) is a result of cancer and cancer treatment. CRF can be debilitating for patients during and after treatment. Evidence supports activity as effective for reducing cancer related fatigue. An ...
(12/14/2015)Purposes: To determine if patients in a structured, monitored walking program experience less symptom distress than patients receiving the usual standard of care. Background/Significance: Cancer and its treatments are ...