ONA 2015 Navigation Summit

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Giving psychosocial care to pediatric patients

An awareness of young patients' emotional needs is important.

Chinese herbal mixture reduces cancer-related fatigue

Chinese medicine Ren Shen Yangrong Tang helps battle fatigue.

The nurse-patient relationship

When it's time to be brave enough to let go

Weight lifting helps breast cancer survivors

Progressive weight lifting can lessen physical function deterioration.

Long-term survival in advanced melanoma

Examining cases of prolonged survival.

XTANDI Practice & Patient Resources


Navigator Notes

Developing as a navigator: From novice to expert

Navigation, much like a nurse's career, evolves from a novice role that follows a set guideline for tasks to an integral part of the continuum of cancer care.

The Total Patient

Pilot program coordinates palliative care and support for rural communities

Effective patient-centered palliative care is contingent on access to supportive care, which may be lacking in rural areas. In this pilot program, researchers demonstrated a model that bridges that gap.

Advisor Forum

Optimal nurse:patient ratio for patients on IL-2

Optimal nurse:patient ratio for patients on IL-2

What is the best practice recommendation for nurse-to-patient ratio for patients receiving IL-2?

Efficacy of Cathflo at suggested volume

Efficacy of Cathflo at suggested volume

Given reservoir volume and catheter length, 2.2 mL of Cathflo does not seem to be enough volume to reach the tip, thus the sheath/clot. Are there any reports of using larger volumes?


Fact Sheets

Cancer Clusters (Fact Sheet)

Cancer Clusters (Fact Sheet)

This fact sheet defines a "cancer cluster" and discusses details related to investigating a cancer cluster and determining a cluster's statistical significance.

Chemicals in Meat Cooked at High Temperatures and Cancer Risk (Fact Sheet)

Chemicals in Meat Cooked at High Temperatures and Cancer Risk (Fact Sheet)

This fact sheet examines the possible cancer risks associated with the consumption of heterocyclic amines (HCAs) and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) formed in meats cooked via high-temperature methods.

Editorial Board

Ann J. Brady, MSN, RN-BC

Jiajoyce Conway, DNP, FNP-BC, AOCNP, NP-C

Frank dela Rama, RN, MS, AOCNS

Marianne Davies, DNP, ACNP, AOCNP

Donald R. Fleming, MD

Karen MacDonald, RN, BSN, CPON

Susanne Menon, MP, OCN

Leah A. Scaramuzzo, MSN, RN-BC, AOCN

Lisa A. Thompson, PharmD, BCOP

Rosemarie A. Tucci, RN, MSN, AOCN


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