In an effort to gather data on hazardous drug exposure, researchers surveyed oncology nurses regarding spills and use of personal protective equipment at 12 participating academic infusion centers.
After identifying bottlenecks at a VA hospital infusion clinic in Alabama, better communications and establishing a fast-track clinic for some patients led to a 23% reduction in infusion clinic wait times.
Of 6030 faculty members, 35.9% were women, researchers found.
Antidepressant treatment, social work referral, and psychological assessment are shown to improve depression symptoms in patients with a cancer diagnosis.
How should side effects of 5-HT3 antagonists be managed so patients can take their antiemetic prophylaxis?
[Breast Cancer: Targets and Therapy] This study presents the findings of a review of studies in the literature on available tools for assessing the coping skills of spouses and caregivers of patients with breast cancer.
This study showed that approximately one-third of NIH funding to US Schools of Nursing is to a nonnurse researcher.
This was a cross-sectional survey study that captured the observations of nurses who provided end-of-life care to patients with cancer.
Mock emergency drills conducted at an ambulatory cancer center focused on scenarios dealing with respiratory distress, stroke, and use of an evacuation chair to ensure staff had experience reacting to these emergencies.
Corresponding nationwide decrease of 80,000 registered nurses seen during same period.