The impact of treatment side effects on self-esteem and what nurses can do to help.
A survey study sought to determine levels of knowledge and interest among oncology and palliative care nurses regarding music therapy/care.
This support program is designed to help women with metastatic breast cancer who are coping with a disease that has no potential for cure.
An evidence-based intervention sought to improve compassion fatigue, compassion satisfaction, and resilience and coping practices among pediatric oncology nurses.
After enactment of N.J. law mandating reporting of staffing info, patients per RN fell for 10 specialties.
This study validated the effectiveness of the NCCN Distress Thermometer and Problem List for Patients, validated tools for assessing distress in patients with cancer, for use in telephonic case management.
Nursing takes courage. Sometimes that courage is needed to respond to a difficult patient or case; other times it is needed to respond to your own reactions and needs.
Interestingly, some cancer infusion centers reported planned rituximab infusion times that were nearly 3 times as long as those reported by other cancer infusion centers.
Hand hygiene compliance was 50.8 percent when health care workers moved from dirtier to cleaner tasks.
Using a journal club presentation, nurse leaders prepare the staff of a surgical oncology unit to care for patients undergoing robotic surgery for gastrointestinal cancers.