Ann Brady suggests a way to help patients who are asked to make a decision between two difficult options.
Investigators at UCSD sought to create a tool to help clinicians predict patients’ risk of persistent opioid use after treatment.
A survey found that dermatologists have more confidence in diagnosing, managing, and their personal knowledge of permanent chemotherapy-induced alopecia compared with clinicians who practice in oncology or primary care/internal medicine.
Caroline O. Pardo, Ph.D., General Manager for Haymarket Medical Education, is pleased to announce that HME, based in Paramus, NJ, has been accredited as a provider of interprofessional continuing education by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education, the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, and the American Nursing Credentialing Center.
In an evaluation of the use of geriatric assessments by specially trained oncology nurses in the care of older patients with cancer, particularly when patients are susceptible to potential loss of autonomy, researchers found physicians often seek nurse assessments.
Although higher nurse-to-patient ratios ensure good outcomes for patients undergoing pancreaticoduodenectomy, PD-specific surgeon volume has a greater effect on risks of complications for these patients.
After a review of practices regarding chemotherapy administration revealed variations across inpatient/outpatient and adult/pediatric settings, a nursing team staged a skills event to standardize practices and procedures for a rural health care organization.
This study revealed difficulties with implementing a lay navigation program that focused on nonclinical issues but operated outside of the clinical cancer team.
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Physician-rated EHR usability independently linked to odds of burnout.