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5 Ways to Help Spanish-Speaking Parents at Your Healthcare Center

Patients who speak Spanish primarily or exclusively have a unique set of struggles and barriers when getting medical care, whether as a patient or caregiver. A language barrier can be stressful and burdensome for parents trying to get help for their child. What can be done about this? A recent study from Academic Pediatrics examined…

Needs of caregivers of head and neck cancer patients require recognition

ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA—After a patient receives a cancer diagnosis, their caregivers also undergo major life changes. The importance of these caregivers should be recognized by nurses in planning care for patients, especially for those with head and neck cancer. This research was presented at the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) 39th Annual Congress.

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