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Unlicensed Staff Members' Experiences With Patients' Pain on an Inpatient Oncology Unit: Implications for Redesigning the Care Delivery System
Insight is provided into the role of unlicensed inpatient hospital staff caring for cancer patients in pain, and implications for the educational preparation of this group as well as the nature of their participation in the care delivery system.
Successful desensitization to oxaliplatin with incorporation of calcium gluconate and magnesium sulfate.
A previously published oxaliplatin-desensitization protocol is modified by incorporating intravenous calcium gluconate and magnesium sulfate, and a patient with stage IIIc colorectal cancer and prior severe hypersensitivity reactions to oxali Platin who underwent successful oxali platin desensitizing using this protocol is reported.
Nurse participation in decisions regarding limitation of treatment.
  • C. Donovan
  • Medicine
    The Yale journal of biology and medicine
  • 1992
The nature of hospital cancer nurses' involvement in the decision-making process is examined through the use of a case and three practice domains are identified: assisting patients to reach a truly autonomous choice, helping families to understand and to cope with the realities of the situation, and communicating with and encouraging open communication among all those involved.
More attention needs to be given to the process by which a patient learns to cope with life with a stoma. You contribute a large part to the multiple adaptations the patient will be required to make.
An evidence-based project to advance oncology nursing practice.
An oncology nursing evidencebased project on chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting at YaleNew Haven Hospital (YNHH), a National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, used a model for evidence-based practice.
Nurses share chemotherapy safety measures with patients.