Pediatric oncology nurses' attitudes related to discussing fertility preservation with pediatric cancer patients and their families.

@article{Vadaparampil2007PediatricON,
  title={Pediatric oncology nurses' attitudes related to discussing fertility preservation with pediatric cancer patients and their families.},
  author={Susan T Vadaparampil and Heather B Clayton and Gwendolyn P Quinn and Lindsey M. King and Michael L Nieder and Crystal Y. Wilson},
  journal={Journal of pediatric oncology nursing : official journal of the Association of Pediatric Oncology Nurses},
  year={2007},
  volume={24 5},
  pages={255-63}
}
This study explores nurses' attitudes toward the discussion of fertility preservation (FP) with pediatric cancer patients and their families. A cross-sectional survey was administered to attendees of a pediatric oncology conference. Of the 115 nurses who responded and comprised the study sample, most reported discussing risks of infertility or FP <or= 50% of the time. The 3 attitudinal factors most commonly rated by nurses to influence discussion of FP are the potential of upsetting patients… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 24 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…