Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing

  • Cognitive Screening: Using the Clock-Drawing Test to Assess for Preexisting Deficits in Older Women Diagnosed With Breast Cancer

    CJON 2017, 21(4), 489-498 DOI: 10.1188/17.CJON.489-498

    Background: Older women diagnosed with breast cancer may also have preexisting cognitive deficits.

  • Palliative Care and Phase 1 Trials: Intervention to Improve Quality of Life and Provide Education

    CJON 2017, 21(4), 473-479 DOI: 10.1188/17.CJON.473-479

    Background: Patients in phase 1 clinical trials often have significant symptom burdens and quality-of-life concerns that increase as they progress along the cancer trajectory and experience drug toxicities from the clinical trial. 

  • Perioperative Care Implementation: Evidence-Based Practice for Patients With Pancreaticoduodenectomy Using the Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Guidelines 

    CJON 2017, 21(4), 466-472 DOI: 10.1188/17.CJON.466-472

    Background: Pancreatic adenocarcinoma is an aggressive cancer that carries a poor prognosis. Pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD) offers the only potential cure, but the associated morbidity is high.