Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing

  • Implanted Port Patency: Comparing Heparin and Normal Saline

    CJON 2021, 25(2), 169-173 DOI: 10.1188/21.CJON.169-173

    Background: To maintain implanted port patency, clinicians can better determine the difference between the use of heparin and normal saline, including risk to patients, unnecessary cost to the healthcare system, and whether heparin is effective in maintaining port patency.

  • Managing Falls: Implementation of a Three-Intervention Initiative to Improve Quality of Care for Patients With Cancer

    CJON 2021, 25(2), 188-193 DOI: 10.1188/21.CJON.188-193

    Background: All healthcare institutions prioritize falls as a major safety issue. Falls are of particular concern on inpatient oncology units where patients are substantially at risk for injury related to falls.

  • Exercise Intervention: A Pilot Study to Assess the Feasibility and Impact on Cancer-Related Fatigue and Quality of Life Among Patients With High-Grade Glioma

    CJON 2021, 25(2), 194-200 DOI: 10.1188/21.CJON.194-200

    Background: Cancer-related fatigue (CRF) is a challenging symptom, often compromising quality of life (QOL) and hindering physical activity among patients with cancer.