Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing

  • Reducing Unplanned Admissions: Focusing on Hospital Admissions and Emergency Department Visits for Patients With Head and Neck Cancer During Radiation Therapy

    CJON 2017, 21(3), 363-369 DOI: 10.1188/17.CJON.363-369

    Background: Head and neck cancer (HNC) treatments cause severe toxicities, leading to high rates of emergency department (ED) visits and unplanned hospital admissions (UHAs). 

  • Influenza Adherence Tool Kit: Implementation and Evaluation Among Allogeneic Hematopoietic Transplantation Recipients

    CJON 2017, 21(3), 339-344 DOI: 10.1188/17.CJON.339-344

    Background: Allogeneic transplantation is associated with significant complications, such as influenza, a common virus in the post-transplantation setting that can be detrimental to patients. Therefore, patients should adhere to influenza vaccinations.

  • Hyperglycemia and Cancer: An Algorithm to Guide Oncology Nurses

    CJON 2017, 21(3), 345-352 DOI: 10.1188/17.CJON.345-352

    Background: A dual diagnosis of cancer and hyperglycemia has demonstrated untoward effects on patients’ cancer treatment, prognosis, and survival.