Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing

  • Skin Self-Examination: Partner Comfort and Support During Examinations as Predictors of Self-Efficacy in Patients At Risk for Melanoma Recurrence

    CJON 2019, 23(4), 397-404 DOI: 10.1188/19.CJON.397-404

    Background: Skin self-examination (SSE) is an effective method for melanoma survivors to detect potential cancerous growths sooner.

  • Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition: An Integrative Literature Review on Nutrition in Pediatric Recipients of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

    CJON 2019, 23(4), 351-354 DOI: 10.1188/19.CJON.351-354

    This article provides a summary of an integrative review on the efficacy of enteral nutrition (EN) and parenteral nutrition (PN) for meeting the nutrition and energy needs of pediatric patients following hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT).

  • Partial Thromboplastin Time: Accurate Measurement Through Evidence-Based Practice

    CJON 2019, 23(4), 431-433 DOI: 10.1188/19.CJON.431-433

    At the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center’s Hillman Cancer Center, multiple occurrences of critically elevated partial thromboplastin time (PTT) levels drawn by central venous access devices (implantable ports) were determined to be inaccurate.