Open Access Articles

Alexandra Meyer
Chelsea Moran
Tanya Fitzpatrick
Jochen Ernst
Annett Körner
CJON 2018, 22(4), 398-406 DOI: 10.1188/18.CJON.398-406
Background: The impact of support work on volunteers with a personal history of cancer has rarely been examined, despite the possibility that supporting distressed individuals may become a psychological burden for someone who has faced a life-threatening disease themselves. Objectives: The purpose...
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Betty R. Ferrell
Kate Kravitz
Tami Borneman
Ellen Taratoot Friedmann
CJON 2018, 22(3), 286-294 DOI: 10.1188/18.CJON.286-294
Background: While providing physical, psychological, and spiritual care to their loved ones with cancer, family caregivers (FCGs) are physically and emotionally vulnerable to the tolls of caregiving. Patients and FCGs experience the uncertainty that comes with illness and treatment, its side...
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Emily K. Compton
Karen Gildemeyer
Tina M. Mason
Susan R. Hartranft
Steven K. Sutton
CJON 2018, 22(2), 169-174 DOI: 10.1188/18.CJON.169-174
Background: Duffy’s Quality-Caring Model guides nursing practice at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa, FL. No published studies using this model in oncology were found. Objectives: The purpose of this article is to determine patients’ perceptions of nurse caring...
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Elaine Wittenberg
Betty Ferrell
Elisa Kanter
Haley Buller
CJON 2018, 22(1), 53-61 DOI: 10.1188/18.CJON.53-61
Background: As patient advocates, oncology nurses must attend to varying levels of health literacy among patients and families. However, little is known about nurses’ experiences and comfort with health literacy assessment and providing health literacy support. Objectives: The purpose of this study...
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Laura Curr Beamer
CJON 2017, 21(6), 730-737 DOI: 10.1188/17.CJON.730-737
Background: The field of genetics and genomics is rapidly expanding, particularly in oncology. Genetics and genomics can lead to ethical concerns. Oncology nurses must balance the need for evidence-based oncology care with that of ethical care for patients and their family members. Objectives: The...
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Beth Faiman
CJON 2017, 21(5), 3-6 DOI: 10.1188/17.CJON.S5.3-6
Patients with multiple myeloma (MM) often deal with short- and long-term side effects of the treatment and disease sequelae. Reasons for inadequately managed symptoms are multifactorial (e.g., the patient may fear treatment interruption, the clinician does not assess or address the symptoms) and...
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Kimberly Noonan
Sandra Rome
Beth Faiman
Daniel Verina
and the International Myeloma Foundation Nurse Leadership Board
CJON 2017, 21(5), 37-46 DOI: 10.1188/17.CJON.S5.37-46
Background: Venous thromboembolism (VTE) and cardiovascular (CV) disease can occur in patients with multiple myeloma. Although VTE and CV disease are separate medical conditions, they can be serious and even life-threatening. Objectives: The objectives of this article are to describe risk factors...
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Beth Faiman
Deborah Doss
Kathleen Colson
Patricia Mangan
Tracy King
Joseph D. Tariman
and the International Myeloma Foundation Nurse Leadership Board
CJON 2017, 21(5), 19-36 DOI: 10.1188/17.CJON.S5.19-36
Background: A majority of patients with multiple myeloma experience damage to the kidneys and peripheral nerves either at diagnosis or throughout the disease. Symptoms of diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, or constipation can also occur. Prevention and management of disease- and treatment-related side...
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Donna Catamero
Kimberly Noonan
Tiffany Richards
Beth Faiman
Cindy Manchulenko
Hollie Devine
Page Bertolotti
Charise Gleason
and the International Myeloma Foundation Nurse Leadership Board
CJON 2017, 21(5), 7-18 DOI: 10.1188/17.CJON.S5.7-18
Background: The psychological needs of patients and caregivers may be inadvertently overlooked, contributing to the patient’s distress and possibly compromising outcomes. Untreated, these psychological needs may impair the patient’s ability to make decisions and adhere to treatment. Objectives:...
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Kevin Brigle
Amy Pierre
Elizabeth Finley-Oliver
Beth Faiman
Joseph D. Tariman
Teresa Miceli
and the International Myeloma Foundation Nurse Leadership Board
CJON 2017, 21(5), 60-76 DOI: 10.1188/17.CJON.S5.60-76
Background: Oncologic emergencies associated with multiple myeloma include myelosuppression (anemia, neutropenia, and thrombocytopenia), bone-related emergencies, and acute renal failure. Objectives: This article reviews the pathophysiology of these multiple myeloma-associated oncology emergencies...
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