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Fang Fang Zhang
Susan Meagher
Susan Koch-Weser
Marybeth Singer
Geetika Dhaundiyal
John Erban
Edward Saltzman
CJON 2017, 21(1), 65-71 DOI: 10.1188/17.CJON.65-71
Background: Obesity in cancer survivors has been recognized as a growing crisis in cancer care, but cancer survivors may not perceive weight status as important and may not be motivated to manage weight. Objectives: This study aims to evaluate survivors’ perception, interest, and preferences for...
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Patricia Jakel
Jillian Kenney
Natalia Ludan
Pamela S. Miller
Norma McNair
Edith Matesic
CJON 2016, 20(6), 611-616 DOI: 10.1188/16.CJON.611-616
Background: Oncology nurses have increased exposure to the prolonged illness, tragedy, loss, and premature death of patients. As a result, they are at higher risk for developing compassion fatigue. Objectives: The aim of this study was to examine if use of the Provider Resilience mobile application...
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Karlen E. Luthy
Sarah L. Stocksdale
Janelle L.B. Macintosh
Lacey M. Eden
Renea L. Beckstrand
Katie Edmonds
CJON 2016, 20(5), 492-497 DOI: 10.1188/16.CJON.492-497
Background: All major hospital facilities in the state of Utah have employee vaccination policies. However, the presence of healthcare worker vaccination policies in outpatient oncology clinics was unknown. Objectives: The objectives of this article are to identify oncology outpatient employee...
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Brenda K. Shelton
Julie Stanik-Hutt
Joyce Kane
Richard J. Jones
CJON 2016, 20(3), 281-288 DOI: 10.1188/16.CJON.281-288
Background: Infectious complications can occur in patients receiving cancer treatment and are the most common cause of death not directly related to malignancy. Established international best practices for recognition and management of early sepsis with bundled interventions reduce sepsis-related...
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Woonhwa Ko
Norma Kiser-Larson
CJON 2016, 20(2), 158-164 DOI: 10.1188/16.CJON.158-164
Background: Oncology nursing is often a source of substantial stress for nurses. Many nurses, particularly novice nurses, have inadequate preparation to care for patients at the end of life and their families. Unless nurses prevent or manage work-related stress by using effective coping strategies...
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Joanne Frankel Kelvin
CJON 2016, 20(1), 44-51 DOI: 10.1188/16.CJON.44-51
Background: Loss of fertility is one of the many potential late effects of cancer treatment. For young men and women who have not yet started or completed building their families, this can be a source of considerable emotional distress. Advances in reproductive technology can enable many of these...
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Kristina Karvinen
Brenda Bruner
Tracy Truant
CJON 2015, 19(6), 690-696 DOI: 10.1188/15.CJON.690-696
Background: Oncology nurses are well poised to provide lifestyle behavior counseling to cancer survivors. However, very little is known about the current lifestyle behavior counseling practices of oncology nurses. Objectives: The primary purpose of this study was to examine lifestyle behavior...
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Allister Benjamin Chase
Kristen Markel
Marianne Tawa
CJON 2015, 19(6), E131-E139 DOI: 10.1188/15.CJON.E131-E139
Background: Mycosis fungoides is the most common form of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (MF-CTCL). Quality nursing care is necessary for effective diagnosis and treatment of patients with MF-CTCL. Early-stage MF-CTCL (stages Ia and Ib) is most often managed in both dermatology and multidisciplinary...
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Joseph D. Tariman
Katharine Szubski
CJON 2015, 19(5), 548-556 DOI: 10.1188/15.CJON.548-556
Background: Many models of patient-physician relationships have been described since a paternalistic model was postulated in the early 1950s. Among them are the informative model, doctor-as-agent model, shared model of care, family-centered model, and Degner and Beaton’s Patterns of Decision Making...
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Janine Overcash
CJON 2015, 19(4), E80-E86 DOI: 10.1188/15.CJON.E80-E86
Background: Geriatric oncology offers specialized care that incorporates comprehensive geriatric assessment (CGA) and multidisciplinary teams (MDTs) with oncology care. Geriatric syndromes, comorbidities, and caregiver concerns are relevant to the oncology assessment in older adult patients to make...
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