Open Access Articles

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 H. 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 C. 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 L. 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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Bonnie Raingruber
Terri Wolf
CJON 2015, 19(3), 292-296 DOI: 10.1188/15.CJON.292-296
Background: Recruiting, retaining, and training oncology nurses is challenging given the stress levels associated with a field with constantly evolving treatments and a need for expertise in death and dying. Objectives: This research was conducted to assess what is unique about oncology nursing, to...
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Rosario Wippold
Maher Karam-Hage
Janice Blalock
Paul Cinciripini
CJON 2015, 19(2), 170-175 DOI: 10.1188/15.CJON.170-175
Background: Tobacco use is responsible for almost half a million deaths per year in the United States, and it accounts for one-third of all cancer deaths. Limited data concerning tobacco treatment among patients with cancer are available. In addition, these patients often have complicated medical...
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Lola Coke
Karine Otten
Beth Staffileno
Laura Minarich
Candice Nowiszewski
CJON 2015, 19(1), 75-80 DOI: 10.1188/15.CJON.75-80
Background: Oral hygiene is inconsistent among patients with cancer and is a national patient care issue. To promote comfort and nutritional status, oral hygiene for patients with cancer is important. Objectives: The purpose of this study was to develop an evidence-based oral hygiene educational...
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Lisa Aiello-Laws
Janice Reynolds
Nancy Deizer
Mary Peterson
Suzanne Ameringer
Marie Bakitas
CJON 2009, 13(6), 649-655 DOI: 10.1188/09.CJON.649-655
Cancer pain continues to be undertreated in adults despite the substantial amount of research on pain management. The Oncology Nursing Society coordinated a team for the Putting Evidence Into Practice (PEP) project to develop (and update) a PEP resource summarizing the current evidence for the...
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Nicole Reimer
Laura Herbener
CJON 2014, 18(6), 654-660 DOI: 10.1188/14.CJON.18-06AP
The literature demonstrates that diverse rounding methods have been shown to positively impact a wide variety of quality and safety outcomes, as well as patient and staff satisfaction. Rather than adopting one or two of these strategies, the concepts and recommendations from the literature...
Average: 3.3 (3 votes)