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Seminars in Oncology Nursing

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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30146346/social-inequalities-in-palliative-care-for-cancer-patients-in-the-us-a-structured-review
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REVIEW
Ronit Elk, Tisha M Felder, Ebru Cayir, Cleo A Samuel
OBJECTIVES: To identify patterns of access to and use or provision of palliative care services in medically underserved and vulnerable groups diagnosed with cancer. DATA SOURCES: Google Scholar, PubMed, MEDLINE, and Web of Science were searched to identify peer-reviewed studies that described palliative care in medically underserved or vulnerable populations diagnosed with cancer. CONCLUSION: Disparities in both access and referral to palliative care are evident in many underserved groups...
August 23, 2018: Seminars in Oncology Nursing
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30143346/integrating-family-caregivers-into-palliative-oncology-care-using-the-self-and-family-management-approach
#2
REVIEW
Dena Schulman-Green, Shelli Feder
OBJECTIVE: To describe the integration of family caregivers into palliative oncology care using the Self- and Family Management Framework. DATA SOURCES: Peer-reviewed journal articles. CONCLUSION: The role of family caregivers in palliative oncology includes focusing on illness needs, activating resources, and living with cancer. Several factors may serve as facilitators of or barriers to these activities. A growing number of interventions support family caregivers' involvement in palliative oncology care...
August 21, 2018: Seminars in Oncology Nursing
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30122429/understanding-and-addressing-the-religious-and-spiritual-needs-of-advanced-cancer-patients
#3
REVIEW
Mark Lazenby
OBJECTIVES: To review the religious and spiritual needs of advanced cancer patients and how oncology nurses can assess and address unmet needs. DATA SOURCES: Peer-reviewed articles. CONCLUSION: The changing landscape of how advanced cancer patients understand religion and spirituality has created a dynamic set of unmet religious and spiritual needs. Nursing assessment and interventions focused on these needs requires a focus on faith and beliefs and on relationships and meaning-making...
August 16, 2018: Seminars in Oncology Nursing
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30122428/perspectives-in-international-palliative-care
#4
REVIEW
Sultan Kav, Jeannine M Brant, Tayreez Mushani
OBJECTIVES: To explore an international perspective on the needs and challenges for providing palliative care services, the nurse's role, and building capacity for palliative care. DATA SOURCES: Review of the most up-to-date literature related to global palliative care, cancer and nursing. CONCLUSION: The increase of cancer worldwide has added to the need for nurses to develop skills in palliative and end-of-life care. Despite the numerous global challenges nurses face in providing palliative care, a multitude of opportunities and organizations are available that support nurses...
August 16, 2018: Seminars in Oncology Nursing
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30120000/evidence-based-palliative-care-approaches-to-non-pain-physical-symptom-management-in-cancer-patients
#5
REVIEW
Chelsea Hagmann, Arlene Cramer, Allison Kestenbaum, Carlota Durazo, Anna Downey, Michelle Russell, Jaydee Geluz, Joseph D Ma, Eric J Roeland
OBJECTIVE: To review effective approaches for non-pain symptom management for cancer patients focusing on treatment of nausea and vomiting, constipation, diarrhea, anorexia/cachexia, fatigue, and dyspnea. DATA SOURCES: Peer-reviewed articles, clinical practice guidelines, professional organization position statements. CONCLUSION: Oncology nurses are key advocates for optimal symptom management. Maximizing palliation of symptoms improves quality of life and prolongs survival...
August 14, 2018: Seminars in Oncology Nursing
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30119999/integration-of-palliative-care-and-oncology-nursing
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REVIEW
Kimberly Chow, Constance Dahlin
OBJECTIVE: To describe the evolution of oncology and palliative nursing in meeting the changing landscape of cancer care. DATA SOURCES: Peer-reviewed articles, clinical practice guidelines, professional organization, and position statements. CONCLUSION: Nurses have been at the forefront of efforts to develop and implement oncology and palliative care programs. Fifty years ago a cancer diagnosis meant a poor prognosis, high symptom burden, and disease uncertainty...
August 14, 2018: Seminars in Oncology Nursing
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30100372/psychological-symptoms-in-advanced-cancer
#7
REVIEW
Jennifer R Bail, Lara Traeger, William F Pirl, Marie A Bakitas
OBJECTIVES: To discuss psychological symptoms among patients with advanced cancer, assessment of psychological symptoms, and evidence-based strategies to manage psychological symptoms. DATA SOURCES: Current cancer-care guidelines and journal articles. CONCLUSION: Psychological symptoms are prevalent among patients with advanced cancer and may not be evident without appropriate screening. Distressed patients may not meet criteria for a full clinical psychiatric diagnosis, but may still benefit from interventions to improve quality of life...
August 9, 2018: Seminars in Oncology Nursing
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30100371/introduction
#8
EDITORIAL
Marie A Bakitas, J Nicholas Dionne-Odom
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August 9, 2018: Seminars in Oncology Nursing
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30100370/closing-the-gap-on-pediatric-palliative-oncology-disparities
#9
REVIEW
Erin R Currie, Steadman L McPeters, Jennifer W Mack
OBJECTIVES: To describe pediatric palliative care (PPC) in pediatric oncology, the importance of PPC for pediatric oncology patients, disparities within pediatric palliative oncology, innovative strategies for improving PPC access in underserved populations, and implications for oncology nursing practice. DATA SOURCES: Published pediatric oncology and palliative peer-reviewed articles and guidance documents. CONCLUSION: Disparities exist within pediatric palliative oncology...
August 9, 2018: Seminars in Oncology Nursing
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30100369/evidence-based-management-of-cancer-pain
#10
REVIEW
Jason A Webb, Thomas W LeBlanc
OBJECTIVE: To provide a brief review of common palliative care practices in the assessment and management of cancer pain for practicing oncology nurses. DATA SOURCES: Published literature as indexed in Medline, relevant guideline documents, textbooks, and clinical experience. CONCLUSION: All persons with cancer should undergo a comprehensive pain assessment, using validated instruments when possible, and receive expert-guided cancer pain therapy...
August 9, 2018: Seminars in Oncology Nursing
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30100368/communicating-with-patients-and-families-around-difficult-topics-in-cancer-care-using-the-comfort-communication-curriculum
#11
REVIEW
Elaine Wittenberg, Anne Reb, Elisa Kanter
OBJECTIVES: To examine nurse communication in cancer care and offer communication strategies for quality palliative care nursing. DATA SOURCES: Communication strategies offered are based on the COMFORT Communication curriculum, an evidence-based communication training program. CONCLUSION: Whole-patient assessment, a major component of palliative care, involves communication that includes eliciting the patient's story, addressing health literacy needs, being mindful of burnout, and relating to the patient and family...
August 9, 2018: Seminars in Oncology Nursing
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30100367/emerging-models-of-providing-oncology-palliative-care
#12
J Brian Cassel, Tara A Albrecht
OBJECTIVE: To describe palliative care integration into oncology, including several models that facilitate this integration, important considerations when initiating a program, special oncologic populations that would benefit from palliative care, and challenges to consider. DATA SOURCES: Palliative care and oncology literature over the past decade. CONCLUSION: Multiple models exist to facilitate the integration of palliative care based on the needs of the providers or payers...
August 9, 2018: Seminars in Oncology Nursing
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30100366/advance-care-planning-and-end-of-life-decision-making-for-patients-with-cancer
#13
REVIEW
Rajiv Agarwal, Andrew S Epstein
OBJECTIVE: To highlight the importance, challenges, and evolution of advance care planning for patients with cancer. DATA SOURCES: Peer-reviewed journal articles and clinical guidelines. CONCLUSION: Advance care planning is fundamental to support the personhood of patients with advanced cancer. Patients must be encouraged by physicians and nurses to articulate what matters and provides meaning to them as they live, cope, and receive treatment for their cancer...
August 9, 2018: Seminars in Oncology Nursing
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29678481/clinical-decision-support-tools-improving-cancer-care
#14
REVIEW
Robert C Stillman
OBJECTIVES: To describe the clinical decision support tools and advancements in health information technology currently utilized at a National Cancer Institute designated cancer center to aid in achieving the Institute for Healthcare Improvement Triple Aim project. DATA SOURCES: Published literature, Web sites. CONCLUSION: Advances in health information technology facilitate increasing quality and satisfaction with care, improving the health of populations, and reducing the cost of care...
May 2018: Seminars in Oncology Nursing
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29631935/tumor-treating-fields-technology-alternating-electric-field-therapy-for-the-treatment-of-solid-tumors
#15
REVIEW
Laura Benson
OBJECTIVE: To provide an overview of Tumor Treating Fields (TTFields) and the Optune device in the treatment of glioblastoma multiforme as well as discuss the evolution of TTFields technology for the treatment of different tumor types. DATA SOURCES: Peer reviewed publications, proceedings, and Internet-based resources. CONCLUSION: TTFields represent a unique technological modality for the effective treatment of glioblastoma multiforme and potentially other solid tumors...
May 2018: Seminars in Oncology Nursing
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29628200/public-policy-and-health-informatics
#16
REVIEW
Katherine Bell
OBJECTIVES: To provide an overview of the history of electronic health policy and identify significant laws that influence health informatics. DATA SOURCES: US Department of Health and Human Services. CONCLUSION: The development of health information technology has influenced the process for delivering health care. Public policy and regulations are an important part of health informatics and establish the structure of electronic health systems...
May 2018: Seminars in Oncology Nursing
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29627143/telehealth-mobile-applications-and-wearable-devices-are-expanding-cancer-care-beyond-walls
#17
REVIEW
Carol Cannon
OBJECTIVES: To review telehealth solutions, mobile applications, and wearable devices that are currently impacting patients, caregivers, and providers who work in the oncology setting. DATA SOURCES: A literature search was conducted using the terms (Telehealth, Mobile Health, mHealth, Wearable Devices) + (Oncology, Cancer Care). CONCLUSION: There are many current applications of telehealth and mobile health in the oncology setting. IMPLICATIONS FOR NURSING PRACTICE: Nurses who care for patients with cancer should be aware of the pervasiveness and impact of telehealth and mobile health to this unique population...
May 2018: Seminars in Oncology Nursing
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29625803/using-patient-portals-to-increase-engagement-in-patients-with-cancer
#18
REVIEW
Elizabeth S Rodriguez
OBJECTIVES: To review patient portals which serve as a tool for patient engagement by increasing access to electronic health care information and expanding ways to communicate with health care providers. DATA SOURCES: Reviews of the literature and first-hand experience. CONCLUSION: Meaningful Use requirements propelled the design and development of patient portals in recent years. Patient engagement in oncology can improve quality of life and outcomes...
May 2018: Seminars in Oncology Nursing
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29622519/social-media-use-in-cancer-care
#19
REVIEW
Joni Watson
OBJECTIVE: To describe the increasing professional use of social media within oncology health care practice. DATA SOURCES: Peer-reviewed and lay publications. CONCLUSION: Social media has changed the communication landscape over the last 15 years. An integral part of worldwide culture, oncology health care professionals can utilize social media to listen, learn, engage, and co-create to advance cancer care. IMPLICATIONS FOR NURSING PRACTICE: Nurses must be aware of the professional uses for social media, how to use the media, and where to find evidence supporting health care social media efforts within cancer care...
May 2018: Seminars in Oncology Nursing
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29609829/is-the-virtual-colonoscopy-a-replacement-for-optical-colonoscopy
#20
REVIEW
Andrew Guinigundo
OBJECTIVE: To examine the viability of colon cancer screening with computed tomography colonography, also known as virtual colonoscopy. DATA SOURCES: Clinical guidelines, published medical research. CONCLUSION: Virtual colonoscopy, under the right circumstances, is an accurate viable screening tool for patients who may not otherwise desire to or are not able to participate in traditional colonoscopy. IMPLICATIONS FOR NURSING PRACTICE: Nurses should be aware that routine colon cancer screening is recommended starting at age 50...
May 2018: Seminars in Oncology Nursing
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