Prostate Cancer Awareness Month: Time for the Dreaded DRE
Michael Kaufman, Medical Journalist 9/23/2014 0
My friend Dominick joined a Jack LaLanne gym a few decades ago with a "lifetime membership" that guaranteed the annual fee would stay fixed at $99 -- as long as he renewed before ...
Unusual Nursing Jobs – Is Oncology Nursing One of Them?
AnnMarie Walton, MPH, RN, OCN, CHES 9/22/2014 1
Some days, I enjoy dreaming about doing something different in nursing. I mean really different. When I started out as a nurse, I was drawn to watching nurses on the deep ...
Deborah A. Boyle
Assuming Personal Power During Survivorship: Use of Complementary Approaches
Deborah A. Boyle, RN, MSN, AOCNS, FAAN 9/16/2014 2
The term "survivor" has been defined to reflect all patients dealing with life-threatening illness, but I personally confine my thoughts about survivors to those who have completed ...
Ch-Ch-Changes…. to ONS
Beth Faiman, PhDc, MSN, APN-BC, AOCN 9/11/2014 4
The Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) is the main professional organization to which a majority of oncology nurses belong. I have supported the ONS for nearly 20 years as a member, ...
Managing Breathlessness in Oncology Palliative Care
Anne Booms, MeNsgPC, AOCN, CHPN, BCN, CWCN, CHN,CNN, MeNsgNP(Belgium), MHN(Belgium) 9/8/2014 3
A 56-year-old male diagnosed with end-stage small-cell lung cancer presented to the emergency department with increased shortness of breath (SOB). Following assessment, it was found ...