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Carole McCue

Carole McCue
FDA Approves First Emergency Treatment for Chemotherapy Overdose
Carole McCue, RN, MS, CNE
12/29/2015  0
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Vistogard (uridine triacetate) as the first and only antidote for the emergency treatment in adult and pediatric patients ...

Cathy Cole

Cathy Cole
Getting Back to Nursing Basics
Cathy Cole, RNC, NP, MPH, CHES, CBPN-IC
8/28/2015  2
It was a lovely summer wedding. The weather along Oyster Bay in New York could not have been better. And of course, the bride was beautiful. I was at the wedding of my dear ...

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Cathy Cole

Cathy Cole
Breast Cancer Can Be a Heart-Breaking Experience
Cathy Cole, RNC, NP, MPH, CHES, CBPN-IC
1/21/2015  3
It was bound to happen eventually. You are so focused on taking care of patients with breast cancer and the potential for treatment-related side effects, when you hear a Code Blue ...

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Beth Faiman

Beth Faiman
Airbus Oncological Emergency: How Prepared Would You Be?
Beth Faiman, PhDc, MSN, APN-BC, AOCN
4/17/2014  9
Last week I was renewing my Basic Life Support (BLS) certification. As we were reviewing the 2010 American Heart Association Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) guidelines for adult ...

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Anne Booms

Anne Booms
Early Intervention by ONP May Help Reduce Oncological Emergencies
Anne Booms, MeNsgPC, AOCN, CHPN, BCN, CWCN, CHN,CNN, MeNsgNP(Belgium), MHN(Belgium)
2/20/2014  16
My core role as an ONP is to follow up with new chemotherapy patients and patients discharged from the hospital proactively, as well as to perform comprehensive assessments, ...

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Maggie Hughes

Maggie Hughes
Preparing Healthcare Workers for an Unexpected Stay at Work
Maggie Hughes, LMSW, Medical Oncology Social Worker
1/31/2014  16
As healthcare professionals, we are often called upon to stay at work when our friends and family have "snow days." While folks are uploading pictures of snowmen and warm chili ...

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Dianna Ellison

Dianna Ellison
Evaluating Critical Care Costs & Patient Outcomes
Dianna Ellison, RN, OCN, CCM
11/25/2013  7
According to a recent article from WebMD, critical care doctors believed they provided futile care to 1 in 5 patients in the ICU by needlessly prolonging their lives.

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Monica Key

Monica Key
Atypical Confusion & Ammonia Levels
Monica Key, APRN, CCRN, AOCNP
10/18/2013  7
Recently a 66-year-old male with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) presented to the hospital due to acute onset of confusion witnessed by his family members.

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Julianna Paradisi

Julianna Paradisi
The Subtle Dangers of Febrile Neutropenia
Julianna Paradisi, RN, OCN
9/9/2013  9
Has this ever happened to you?

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Webinar Series
Tuesday, October 29, 2013 12:00 PM EDT
Archived

Presented by Ellen T. Matloff, MS, CGC , this webinar will highlight:

  • How to determine which patients require genetic counseling
  • How to help prepare your patients for the genetic counseling process
  • Testing options that are now available
  • How you can utilize this data in managing your patients and their family members

Participants will also be able to ask questions during a live question and answer period with speaker Ellen T. Matloff, MS, CGC .

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 12:00 PM EDT
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Wednesday, April 10, 2013 12:00 PM EDT
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FDA Approves Onivyde for Advanced Pancreatic Cancer
Marijke Vroomen Durning, RN,
10/27/2015  3
On October 22, 2015, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Onivyde (irinotecan liposome injection, Merrimack Pharmaceuticals, Inc.), in combination with fluorouracil ...
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