Stephen is a 45-year-old, Stage IIA colon cancer patient, s/p hemicolectomy. He practices as a lawyer and is quite anxious to put his cancer experience behind him. At his last chemotherapy session today he told his chemotherapy nurse, Rose, that he is considering a colonic cleansing diet to clear his colon of any bacterial contaminants that may be the source of future cancers.
Stephen is 71 inches in height, weighs 255 pounds, and has a body mass index (BMI) of 35.8, which is similar to his pre-surgical baseline. His idea makes perfectly good sense to Rose as Stephen is overweight anyway.
At ONS Congress 2013, Patrice Dillow, MSN, RN, APRN, and WOCN from the Cancer Treatment Centers of America explains how topical Leptospermum honey reduced pain and promoted healing of chronic, complex wounds.
Ashley Leak, PhD, RN, geriatric oncology nurse, Cancer Care Quality Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Gillings School of Global Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management, at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the School of Nursing at UNC Chapel Hill, explains the reasons she enjoyed attending the ONS Annual Congress meeting.
The 2013 Nurse Compensation Survey Results Are In Michelle Bragazzi, BS, RN, 5/3/2013 32 In February, TheONC surveyed more than 600 oncology nurses to find out more about their careers. We wanted to know if they felt adequately compensated and satisfied within their ...
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