Moral distress in Oncology
Int J Environ Res Public Health
The oncology setting is characterized by various complexities, and healthcare professionals may experience stressful conditions associated with ethical decisions during daily clinical practice.
Advanced breast cancer education for cancer nurses
Nurse Education Today 2022
Access to comprehensive, integrated, multidisciplinary care is one of the most urgent and actionable recommendations of the Advanced Breast Cancer Global Alliance. However, access to specialist breast care units, and specialist breast cancer nurses is variable, influenced by access to specialist education and role recognition...
Immune Reactions in Major Types of Oncological Treatment
Int J Mol Sci. 2023
In recent years, there has been a noticeable development in oncological treatment, including chemotherapy and biological treatment. Despite their significant effectiveness, they are not free from side effects, such as allergic and dermatological reactions. These reactions can vary in severity and outcome, including potential death. Examples, among others, are type I-IV hypersensitivity reactions...
Educational Needs in Oncology Nursing: A Scoping Review
Healthcare (Basel) 2022
Care in oncology requires both technical and psychosocial skills by nursing staff, so continuous learning is necessary. Evidence suggests there are some educational gaps in oncology nursing staff, and continuing educational interventions have been effective in overcoming these deficiencies. Aim: to determine the basic educational lines that a continuous training program should have for oncology nurses. A bibliographic review study was carried out in two phases from October 2020 to January 2021...
Hypnosis on patients treated with adjuvant chemotherapy for breast cancer
Cancer Rep (Hoboken) 2023
Acceptability and tolerance of chemotherapy on patients treated for breast cancer remain challenging. Complementary approaches such as hypnosis may have a favorable impact both at the time of announcing and during chemotherapy, due to the notorious anxiety, distress, and self-perceived dysfunction. The objective of the study was that the patients complied with at least four self-hypnosis sessions out of the six cycles of chemotherapy.
Cross-Sectional Study of the Effects of Job Burnout on Immune Function in 105 Female Oncology Nurses at a
Tertiary Oncology Hospital
Medical Science Monitor 2021
Nurses who work in hospitals experience a high level of burnout and the relationship between immune variables and burnout syndrome has yet to be elucidated. The aim of the present study was to investigate the effects of job burnout on immune function in female oncology nurses in a tertiary oncology hospital in Guangxi, China. The aspects of the human immune system evaluated were humoral and cellular immunity and complement components 3 (C3) and 4 (C4).
The Invisible Roles of Oncology Nurses in Shared Decision Making
Cancer Care Research Online 2021
Shared decision making (SDM) often focuses narrowly on the physician-patient dyad. But nurses, especially in oncology, play a crucial role in SDM as they support the basic needs of patients and help them navigate key decision points during cancer care.