Advanced nurse practitioner Bridgett Harr, CPN, works at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, and spoke about her work, and an award-winning study about clinic-based acute rehabilitation for patients led by advanced practice nurses.
Women being treated for cancer appear to benefit from a psychological intervention aimed at counseling them on fertility preservation, according to a study reported by the National Comprehensive Cancer Network.
The doctoral degree in nursing is earned as either a professional or a practice degree. Nurses with professional doctorates (PhDs) test and validate new knowledge; whereas, nurses with practice doctorates (DNPs) apply concepts into best practices in the clinical setting.
The Cancer Support Community (CSC) has developed the Cancer Experience Registry, which is a unique resource that provides evidence-based data about the emotional, social, physical, and financial issues patients and caregivers face.
Patients who undergo gastrectomy are at high risk for poor bone health and vitamin D deficiency and should be assessed and treated for this, according to researchers from Australia who described these issues at the 2016 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium.
Although heart disease is the major cause of death in the United States, the public perception of cancer includes death, fear, stigma, lingering suffering and pain, loss of control, helplessness, and economic ruin.