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    Pediatric Oncology Nurse

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    Pediatric Oncology Nurse Have you ever had a nurse help you that is even better than the Call of Duty? Pediatric oncology nurses are there to help the ones that are fighting cancer and help them get treatment to fight it. Most patients are under 18‚ although some could be up to 21. The patients that pediatric oncology nurses work with are usually fighting some form of cancer or in remission. By being a nurse for kids‚ you have to be prepared to interact with the patient’s parents or guardian. With

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    Oncology‚ the branch of medicine that is dedicated to preventing cancer‚ is very complex and is very interesting. Many different natural elements are used in oncology such as Gold‚ Platinum‚ Silver‚ Iridium‚ and Ruthenium. Gold is one of the most useful elements in oncology. Gold is used to bind drugs and deliver them‚ it reduces tumor mass‚ and is not dangerous to ingest. First of all‚ gold is used to bind drugs‚ and deliver them. Gold nanoparticles are non-toxic which allows for them to be safely

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    Question 1: (see full question) Which of the following observations should the nurse make first when the client who has had a modified radical mastectomy returns from the operating room to the recovery room? You selected: Ensuring that the client’s airway is free of obstruction. Correct Explanation: The highest priority when a nurse receives a client from the operating room is to assess airway patency. If the airway is not clear‚ immediate steps should be taken so that the cli... (more)

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    has always been a problem is people and animals. No one knew what the problem was until 1761‚ when Giovanni Morgagni did the very first autopsy on a body. The very beginning of Oncology just started with surgery and removal. Over time doctors found different ways to get rid of cancer. Many things have changed in Oncology but the goal for the doctors has still stayed the same; do everything you can to help the patient. To be an Oncologist you have to get a Bachelors Degree‚

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    Oncology and Good Health

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    Cancer Patients – Blindsided It is typical for cancer patients to respond with shock and disbelief when first diagnosed. Suddenly there’s an urgency to distance ourselves far away from the unimaginable. . .we were personally attacked without warning! We long for fairness so we cry‚ “Foul! Cancer hit me when I wasn’t looking. Life’s unfair!” We’re too young‚ we’re rarely sick‚ or we’ve already lost a dear friend or family member to this disease. We react as if blindsided and become confused. Life’s

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    also are essential in the emerging area of clinical heredity for prevention and early detection of cancer. I am a staff nurse with more than ten years of experience in oncology department; I have developed the oncology nursing skill in a one of the private hospital in klang valley. I would like to bring out my inspiration in oncology nursing and its reflection in this essay. Every now and again a new environment and situation comes along which really does add something to our understanding of what

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    ONCOLOGY PRESCRIPTION DRUG PRICING: Cancer medication prices have been increasing since 15 years and has been affecting the patients as well the American Healthcare System. Cancer treatments cost nearly 20% to 30% of total out- of- pocket expenses for the patient and a financial burden of $20000 to $30000 per year. I hereby present a few facts about prescription drug pricing in U.S.A for oncology[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9]:- • According to IMS Institute of Health Informatics‚ prescription

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    beginning of the diagnosis. Working as a multidisciplinary team has its many benefits as diagnosing and treating often come with many complexities. Cancer patients are often treated by a team of medicals practitioners from various fields of oncology. One can classify oncology into three main parts: radiology oncologist‚ medical oncologist and surgical oncologist. The medical oncologist uses medications or chemotherapy to treat a cancer patient. The surgical oncologist specializes in removing the cancerous

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    put me in the position to help children making questionable decisions‚ or becoming doctor. I realized my dream of becoming a pediatric oncologist a few years ago when I became interested in oncology and then realized I could combine two of my passions‚ children and cancer. While I am aware that pediatric oncology is a tough‚ demanding profession I want to be a part of it because of the opportunity it presents to make a difference and help people. It seems especially rewarding

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    Oncology QSEN Case Study

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    involving her family in her plan of care or not involving them if that is her wise. I would begin by making sure I obtained a thorough history and examination. I would focus on areas that will be specific to providing this type of patient care (oncology and chemotherapy). - Assess the clients physical symptoms‚ psychological well being‚ and their goals and priorities. -Assess the patient and family for verbal and nonverbal behaviors. Look for indications regarding anxiety‚ fear‚ grieving

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