Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University

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Impact of Goals of Care on Resource Use at End of Life

September 13, 2018

Researchers exam­ined whether there were differences in resource use at end of life between patients with advanced cancer who identified goals of care focused heavily upon survival versus those who identified goals of care heavily focused on quality of life.

Spirituality in Oncology Care: Patient Priorities and Innovative Interventions

February 26, 2016

The topic of spirituality has become increasingly relevant in oncology nursing dialogue, research, and practice, with an eye toward how best to assess and identify patients’ spiritual needs and then develop innovative clinical interventions to effectively address those needs.

Preparing Oncology Nurses to Provide Palliative Care to Patients and Families

October 15, 2015

Research has demonstrated that integrating palliative care early for patients with advanced cancer improves outcomes such as quality of life, mood, patient satisfaction, prognostic understanding, health service use, and survival.