Duquesne University School of Nursing

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Nurse Trust Among Patients With Ports

June 20, 2018

Research has shown that pain and anxiety are related to port access, so a need exists to capture patients’ feelings and emotions related to living with a port, as well as effective nursing interventions aimed at addressing those patient experiences.

Promoting BRCA Awareness

March 15, 2018

By taking the nonthreatening approach of consulting a genetic counselor, plus the simple act of sending out a freshly collected 1-cc sample of saliva, I will affect not only my health but also the well-being of my daughters, son, and grandchildren.

Rapid Response Teams and End-of-Life Care in Oncology

November 25, 2016

Rapid response teams (RRT) are used extensively in many hospitals, including major cancer centers; however, research shows that adverse outcomes are more common for patients who require RRT intervention than among the general hospital population.