Sharon Kozachik, PhD, RN, FAAN, discusses the correlation between sleep and pain.
Sharon Kozachik, PhD, RN, FAAN, of Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, discusses the correlation that sleep and pain share.
Disturbed sleep can lead to increased pain sensitivity the next day. Additionally, opioid analgesics can disrupt sleep architecture, particularly slow-wave (deeper, rejuvenating) sleep and REM (dream-state) sleep. For patients on opioids who have their sleep disturbed, it is likely they will need more opioids for the same amount of pain relief they had the night before.
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Palliative care is often associated with a patient entering end of life treatment and giving up on their treatment, but that isn't the reality of what id can do for patients. And oncology nurses can help guide patients to the right supportive care for them.
Hyman B. Muss Discusses the Importance of Nurses in Treating Pregnant Women With Breast CancerMarch 23rd 2016
Hyman B. Muss, MD, professor of medicine at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, discusses the vital roles that nurses play when it comes to treating pregnant women with breast cancer.
Kimberly J. Van Zee on Nomograms Helping in DCIS Treatment Decision-MakingMarch 18th 2016
Kimberly J. Van Zee, MS, MD, FACS, attending surgeon at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, discusses the institution's newly-developed nomogram that can help women make treatment decisions about ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS).
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