Evidence-Based Practice

An Intervention to Manage Patient-Reported Symptoms During Cancer Treatment

Phoebe D. Williams

Kirstin A. Williams

Stephanie LaFaver-Roling

Renee Johnson

Arthur R. Williams

nursing management, symptom management
CJON 2011, 15(3), 253-258. DOI: 10.1188/11.CJON.253-258

Patients with cancer receiving therapy may face a variety of complicated and stressful symptoms. Oncology nurses can advocate for patients by performing their roles as educators and comanagers of cancer-related side effects. In addition, symptom-focused education provided by oncology nurses can enable patients to administer self-care more effectively.

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