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A&A Case Reports     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
ACORN : The Journal of Perioperative Nursing in Australia     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 19)
Acta Paulista de Enfermagem     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 38)
Advanced Healthcare Materials     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
Advances in Family Practice Nursing     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Advances in Nursing     Open Access   (Followers: 35)
Advancing Nursing Research     Open Access   (Followers: 46)
Africa Journal of Nursing and Midwifery     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 14)
American Journal of Critical Care     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 47)
American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 43)
American Journal of Nursing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 79)
American Journal of Occupational Therapy     Partially Free   (Followers: 203)
American Nurse Today     Partially Free   (Followers: 7)
Anadolu Hemşirelik ve Sağlık Bilimleri Dergisi     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Annals of Rehabilitation Medicine     Open Access  
Annual Review of Nursing Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17)
AORN Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 27)
Aporia : The Nursing Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 9)
Applied Nursing Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 59)
Aquichán     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Archives of Nursing Research     Open Access  
Asia-Pacific Journal of Oncology Nursing     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Asian Nursing Research     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Asian/Pacific Island Nursing Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Australasian Emergency Care     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Australasian Journal of Neuroscience     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 14)
Australian Journal of Cancer Nursing     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9)
Australian Journal of Rural Health     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
Australian Nursing and Midwifery Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
Australian Nursing Journal : ANJ     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Avances en Enfermería     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Bariatric Surgical Practice and Patient Care     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Belitung Nursing Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Biological Research for Nursing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
BMC Nursing     Open Access   (Followers: 26)
BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 44)
Boromarajonani College of Nursing, Uttaradit Journal     Open Access  
British Journal of Anaesthetic and Recovery Nursing     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
British Journal of Cardiac Nursing     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 12)
British Journal of Community Nursing     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 42)
British Journal of Mental Health Nursing     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 23)
British Journal of Midwifery     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 89)
British Journal of Neuroscience Nursing     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 12)
British Journal of Nursing     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 269)
British Journal of School Nursing     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 14)
Canadian Journal of Nursing Research (CJNR)     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
Canadian Oncology Nursing Journal / Revue canadienne de soins infirmiers en oncologie     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Cancer Nursing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 34)
Cancer Nursing Practice     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 19)
CANNT Journal     Full-text available via subscription  
Caring Nursing Journal (CNJ)     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Ciencia y Enfermeria - Revista Iberoamericana de Investigacion     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Clinical Lactation     Open Access   (Followers: 22)
Clinical Nurse Specialist     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 27)
Clinical Nursing Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 30)
Clinical Nursing Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 10)
Clinical Scholars Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Clinical Simulation in Nursing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
Collegian: Journal of the Royal College of Nursing Australia     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
Comprehensive Child and Adolescent Nursing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Contemporary Nurse : A Journal for the Australian Nursing Profession     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
COPING (Community of Publishing in Nursing)     Open Access  
Creative Nursing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Critical Care Nurse     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 38)
Critical Care Nursing Clinics of North America     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 21)
Critical Care Nursing Quarterly     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 15)
Critical, Medical and Surgical Nursing Journal     Open Access  
Cultura de los cuidados     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Cumhuriyet Hemşirelik Dergisi     Open Access  
Curationis     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Current Opinion in Supportive and Palliative Care     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 24)
Dental Nursing     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Dermatological Nursing     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9)
EAU Heritage Journal Science and Technology     Open Access  
Ege Üniversitesi Hemşirelik Fakültesi Dergisi / Journal of Ege University Nursing Faculty     Open Access  
Egyptian Nursing Journal     Open Access  
Emergency Nurse     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 19)
Ene : Revista de Enfermería     Open Access  
Enfermagem Revista     Open Access  
Enfermería : Cuidados Humanizados     Open Access  
Enfermería Clínica (English Edition)     Hybrid Journal  
Enfermería Global     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Enfermería Intensiva     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Enfermería Universitaria     Open Access  
Escola Anna Nery     Open Access  
Estima : Brazilian Journal of Enterestomal Therapy     Open Access  
European Diabetes Nursing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Evidence-Based Nursing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 70)
Fisioterapia e Pesquisa     Open Access  
Fisioterapia em Movimento     Open Access  
Florence Nightingale Journal of Nursing     Open Access  
Frontiers of Nursing     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Fundamental and Management Nursing Journal     Open Access  
Gastroenterology Nursing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Gazi Sağlık Bilimleri Dergisi     Open Access  
Geriatric Care     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Geriatric Nursing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 22)
Gerokomos     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Global Journal of Nursing Research     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Global Journal of Surgery Nursing     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Global Qualitative Nursing Research     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Green Care     Full-text available via subscription  
Hacettepe Üniversitesi Hemşirelik Fakültesi Dergisi     Open Access  
Hacettepe University Faculty of Health Sciences Journal     Open Access  
Hayat : Journal of Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Tehran University of Medical Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
HIV Nursing     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
HIV/AIDS - Research and Palliative Care     Open Access   (Followers: 19)
Holistic Nursing Practice     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Idea Nursing Journal     Open Access  
Independent Nurse     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Indian Journal of Palliative Care     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Indonesian Journal of Nursing Practices     Open Access  
Intensive and Critical Care Nursing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 33)
International Diabetes Nursing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
International Emergency Nursing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
International Journal of Advanced Nursing Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 14)
International Journal of Africa Nursing Sciences     Open Access  
International Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing     Full-text available via subscription  
International Journal of Care Scholars     Open Access  
International Journal of Childbirth     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
International Journal of Health Sciences Education     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
International Journal of Immunological Nursing     Open Access  
International Journal of Mental Health Nursing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 29)
International Journal of Neurological Nursing     Full-text available via subscription  
International Journal of Nurse Practitioner Educators     Open Access   (Followers: 12)
International Journal of Nursing     Open Access   (Followers: 19)
International Journal of Nursing and Midwifery     Open Access   (Followers: 26)
International Journal of Nursing Critical Care     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
International Journal of Nursing Knowledge     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
International Journal of Nursing Practice     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
International Journal of Nursing Science     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
International Journal of Nursing Science Practice and Research     Open Access  
International Journal of Nursing Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
International Journal of Nursing Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17)
International Journal of Nursing Terminologies and Classifications     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
International Journal of Obstetrics, Perinatal and Neonatal Nursing     Full-text available via subscription  
International Journal of Occupational Health and Public Health Nursing     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
International Journal of Older People Nursing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
International Journal of Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
International Journal of Palliative Nursing     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 32)
International Journal of Pediatric Nursing     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
International Journal of Physiotherapy and Research     Open Access   (Followers: 31)
International Journal of Positive Behavioural Support     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 38)
International Journal of Urological Nursing     Hybrid Journal  
International Nursing Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
International Paramedic Practice     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 13)
Investigacion en Enfermeria: Imagen y Desarrollo     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Investigación y Educación en Enfermería     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Issues in Mental Health Nursing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 25)
Japan Journal of Nursing Science     Hybrid Journal  
JMIR Nursing     Open Access  
Journal for Nurse Practitioners     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Journal for Nurses in Professional Development     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
Journal of Addictions Nursing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Journal of Aesthetic Nursing     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Journal of Applied Hermeneutics     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Journal of Boromarajonani College of Nursing, Bangkok     Open Access  
Journal of Boromarajonani College of Nursing, Surin     Open Access  
Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18)
Journal of Caring Sciences     Open Access  
Journal of Christian Nursing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Journal of Clinical Nursing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 50)
Journal of Community Health Nursing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17)
Journal of Compassionate Health Care     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9)
Journal of Emergency Nursing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 29)
Journal of Evidence-based Care     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
Journal of Family Nursing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Journal of Gerontological Nursing     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 13)
Journal of Health Science Boromarajonani College of Nursing Sunpasitthiprasong     Open Access  
Journal of Health Science Research     Open Access  
Journal of Health Visiting     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9)
Journal of Holistic Nursing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Journal of Holistic Nursing Science     Open Access  
Journal of Hospice & Palliative Nursing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 29)
Journal of Human Lactation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 30)
Journal of Infusion Nursing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Journal of Midwifery     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Journal of Midwifery and Reproduction     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Journal of Midwifery and Reproductive Health     Open Access   (Followers: 15)
Journal of Neonatal Nursing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 20)
Journal of Neuroscience Nursing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Journal of Nursing & Interprofessional Leadership in Quality & Safety     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Journal of Nursing Administration     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 32)
Journal of Nursing and Health     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Sciences     Open Access  
Journal of Nursing Care Quality     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 21)
Journal of Nursing Education     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 30)
Journal of Nursing Education and Practice     Open Access   (Followers: 23)
Journal of Nursing Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Journal of Nursing Measurement     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Journal Of Nursing Practice     Open Access  
Journal of Nursing Regulation     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Journal of Nursing Research     Open Access   (Followers: 21)

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Canadian Oncology Nursing Journal / Revue canadienne de soins infirmiers en oncologie
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  • EDITORIAL: The power of storytelling

    • Authors: Margaret Fitch
      First page: 2
      Abstract: A year ago I wrote an editorial entitled, “The power of the narrative” (CONJ, Vol. 29, No. 1). I was inspired then by the digital stories that had been developed by the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS). These were stories told by cancer survivors about their experiences being diagnosed, treated, and living afterward. We saw the digital stories for the first time at the CANO/ACIO Annual Conference in Prince Edward Island. 
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  • INTERNATIONAL COLUMN Effectiveness of ginger to overcome nausea and
           vomiting caused by chemotherapy in breast cancer patients

    • Authors: Dwi Fitriyanti, Reni Sulung
      Pages: 3 - 5
      Abstract: Chemotherapy has serious side effects that may be detrimental to the patient, namely complaints of nausea and vomiting. To reduce the side effects of chemotherapy, many patients in our country choose herbal therapy. One such therapy is the intake of ginger. The aim of this article is to explore the effectiveness of ginger to overcome nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy in breast cancer patients. The method used is a systematic review. Results of the study suggest that ginger is only effective to reduce nausea, but does not lower the frequency of vomiting caused by chemotherapy in breast cancer patients.Key words: ginger, nausea and vomiting, breast cancer patients under chemotherapy
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  • PERSPECTIVES INTERNATIONALES Efficacité du gingembre pour calmer les
           nausées et les vomissements causés par la chimiothérapie chez les
           patientes atteintes d’un cancer du sein

    • Authors: Dwi Fitriyanti, Reni Sulung
      Pages: 6 - 8
      Abstract: La chimiothérapie occasionne des effets secondaires non négligeables et parfois délétères pour les patients, notamment des nausées et des vomissements. Pour minimiser ces effets indésirables, de nombreux patients d’ici se tournent vers la phytothérapie, qui recommande dans ce cas la prise de gingembre. Le présent article a pour but d’évaluer l’efficacité du gingembre pour soulager les nausées et les vomissements des patientes atteintes d’un cancer du sein qui reçoivent de la chimiothérapie. Fondés sur une revue systématique, les résultats de l’étude indiquent que le gingembre serait efficace seulement pour apaiser les nausées – mais pas la fréquence des vomissements – des patientes sous chimiothérapie.Mots-clés : gingembre, nausées et vomissements, patientes atteintes d’un cancer du sein sous chimiothérapie
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  • Practical innovation: Advanced practice nurses in cancer care

    • Authors: Colleen Campbell, Allyson Nowell, Karen Karagheusian, Janet Giroux, Catherine Kiteley, Lorraine Martelli, Maurene McQuestion, Maureen Quinn, Yvonne P. Rowe Samadhin, Melissa Touw, Lesley Moody
      Pages: 9 - 15
      Abstract: Objectives: The objectives of this study were to gather emerging practice evidence, through consultation with Advance Practice Nurses (APN), to fill the evidence gaps in the published guidelines, Effective Use of Advanced Practice Nurses in the Delivery of Adult Cancer Services in Ontario, and to provide a set of expert panel recommendations to build a research agenda to promote the collection and publication of Level 1 and 2 evidence. Method: A three-step RAND/UCLA Appropriateness Methodology (RAM) modified Delphi process was used to solicit expert opinion on the use of APNs in adult cancer care in Ontario. Results: Thirty-four (34) case examples of APN use were gathered. The modified Delphi process concluded with the endorsement of 30 APN role statements that were used to develop nine (9) additional recommendations regarding the use of APNs in the delivery of adult cancer care.  Conclusion: The recommendations from this study provide direction for future research to close the current evidence gap regarding the role of APNs in cancer care delivery in Canada.
      Issue No: Vol. 30, No. 1
       
  • Innovation pratique : infirmières en pratique avancée et
           soins du cancer

    • Authors: Colleen Campbell, Allyson Nowell, Karen Karagheusian, Janet Giroux, Catherine Kiteley, Lorraine Martelli, Maurene McQuestion, Maureen Quinn, Yvonne P. Rowe Samadhin, Melissa Touw, Lesley Moody
      Pages: 16 - 22
      Abstract: Objectifs : La présente étude avait pour but de recueillir, en consultation avec les infirmières en pratique avancée (IPA), des données probantes sur les pratiques émergentes afin de combler les lacunes à cet égard dans les lignes directrices sur le recours judicieux aux infirmières en pratique avancée dans la prestation des services aux adultes atteints de cancer en Ontario (Effective Use of Advanced Practice Nurses in the Delivery of Adult Cancer Services in Ontario), ainsi que de proposer un ensemble de recommandations, formulées par un groupe d’experts, pour créer un programme de recherche qui permettra de recueillir et de publier des données probantes de niveau 1 et de niveau 2. Méthodologie : Une enquête Delphi modifiée à trois tours faisant appel à la méthodologie mise au point par RAND et UCLA (aussi appelée « Appropriateness Methodology ») a été utilisée pour solliciter l’avis des spécialistes sur le recours aux IPA pour le soin des adultes atteints de cancer en Ontario.Résultats : Trente-quatre (34) cas de recours aux IPA ont été recensés. L’enquête Delphi modifiée a permis de définir 30 énoncés de rôle à partir desquels ont été formulées neuf (9) recommandations supplémentaires sur l’intervention des IPA dans la prestation des soins aux adultes atteints de cancer.Conclusion : Les recommandations de la présente étude orienteront les recherches à venir pour combler les lacunes au chapitre des données probantes quant au rôle des IPA dans la prestation des soins du cancer au Canada.
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  • Optimisation du transfert des connaissances en soins palliatifs
           pédiatriques : utilisation d’une formation web

    • Authors: Marie-Charel Nadeau, Karine Bilodeau, Lysanne Daoust
      Pages: 23 - 30
      Abstract: Les infirmières ont un rôle central à jouer dans la prestation de soins palliatifs, car elles influent sur leur qualité (Montgomery, Sawin et Hendricks-Ferguson, 2016). Elles sont des professionnelles de choix pour évaluer les symptômes de la maladie ou de la détresse psychologique, assurer une gestion efficace des symptômes ainsi qu’accompagner le patient et sa famille lors des prises de décisions sur les soins, que ce soit avec la clientèle adulte ou pédiatrique (Contro, Larson, Scofield, Sourkes et Cohen, 2004). Une pratique optimale en soins palliatifs peut prévenir ou soulager la souffrance de patients en fin de vie de tous âges, surtout si elle inclut l’évaluation des symptômes ainsi qu’une offre de soutien psychologique et social au patient ainsi qu’à sa famille (Qaseem et al., 2008). Bien que la majorité des soins palliatifs s’adresse à une clientèle adulte, il n’en reste pas moins que plus de 4 000 enfants au Canada vivent avec une maladie incurable et ont besoin de soins palliatifs de qualité (Widger, Cadell, Davies, Siden et Steele, 2012). Cependant, des études réalisées auprès d’infirmières soulignent que celles-ci éprouvent de l’anxiété quant à la prestation de soins palliatifs pédiatriques (SPP) (Mullen, Reynolds et Larson, 2015), des difficultés à communiquer avec les familles (Montgomery et al., 2017) ainsi que des difficultés à gérer leurs émotions lors des soins de fin de vie pour un enfant (Roberts et Boyle, 2005). Selon l’hypothèse première de Contro et collaborateurs (2004), ces comportements s’expliqueraient par le manque de connaissances des infirmières en ce qui a trait aux SPP.
      Issue No: Vol. 30, No. 1
       
  • Using web-based training to optimize pediatric palliative care knowledge
           transfer

    • Authors: Marie-Charel Nadeau, Karine Bilodeau, Lysanne Daoust
      Pages: 31 - 37
      Abstract: Nurses play a central role in delivering palliative care, given their influence on the quality of care provided (Montgomery, Sawin, & Hendricks-Ferguson, 2016). They are professionals of choice when it comes to assessing disease symptoms or psychological distress, ensuring symptoms are managed effectively, as well as accompanying patients and families through the decision-making process regarding both adult and pediatric care (Contro, Larson, Scofield, Sourkes, & Cohen, 2004). Optimal palliative care practices can prevent or alleviate the suffering of patients of all ages at the end of life, particularly if the care includes the assessment of symptoms and provides the patient and his or her family with psychological and social support (Qaseem et al., 2008). Although the majority of patients receiving palliative care are adults, more than 4,000 children in Canada have an incurable disease for which they will require quality palliative care (Widger, Cadell, Davies, Siden, & Steele, 2012). However, a number of studies carried out with nurses have revealed that they experience anxiety with regard to the pediatric palliative care (PPC) they deliver (Mullen, Reynolds, & Larson, 2015) and difficulties communicating with families of patients (Montgomery et al., 2017), as well as managing their emotions when they attend to a child who is at the end of life (Roberts & Boyle, 2005). Based on the first hypothesis suggested by Contro et al. (2004), such behaviour can be explained by a lack of knowledge regarding PPC.
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  • To ring or not to ring: An interpretive description of cancer patients and
           caregivers exiting treatment

    • Authors: Abigail Bridarolli, Jude Spiers, Edith Pituskin
      Pages: 38 - 42
      Abstract: The “ringing of the bell” (RTB) ritual upon the completion of cancer treatment is a common tradition in many centres. There is a paucity of research investigating the impact of this experience on the cancer patient and their caregivers exiting treatment. The purpose of this study was to identify key concepts within the experiences of cancer patients and their caregivers related to the ritual of RTB. An interpretive description (ID) approach was used including open-ended interviews with two cancer patients and their two caregivers. All four participants perceived the experience of RTB as being a positive aspect in the transition out of active cancer treatment. Moreover, RTB created a sense of community and was an important milestone that was symbolic of returning back to “normal life” after cancer treatment. Future work should examine the effects of rituals such as ringing the bell among diverse patient populations and across the cancer transition continuum.Key words: cancer treatment, ringing the bell, rituals, traditions, transition 
      Issue No: Vol. 30, No. 1
       
  • La cloche de l’espoir : étude descriptive interprétative de
           l’expérience des patients atteints de cancer et des proches aidants à
           la fin du traitement

    • Authors: Abigail Bridarolli, Jude Spiers, Edith Pituskin
      Pages: 43 - 47
      Abstract: Sonner la « cloche de l’espoir » à la fin du traitement est une tradition courante dans de nombreux établissements de soins du cancer. Peu de recherches ont toutefois étudié l’effet de ce rituel sur les patients et les proches aidants. L’objectif de la présente étude est donc de déterminer les concepts clés qui se dégagent de l’expérience des patients atteints de cancer et des proches qui accomplissent ce rituel. L’étude utilise une approche descriptive interprétative, notamment sous forme d’entrevues à réponses ouvertes réalisées auprès de deux patients et des deux proches aidants qui les accompagnaient. Tous ont perçu le rituel de la cloche de l’espoir comme une expérience de transition positive marquant la fin du traitement actif. De plus, le rituel créait un esprit de communauté et constituait une étape importante symbolisant le retour à la « vie normale ». Les recherches à venir devront examiner l’effet des rituels, comme celui de la cloche de l’espoir, auprès de différentes populations de patients et à différents points de transition de l’expérience du cancer.Mots clés : traitement du cancer, cloche, rituels, traditions, transition 
      Issue No: Vol. 30, No. 1
       
  • The nurse pivot-navigator associated with more positive cancer care
           experiences and higher patient satisfaction

    • Authors: Carmen G. Loiselle, Samar Attieh, Erin Cook, Lucie Tardif, Manon Allard, Caroline Rousseau, Doneal Thomas, Paramita Saha-Chaudhuri, Denis Talbot
      Pages: 48 - 53
      Abstract: Background and objectives: Growing evidence indicates that the nurse navigator-pivot (NN)*, is key to optimizing care processes and outcomes. However, large scale studies are needed to examine how patients exposed to NNs (as opposed to non-NN) differentially perceived their cancer care experiences. Method: Participants (N = 2,858) treated for cancer in the last six months at university-affiliated cancer centres in Montréal, Québec, completed the Ambulatory Oncology Patient Satisfaction Survey (AOPSS). Results: Cancer care experiences and satisfaction were significantly higher in the NN group (n = 2,003) for all six care domains (Ds from 3.32 to 8.95) and all four nursing functions (Ds from 5.64 to 10.39) when compared to the non-NN group (n = 855). Discussion: The NN role is significantly related to enhanced cancer care experiences and higher patient satisfaction. Future research should explore potential causal effects between NNs and care processes, as well as patient outcomes. *NN includes both terms: nurse navigator and nurse pivotKey words: cancer, oncology, nurse navigator, nurse pivot, patient satisfaction, patient cancer care experiences
      Issue No: Vol. 30, No. 1
       
  • L’infirmière pivot associée à une expérience de soins oncologiques
           positive et à une satisfaction accrue des patients

    • Authors: Carmen G. Loiselle, Samar Attieh, Erin Cook, Lucie Tardif, Manon Allard, Caroline Rousseau, Doneal Thomas, Paramita Saha-Chaudhuri, Denis Talbot
      Pages: 54 - 60
      Abstract: Contexte et objectifs : Un nombre croissant de résultats probants indique que l’infirmière pivot en oncologie (IPO)* joue un rôle de premier plan dans l’optimisation des processus et des résultats de soins. Il faudra toutefois mener des études d’envergure pour comparer les perceptions de l’expérience de soins liés au cancer des patients traités par des infirmières pivots et de ceux qui n’ont pas bénéficié de ce type de suivi. Méthodologie : Des participants (N = 2 858) traités au cours des six derniers mois dans un centre de traitement du cancer situé à Montréal, au Québec, et affilié à une université ont répondu au sondage sur la satisfaction des patients en traitement anticancéreux ambulatoire, c’est-à-dire le Ambulatory Oncology Patient Satisfaction Survey (AOPSS). Résultats : L’expérience des soins oncologiques était significativement plus positives et la satisfaction plus élevée dans le groupe suivi par une infirmière pivot (n = 2 003) pour les six domaines de soins (différences moyennes de 3,32 à 8,95) et les quatre fonctions infirmières (différences moyennes de 5,64 à 10,39), comparativement au groupe sans IPO (n = 855). Discussion : L’infirmière pivot joue un rôle important dans l’amélioration de l’expérience de soins et la satisfaction des patients. Les recherches futures devront explorer les potentielles relations de cause à effet entre les infirmières pivots, les processus de soins et les résultats des patients.* Les termes « infirmière pivot » et « infirmière navigatrice » sont synonymes.Mots-clés : cancer, oncologie, infirmière pivot, satisfaction des patients, expérience des soins oncologiques
      Issue No: Vol. 30, No. 1
       
  • PRESIDENTS’ MESSAGES Reflecting back and planning forward

    • Authors: Linda Watson, Reanne Booker
      First page: 61
      Abstract: On October 22, 2019, at the recent CANO/ACIO Annual General Meeting, I joined a very special group of national oncology nursing leaders in Canada; I became a past president of CANO. Being included in this group of accomplished leaders does not yet feel comfortable, but I am sure with time I will grow into it. Not long ago, my energies were focused on figuring out how to be the president, and that turned out pretty well, so I am confident I will adjust.
      Issue No: Vol. 30, No. 1
       
  • Why our undergraduate nursing programs need oncology content: Reflections
           of a nursing instructor

    • Authors: Catherine Fox
      Pages: 62 - 63
      Abstract: Undergraduate nursing education programs can play an integral role in developing the next generation of nurses by incorporating more oncology content to meet the needs of the increasing numbers of patients diagnosed with cancer. While oncology nursing is a specialized area of practice, student nurses and new graduates will come in contact with patients who have been diagnosed with cancer whether they work on a specialized unit or not. Increasing the amount of oncology content provided in undergraduate nursing programs can help to encourage interest in this specialty area and improve the ability of new graduates to care for this patient population. 
      Issue No: Vol. 30, No. 1
       
  • RESEARCH REFLECTIONS Exploring the challenges of ethical conduct in
           quality improvement projects

    • Authors: Steven Hall, Virginia Lee, Kristen Haase
      Pages: 64 - 68
      Abstract: Quality improvement (QI) and clinical research projects both play increasingly important roles in healthcare to improve and enhance patient care. Quality improvement projects in healthcare are critical for improving internal organizational systems and processes to enhance outcomes and deliver safer, cost-effective, and efficient healthcare (Hagen et al., 2007; Newhouse, Pettit, Poe, & Rocco, 2006). Clinical research projects use the scientific method to systematically investigate a health-related problem or phenomenon to lead to generalizable knowledge and potentially lead to new discoveries to impact patient care and healthcare systems. As rigorous QI projects and clinical research projects become the norm in driving healthcare improvements, the binary of research versus QI has become less clear (Newhouse et al., 2006). The intent to publish is no longer sufficient for determining whether a QI activity is research (Casarett, Karlawish, & Sugarman, 2000).
      Issue No: Vol. 30, No. 1
       
 
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