Intravascular device-related research : future priority areas for cancer nursing

Chan, Raymond Javan (2013) Intravascular device-related research : future priority areas for cancer nursing. Cancer Nursing, 36(2), pp. 89-90.

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Abstract

The majority of cancer nurses have to manage intravascular devices (IVDs) on a daily basis, thus placing nurses in the strongest position to generate and use best available evidence to inform this area of practice and to ensure that patients are receiving the best care available. Our literature clearly reflects that cancer nurses are concerned about complications associated with IVDs (eg, extravasation,1 IVD-related bloodstream infection [IVD-BSI],2,3 and thrombosis4). Although enormous attention is given to this area, a number of nursing practices are not sufficiently based on empirical evidence.5,6 Nurses need to set goals and priorities for future research and investments. Priority areas for future research are suggested here for your consideration.

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ID Code: 56533
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Intravascular devices, Intravascular catheters, Cancer Nursing, Oncology Nursing, Research priorities
DOI: 10.1097/NCC.0b013e318277b1fb
ISSN: 0162-220X
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > NURSING (111000) > Clinical Nursing - Secondary (Acute Care) (111003)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > ONCOLOGY AND CARCINOGENESIS (111200) > Oncology and Carcinogenesis not elsewhere classified (111299)
Divisions: Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Nursing
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2013 Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins.
Deposited On: 21 Jan 2013 06:18
Last Modified: 05 Mar 2014 07:27

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