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A 'haem theme' but a commonality of practice

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Abstract


  • This issue of our journal has a haematological theme but our

    four papers report findings and engage in discussion that

    resonates with all cancer nurses. The threads that link the four

    papers are those of living with cancer and haematological

    malignancies and how best to support individuals doing this.

    Survivorship has been characterised as living on after a cancer

    diagnosis, as being a life-changing experience and as having both

    positive and negative aspects. The concept of survivorship has

    also been used as a tool to frame a survivor’s experience and to

    describe the meaning making, skill building ‘craftwork’1 required

    by survival. A key consideration, therefore, for us as cancer and

    haematology nurses, is how to work with individuals affected by

    cancer and haematological malignancies and our fellow health

    professionals to enable individuals to survive well at all times

    across the trajectory of survival.

Publication Date


  • 2013

Citation


  • Stephens, M. (2013). A ''haem theme'' but a commonality of practice. Australian Journal of Cancer Nursing, 14 (1), 2-2.

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  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2496&context=smhpapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/smhpapers/1478

Number Of Pages


  • 0

Start Page


  • 2

End Page


  • 2

Volume


  • 14

Issue


  • 1

Place Of Publication


  • http://search.informit.com.au/fullText;dn=487701945727003;res=IELHEA

Abstract


  • This issue of our journal has a haematological theme but our

    four papers report findings and engage in discussion that

    resonates with all cancer nurses. The threads that link the four

    papers are those of living with cancer and haematological

    malignancies and how best to support individuals doing this.

    Survivorship has been characterised as living on after a cancer

    diagnosis, as being a life-changing experience and as having both

    positive and negative aspects. The concept of survivorship has

    also been used as a tool to frame a survivor’s experience and to

    describe the meaning making, skill building ‘craftwork’1 required

    by survival. A key consideration, therefore, for us as cancer and

    haematology nurses, is how to work with individuals affected by

    cancer and haematological malignancies and our fellow health

    professionals to enable individuals to survive well at all times

    across the trajectory of survival.

Publication Date


  • 2013

Citation


  • Stephens, M. (2013). A ''haem theme'' but a commonality of practice. Australian Journal of Cancer Nursing, 14 (1), 2-2.

Ro Full-text Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2496&context=smhpapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/smhpapers/1478

Number Of Pages


  • 0

Start Page


  • 2

End Page


  • 2

Volume


  • 14

Issue


  • 1

Place Of Publication


  • http://search.informit.com.au/fullText;dn=487701945727003;res=IELHEA