In this interview, Laura Zitella will be discussing challenges and considerations for management and prevention of infection in the oncology setting—in both patients with solid tumors and those with hematologic malignancies.
Laura J. Zitella, RN, MS, NP
Invasive aspergillosis is a major cause of life-threatening infection in immunocompromised patients. Nurses are well positioned to identify, educate, and monitor patients at high risk.
Through evidence-based clinical practice, research, and patient teaching, nurses play an important role in addressing infection risk, and in managing infections, in patients with cancer.