Author | Polly Mazanec, MSN

Articles

The Ferrell/Virani Article Reviewed

March 14, 2008

Palliative care for patients and their families across the cancer disease trajectory-from diagnosis, through survivorship, to end of life-is essential for quality cancer care.

The Ferrell/Virani Article Reviewed

February 01, 2008

Palliative care for patients and their families across the cancer disease trajectory-from diagnosis, through survivorship, to end of life-is essential for quality cancer care. In their excellent article, Ferrell and Virani emphasize the important role of oncology nurses in providing palliative care, and they present the National Consensus Project (NCP) Guidelines[1] and the National Quality Forum (NQF)[2] preferred practices as a roadmap for all oncology nurses to use in their practice.