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Access Device Standards of Practice for Oncology Nursing
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Access Device Standards of Practice for Oncology Nursing

Publication Year: 2017
Edition: 1st Ed.
Authors/Editor: Camp-Sorrell, Dawn; Matey, Lauri
Publisher: The Oncology Nursing Society
ISBN: 978-1-935-86490-5
Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 97
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The use of venous access devices (VADs) is central to the care that nurses provide to patients with cancer.

Oncology nurses must base their practice on evidence-based research when available, but a lack of evidence has been a professional challenge for decades. With limited research to guide practice, ongoing controversies remain regarding optimal device management.

Since 1989, the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) has provided guidelines to establish a foundation for access device management. With this new text, ONS has identified practice standards, developed from a synthesis of evidence, critical review, and analysis of aspects of access device management for which nursing is accountable. Access Device Standards of Practice for Oncology Nursing reviews the controversies in access device care, explores the range of devices currently available, details the advantages and disadvantages of each device to ensure optimal selection based on patient needs, and discusses the key legal ramifications concerning access devices and their management.

With access device technology becoming more complex, this text is an essential resource for nurses practicing in a wide range of settings to ensure safe, effective care of patients with VADs.

  • Platform:
    Ovid
  • Publisher: The Oncology Nursing Society
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Camp-Sorrell, Dawn; Matey, Lauri
  • ISBN: 978-1-935-86490-5
  • Specialty:
    Legal Issues
    Oncology
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 1st Ed.
  • Pages: 224
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2017
  • Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 97

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