Discussion 2: New Cancer Therapies In this week’s media presentation, Dr. Rempher discussed a non-invasive medical cancer procedure, CyberKnife. Review the media presentation and the readings that focus on non-invasive and complementary and alternative healing therapies. Identify one complementary or alternative healing nursing therapy, or a non-invasive nursing therapy for a form of cancer. Describe the nursing therapy you identified and discuss the main elements you would include in a teaching plan for patients using this therapy. Readings!!! Articles Anderson, J.G.& Taylor, A.G. (2012). Use of complementary therapies for cancer symptom management: Results of the 2007 National Health Interview survey. The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 18(3), 235-241. doi: 10.1089/acm.2011.0022 Retrieved from the Walden Library databases. Campbell, D.J.T., Ronksley, P.E., Manns, B.J., Tonelli, M., Sanmartin, C., Weaver, R.G.,…Hemmelgarn, B.R. (2014). The association of income with health behavior change and disease monitoring among patients with chronic disease. PloS ONE, 9(4) doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0094007 Retrieved from the Walden Library databases. Gaskin, D.J., Thorpe, R.J., McGinty, E.E., Bower, K., Rohde, C., Young, J.H.,…Dubay, L. (2013). Disparities in diabetes: The nexus of race, poverty, and place. American Journal of Public Health,e1-e9. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2013.301420 Retrieved from the Walden Library databases. Haugan, G., Rannestad, T., Hammervold, R., Gara`sen, H & Espnes, G.A. (2012). Self-transcendence in cognitively intact nursing-home patients: A resource for well-being. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 69(5), 1147-1160. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2648.2012.06106 Retrieved from the Walden Library databases. Ramos, L.M. (2014). Cardiac diagnostic testing: What bedside nurses need to know. Critical Care Nurse, 34(3), 16-28. doi: 10.4037/ccn2014361 Retrieved from the Walden Library databases. Shaw, R.J., McDuffie, J.R., Hendrix, C.C., Edie, A., Lindsey-Davis, L., Nagi, A….Williams, J.W. (2014). Effects of nurse-managed protocols in the outpatient management of adults with chronic conditions. Annuals of Internal Medicine, 161(2),113-121. doi:10.7326/M13-2567 Retrieved from the Walden Library databases. Trehearne, B., Fishman, P. & Lin, E. H. B. (2014). Illness management: Making the medical home more effective. Nursing Economic$, 32(4), 178-184. Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.
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