Beth Faiman, PhD(c), MSN, APRN-BC, AOCN

Authored Items

Side Effect Management: A Nurse’s Perspective

Third Issue, Series Three - Uncategorized

It is inevitable that patients with cancer will experience some side effects associated with treatment. Recommendations for managing and minimizing these complications are critical to patients’ well-being and can impact overall clinical outcomes. Adherence to therapy (or the ability to remain on treatment as recommended) is negatively affected when cancer [ Read More ]

Good Manufacturing Practice: A Nurse’s Perspective

First Issue, Series Three - Uncategorized

As a nurse practitioner and a researcher whose focus is on supportive care in cancer, many of my patients and their caregivers look to me for answers to their questions regarding over-the-counter (OTC) supplements and prescription drugs used to treat various disorders. Oftentimes, patients seek my opinion concerning appropriate OTC [ Read More ]

Hospice Care Options: A Nurse’s Perspective

Third Issue, Series Two - Uncategorized

Linda is a 62-year-old nonsmoker who eats a vegetarian diet and walks 3 miles 3 days a week. Despite her healthy lifestyle, Linda developed a nonproductive cough in May 2012 that kept her up at night. The coughing became progressively worse, so she was evaluated by her primary care provider. [ Read More ]

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