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Journal Article

Enabling sustained communication with patients for safe and effective management of oral chemotherapy: a longitudinal ethnography.

Mitchell G, Porter S, Manias E. J Adv Nurs. 2021;77(2):899-909.

Oral chemotherapy regimens are complex and may lead to severe adverse drug events. Through ethnographic research, the authors found that the two most important factors in ensuring optimal management of oral chemotherapy are (1) early recognition and appropriate response to side effects and (2) maintenance of safe and effective medication communication.