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Safety of care by caregivers of cancer patients.

Given BA. Safety of Care by Caregivers of Cancer Patients. Semin Oncol Nurs. 2019;35(4):374-379. doi:10.1016/j.soncn.2019.06.011.

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August 21, 2019
Given BA. Semin Oncol Nurs. 2019;35(4):374-379.

Cancer patients often rely on family members or paid caregivers to assist with care maintenance at home, such as taking medications and mobility support. This review highlights common safety gaps in home cancer care. The authors suggest that nurses can help assess caregiver knowledge and provide education to address safety issues.

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Given BA. Safety of Care by Caregivers of Cancer Patients. Semin Oncol Nurs. 2019;35(4):374-379. doi:10.1016/j.soncn.2019.06.011.