Advanced Practice Nurses, Critical Care Nurses, Epidemiologists, Nurse Educators, Nurse Oncologists, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Nursing Students, Psychiatric Nurses, Social Workers
JOPON provides original, peer-reviewed research intended to advance clinical nursing care of children with cancer and their families. Emphasis is on holistic, family-centered care. Features include sections on clinical issues, education, research, pharmacology, ethical issues, and media. The journal offers pediatric hematology, oncology, and immunology nurses in clinical practice and research, pediatric social workers, epidemiologists, clinical psychologists, child life specialists and nursing educators the latest peer-reviewed original research and definitive reviews on the whole spectrum of nursing care of childhood cancers, including leukemias, solid tumors and lymphomas, and hematologic disorders. JOPON covers the entire disease process--diagnosis, treatment, recovery, and survival, as well as end-of-life care. Just some of the spirited topics covered include: Cancer survivorship including later-life effects of childhood cancer, including fertility, cardiac insufficiency, and pulmonary fibrosis, Combination therapies, Hematologic and immunologic topics, Holistic, family-centered supportive care, Improvement of quality of life for children and adolescents with cancer, Management of side effects from surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation, Management of specific symptoms/diseases/co-infections, Medication tolerance differences in children/adolescents, Pain control, Palliative and end of life care issues, Pharmacologic agents for pediatrics/clinical trial results, Psychological support for the patient/family.