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Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nursing

Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nursing

eISSN: 27527549 | ISSN: 27527530 | Current volume: 41 | Current issue: 1 Frequency: Bi-monthly

Caring for children with cancer is one of the most technically and emotionally difficult areas in nursing. Not only are you dealing with children and adolescents who hurt, you must reassure and educate families, balance a multitude of other health care professionals, and keep up with ever-changing nursing practice and care. To help nurses stay aware of the newest effective nursing practices, innovative therapeutic approaches, significant information trends, and the latest research in hematology and pediatric oncology nursing, you need the Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nursing.

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. JOPHON covers the entire disease process--diagnosis, treatment, recovery, and survival, as well as end-of-life care.

Six times a year, the Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nursing introduces new and useful nursing care practice and research from around the world that saves you time and effort.

Some of the recent topics published in the Journal include:

  • Quality of life in children and adolescents with cancer
  • Distressing symptoms in children with cancer
  • Symptoms in children with sickle cell disease
  • Sibling and family coping
  • Resilience
  • Pain and its management
  • Symptom assessment
  • Self-management
  • Child and parent learning at the time of diagnosis
  • Adherence
  • Cultural care for children with cancer and their families
  • Evidence-based practice
  • Best practices in pediatric hematology/oncology
  • Palliative care
  • Integrative therapies for children with cancer and blood disorders
  • Use of technology and mHealth

Another important feature includes Guest Editorials from experts in the discipline.

This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).

The Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nursing provides original, peer-reviewed research intended to advance clinical nursing care of children with cancer or blood disorders, and their families. Emphasis is on holistic, family-centered care. Categories and formats of articles include Research, Critical Review, Quality Improvement, Case Reports, Letters to the Editor and Process.

Kristin A. Stegenga, PhD, RN, CPON®, FAPHON Children’s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO, USA
Assistant Editor
Suzanne Ameringer, PhD, RN, FAAN Professor, School of Nursing, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
Casey Hooke, PhD, APRN, PCNS-BC, FAAN, FAPHON Professor Emerita, School of Nursing, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
Editorial Board
Laura Clarke-Steffen, PhD, RN Phoenix Children's Hospital, Phoenix, AZ, USA
Elizabeth A. Duffy, DNP, RN, CPNP, FAAN The University of Michigan School of Nursing, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Ijeoma Julie Eche-Ugwu, PhD, MPH, FNP-BC, AOCNP, CPHON, BMT-CN Phyllis F. Cantor Center for Research in Nursing and Patient Care Services, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA, USA
Faith Gibson, PhD, MSc, RGN, ONC King's College London, London, UK
Pamela S. Hinds, PhD, RN, FAAN George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
Lauri A. Linder, PhD, APRN, CPON®, FAAN, FAPHON University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Catherine Fiona MacPherson, PhD, RN, CPON®, FAPHON Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle, WA, USA
Belinda Mandrell, PhD, RN, PNP, FAAN St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, TN, USA
Ida M. (Ki) Moore, DNS, RN, FAAN University of Arizona College of Nursing, Tucson, AZ, USA
Audrey E. Nelson, PhD, RN University of Nebraska College of Nursing, Omaha, NE, USA
Amy R. Newman, PhD, RN, CPNP-PC, CPHON® University of Utah College of Nursing, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Kimberly A. Pyke-Grimm PhD, RN, CNS, CPHON Department of Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice, Stanford Medicine Children’s Health; Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, Stanford School of Medicine, CA, USA
Clifton P. Thornton, PhD, RN, CPNP-PC, CPHON Scientist, Center for Nursing Research & Evidence-Based Practice Nurse Practitioner, Division of Pediatric Oncology Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Deborah Tomlinson, MN, RSCN, RGN, Dip. Cancer Nursing Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
Janice Withycombe PhD, RN, MN, CCRP Clemson University, USA
Roberta L. Woodgate, PhD, RN University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
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