Adult Oncology Patients and the Need to Come to the Emergency Department
Project Description: The purpose of this project is to determine what symptoms bring adult oncology patients currently receiving infusion treatments to the emergency department compared to those receiving only radiation treatment up to 30 days after treatment and development of intervention to feasibility prevent the ED visits. The PICOT question is as followed; the population is adult outpatient oncology patients currently receiving infusion treatments excluding bone marrow patients. The intervention is an assessment of why they come to the ED compare to the difference in radiation oncology patients. The outcome is to determine what symptoms were reported by the patients upon arrive to the emergency department.
QPI: Barbara, Pesata, (email@example.com)
Collaborators: Cathy, Zorilo, (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Advisors: Cathy, Zorilo, (email@example.com)
UF Health Big Aims: Increase Value None
MeSH Keywords: Oncology Nursing, Reasons for Emergency Department,, Cancer treatment, Symptom screening assessment