Episode 140: Aromatherapy’s Benefits in Cancer Care
ONS member Debra Reis, MSN, RN, CNP, program coordinator for the healing care program at ProMedica Cancer Institute in Sylvania, OH, and member of the Toledo Area ONS Chapter, joins Stephanie Jardine, BSN, RN, oncology clinical specialist at ONS, to discuss how aromatherapy can mitigate cancer symptoms and treatment adverse events to help improve patients’ quality of life.
Music Credit: "Fireflies and Stardust" by Kevin MacLeod
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Check out these resources from today’s episode:
- Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing article: Aromatherapy: Using Essential Oils as a Supportive Therapy
- Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing article: Lavender Aromatherapy: Examining the Effects of Lavender Oil Patches on Patients in the Hematology-Oncology Setting
- Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing article: Peppermint Oil: Evaluating Efficacy on Nausea in Patients Receiving Chemotherapy in the Ambulatory Setting
- Oncology Nursing Forum article: The Effect of Aromatherapy on Insomnia and Other Common Symptoms Among Patients With Acute Leukemia