Recent Submissions

  • Compassionate presence: The meaning of hematopoietic stem cell transplant nursing 

    Sabo, Brenda, M.. 2011. "Compassionate presence: The meaning of hematopoietic stem cell transplant nursing." European Journal of Oncology Nursing 15(2): 103-111.
    Abstract: Purpose: Within oncology, working with patients who are suffering or at end-of-life has been recognized repeatedly as stress-inducing, yet there is little agreement on what specifically nurses may experience as ...
  • Reflecting on the Concept of Compassion Fatigue 

    Sabo, Brenda. 2011. "Reflecting on the Concept of Compassion Fatigue." Online Journal of Issues in Nursing 16(1): 1-1.
    A review of the literature on the health of nurses leaves little doubt that their work may take a toll on their psychosocial and physical health and well being.Nurses working in several specialty practice areas, such as ...
  • Indoor air quality in Canadian schools 

    Sabo, B.. 2001. "Indoor air quality in Canadian schools." Canadian Nurse 97(2): 28-31.
    For six hours a day, five days a week, nine months of the year, your child sits with dozens of others in a closed room. What are they breathing?
  • Oncology nursing: a calling, a career or both? 

    Sabo, Brenda. 2010. "Oncology nursing: a calling, a career or both?." Canadian Oncology Nursing Journal 20(3): 154-154.
    No abstract available.
  • Nursing from the heart: an exploration of caring work among hematology/blood and marrow transplant nurses at three Canadian tertiary centres 

    Sabo, Brenda, Marie. 2010. "Nursing from the heart: an exploration of caring work among hematology/blood and marrow transplant nurses at three Canadian tertiary centres." : 221-221 p
    Research on occupational stress and work-life issues among healthcare professionals continues to grow. In particular, oncology nursing has been identified as significantly stressful yet few studies have explored the ...
  • The Experience of Caring for a Spouse Undergoing Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation: Opening Pandora's Box 

    Sabo, Brenda, Deborah McLeod, and Stephen Couban. 2013. "The Experience of Caring for a Spouse Undergoing Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation: Opening Pandora's Box." Cancer nursing 36(1): 29-40.
    BACKGROUND: : Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) is a major treatment option for patients with hematological malignancies. Spouses are frequently asked to provide physical, psychological, and emotional support ...
  • “I’m still who I was” creating meaning through engagement in art: The experiences of two breast cancer survivors 

    Sabo, Brenda, M., and Catherine Thibeault. 2012. "“I’m still who I was” creating meaning through engagement in art: The experiences of two breast cancer survivors." European Journal of Oncology Nursing 16(3): 203-211.
    Abstract: Purpose: The aim of this feasibility study was two-fold: i) develop lifelike torsos of two breast cancer survivors using innovative sculpting material and; ii) shed light on the meaning women give to the experience ...
  • Anesthetic considerations in patients undergoing percutaneous radiofrequency interstitial tissue ablation 

    Sabo, B., GD,,III Dodd, G. A. Halff, and J. J. Naples. 1999. "Anesthetic considerations in patients undergoing percutaneous radiofrequency interstitial tissue ablation." AANA Journal 67(5): 467-468.
    Radiofrequency (RF) interstitial tissue ablation is a new, minimally invasive procedure for patients with liver cancer who are not candidates for conventional therapy. The percutaneous RF ablation therapy involves placing ...
  • Adult survivorship--a self-learning module for nurses developed by CANO/ACIO nurses 

    Katz, Anne, Brenda Sabo, Jan, Park Dorsay, Jennifer Wiernikowski, et al. 2010. "Adult survivorship--a self-learning module for nurses developed by CANO/ACIO nurses." Canadian Oncology Nursing Journal 20(3): 152-152.
    No abstract available.
  • Art, archetypes and alchemy: Images of self following treatment for breast cancer 

    Thibeault, Catherine, and Brenda, M. Sabo. 2012. "Art, archetypes and alchemy: Images of self following treatment for breast cancer." European Journal of Oncology Nursing 16(2): 153-157.
    Abstract: Purpose: The loss or alteration of a breast poses a threat to a woman’s selfhood, particularly those aspects that embrace feminine identity such as sexuality and caring. The use of art as a vehicle for recreating ...