Heart of Oncology Nursing

Message Delivered

William M. Buchholz

Patsy Spring

communication, self care
CJON 2012, 16(2), 221-222. DOI: 10.1188/12.CJON.221-222

Harry moved to California to live with his daughter and continue treatment for myeloma after his wife died. He was a lifelong New Yorker with a thick regional accent. In addition to the side effects from chemotherapy, his biggest complaint was that he missed his garden. Because we shared a common passion, we often discussed how he could landscape his daughter's backyard now that he found himself in a different area.

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