Evidence Based Practice Clinical Guideline Review
Care of the Pediatric Patient with a Brain Tumor AANN Clinical Practice Guideline Series
Author(s): American Brain Tumor Association / American Association of Neuroscience Nurses
Date of publication: June, 2014
Date of Review: June 2014
Method of Review: EBP Guideline Review Committee conducted individual reviews of the clinical guideline and had a phone conference to review findings and make recommendations.
Review Summary: Excellent evidence-based resource. References are current, guideline includes recommendations for children across developmental stages.
Recommendation for use: Recommended for use by APHON members. Would be a solid base to build education programs for novice pediatric oncology nurses working with neuro-oncology patients.
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