Lucia McMahon

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Certification for pediatric oncology nurses became a reality in 1993 when the first national certification examination was administered in Reno, NV. Some members of the Association of Pediatric Oncology Nursing initially voiced an interest in certification at a roundtable discussion held during the 1988 annual meeting. The momentum lead to the formation of(More)
This article describes the National Association of Children's Hospitals and Related Institutions (NACHRI) collaborative group process used to create a multihospital care path for the child with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), and presents strategies for implementation and future direction. Although most children in the United States with cancer are(More)
In 1781, Lowry Wister produced an eight-page account of her three-year son’s death from small pox. Lowry Wister’s narrative offers important insights into the emotional landscape of mothering, mourning, and religion in late eighteenth-century America. Religious and cultural prescriptions stressed restraint throughout the mourning process, and in particular(More)
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