Marilyn J Hockenberry

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OBJECTIVE To compare the effects of two intravenous (IV) methotrexate (MTX) infusion protocols on cognitive function in children newly diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). METHODS We compared 19 children treated with 1 g/m(2) of IV MTX over 24 hr (Group 1) to 13 children treated with 2 g/m(2) of IV MTX over 4 hr (Group 2) on measures of(More)
8559 Background: Fine motor assessments are important tools to use in screening children undergoing treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) that may provide decisive data that can reveal subtle changes in neurodevelopment over time. METHODS Fine motor and visual-motor skills were assessed longitudinally in a group of 83 children receiving(More)
The growth in health professions education (HPE) and a desire on the part of nurse and medical educators to disseminate their work have raised important questions about the ethical conduct of education research. At the center of the debate is the institutional review board (IRB) and its proper role in the oversight of HPE research. This article examines the(More)
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