Shannon Knoblauch

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The dynamic wait-listed design (DWLD) and regression point displacement design (RPDD) address several challenges in evaluating group-based interventions when there is a limited number of groups. Both DWLD and RPDD utilize efficiencies that increase statistical power and can enhance balance between community needs and research priorities. The DWLD blocks on(More)
Endocrinological function was evaluated in 31 children after successful treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukaemia. All patients had received combination chemotherapy and 12-24Gy of cranial irradiation according to the German therapy protocols BFM-81, BFM-83 and BFM-86. Height, weight, bone age and pubertal development, as well as hypothalamic-pituitary(More)
The authors describe a group project in a graduate nursing course in which the students developed a consumer satisfaction survey tool for use in an academic nursing center. Included in this article are a description of the project inception, course objectives, group collaboration, review of the literature, and tool development. The completed tool and(More)
This pilot study examined the influence of a mandatory hospital in-service pediatric pain management program on nurses' administration of analgesics. Chart audits were conducted using a convenience sample of all children who had undergone tonsillectomies during a 2-week period before and after the in-service. In contrast to what was expected, after the(More)
We retrospectively analyzed the ocular findings after polychemotherapy including intrathecal methotrexate, systemic corticosteroids, and prophylactic cranial irradiation in children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (n = 16) and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (n = 2). After a median surveillance time of 4.1 years, asymptomatic ocular abnormalities were observed in(More)
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