Shelley Dell'Orfano

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PURPOSE OF REVIEW Osteosarcoma and Ewing's sarcoma are the two most common primary malignant bone tumors in children and account for approximately 6% of all childhood malignancies. Treatment methods have seen significant advancements, particularly in regard to chemotherapy and limb-sparing surgery. These advancements have led to increased survival rate.(More)
In the previous issue of the Journal of Pediatric Nursing, one type of evidence-based practice (EBP) format was provided for potential nurse scholars who utilize the EBP process [MacPhee, M. (2002). Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 17(4);313-20]. There are, however, many potential formats to present evidence-based clinical practice innovations. I am eager to(More)
BACKGROUND Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) is a variable disorder involving either single bone or multiorgan systems. The most effective treatment of unifocal osseous lesions is debated in the literature. This study describes the treatment approaches for LCH and demonstrates the effectiveness of biopsy in providing symptom resolution. METHODS Records(More)
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