Patient Safety Concerns for Cognitively Impaired Patients With Brain Tumors

Lisa Doherty

Debra Conrad LaFrankie

brain neoplasms, primary brain tumors, cognitive impairment
CJON 2010, 14(1), 101-102. DOI: 10.1188/10.CJON.101-102

Patients with malignant gliomas often have safety concerns not common in patients with other types of cancer. Neurologic and cognitive deficits make the care of such patients more complex, with much of the burden of care falling to the primary caretaker and family.

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