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NCCN Guidelines

NCCN Guidelines

Version reviewed

3.4.2

Device & OS used

iPhone X iOs 14.6 (SW)
Samsung Galaxy Tablet E 9.6” Android 7.1.1 (CY)

Date of review

June 23, 2021

Reviewers

Shelley White (SW)
Catherine Young (CY)

Technician Support Scott Frick

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Image Source: NCCN Guidelines, Apple App Store. Retrieved on July 20, 2021 from: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/nccn-guidelines/id775500217

Stated Purpose

Assist health care professionals in their implementation of the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines®), thus improving the quality and effectiveness of care provided to patients with cancer.

Assist patients in understanding a cancer diagnosis treatment regimen.

Features

N/A

Screenshots

    

Image Source:NCCN Guidelines, Apple App Store. Retrieved on June 25, 2021 from: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/nccn-guidelines/id775500217

Specialties/Disciplines

Oncology

Physicians, nurses, case managers, health educators, social workers, healthcare managers, patients, family members, caregivers.

Notes

None

Part 1: Editorial committee, content updates, and evidence grading

Grading system is clearly presented and explained

Part 2: Source and authorship information for 3 entries

Specific textbook sources were cited on a regular basis

Organization of information

  • Information organized alphabetically so can either search for a term or browse an a-z listing
  • Clinical, Patients, and Favorites ‘tabs’
  • Additional section for complete list of downloads available

Navigation

  • Navigation simple
  • Upper ellipses in left corner with drop down menu
  • Navigate guidelines via PowerPoint presentation, printed page or by thumbnails

Extras

User Account required: Yes

Internet connection required for use: Yes

Text search field: Yes

Browsable content: Yes; Subject. Includes an A - Z listing

Advertisements: Yes

Pop-up advertisements: Yes

In-app purchases: No

 

 

Devices 

Compatible with iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch. Requires iOS 9.0 or later 
https://apps.apple.com/us/app/nccn-guidelines/id775500217
Last updated (as per App store listing): N\A

Appears to be compatible with all Android devices. Requires Android 5.0 and up.
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tipmedcom.nccn.guidelines.mobile
Last updated (as per Google Play listing): June 24, 2020 

Size

185.3 MB (iOS)
77 M (Android)

App Developer

National Comprehensive Cancer Network Inc

Country of Origin

United States

Contact

Website: https://www.nccn.org/
Emails: usersupport@nccn.org

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About App of the Month

Librarian reviewers from Saskatchewan Health Authority and Alberta Health Services consider the audience and purpose of the apps, as well as highlighting additional features:

  • In the ‘Evidence’ section, we assess how easily the user can identify the app’s currency and support from the evidence
  • In the ‘Usability’ section, we assess the organization of information and other usability factors that may contribute to user experience

Our complete grading criteria is embedded in the review.

Note: Reviewers are not healthcare professionals and don't appraise the quality of any recommendations within the app. Reviews are not meant as endorsements.