Librarian reviewers from Saskatchewan Health Authority and Alberta Health Services consider the audience and purpose of the apps, as well as highlighting additional features:
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.
National Comprehensive Cancer Network Guidelines
Image Source: NCCN Guidelines, Apple App Store. Retrieved on July 20, 2021 from: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/nccn-guidelines/id775500217
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.
Image Source: NCCN Guidelines, Apple App Store. Retrieved on June 25, 2021 from: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/nccn-guidelines/id775500217
Physicians, nurses, case managers, health educators, social workers, healthcare managers, patients, family members, caregivers.
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
User Account required: Yes
Internet connection required for use: Yes
Text search field: Yes
Browsable content: Yes; Subject. Includes an A - Z listing
Pop-up advertisements: Yes
In-app purchases: No
Compatible with iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch. Requires iOS 9.0 or later
Last updated (as per App store listing): N\A
Appears to be compatible with all Android devices. Requires Android 5.0 and up.
Last updated (as per Google Play listing): June 24, 2020
185.3 MB (iOS)
77 M (Android)
National Comprehensive Cancer Network Inc
Country of Origin