- Version: 1.0
- Review due: February 2019
This module is designed to support registered nurses who care for patients diagnosed with a Primary brain tumours (PBT), and increase confidence in managing the challenging effects of a brain tumour and associated treatments.
This resource provides an overview of adults with Primary Brain Tumours (PBTs) and its clinical management, with particular focus on the cognitive effects and the importance of a multidisciplinary team approach.
This module includes a case study to illustrate some of the issues faced by patients. It tells the story of Martin, a 49-year-old male diagnosed with a PBT, and explores how this affects him and his family.