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Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation: A Manual for Nursing Practice
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Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation: A Manual for Nursing Practice

Publication Year: 2013
Edition: 2nd
Authors/Editor: Ezzone, S.s.
Publisher: The Oncology Nursing Society
ISBN: 978-1-935-86419-6
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Your complete guide to the ever-evolving specialty of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT), providing you with the necessary concepts and trends.

Since the 1950s and 60s, HSCT has evolved as a specialty for the treatment of hematologic malignancies, nonmalignant hematologic diseases, and select solid tumors.

Stem cells were traditionally collected from bone marrow, but since the mid-1980s, peripheral blood has become the most-used source for stem cell transplantation. The umbilical cord has also been identified as a readily available source for stem cells.

You'll find a comprehensive examination of a wide array of topics, including the history of transplantation, stem cell collection, the development of an HSCT program, graft-versus-host disease, complications and effects related to HSCT, post-transplant follow-up, quality-of-life issues, and more.

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  • Publisher: The Oncology Nursing Society
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Ezzone, S.s.
  • ISBN: 978-1-935-86419-6
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    Skills & Procedures
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 2nd
  • Pages: 340
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2013

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