Multiple Myeloma: A Textbook for Nurses (Second Edition)

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The second edition of Multiple Myeloma: A Textbook for Nurses provides a comprehensive review of the challenges and opportunities encountered throughout the journey of patients with multiple myeloma, allowing you and your staff to:

  • Provide quality care from diagnosis through survivorship. 
  • Safely administer three new drugs that have been approved since the publication of the first edition.
    • Carfilzomib
    • Pomalidomide
    • Panobinostat
  • Get the latest developments on genetics and epigenetics of multiple myeloma, including novel therapies, biomarkers, and promising new drug clinical trials.
  • Gain insight into educating this challenging patient population.
Member Price: $68.00Nonmember Price: $96.00
Published By: 
Oncology Nursing Society
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Chapter 1 - Myeloma Care

Joseph D. Tariman
Beth Faiman
Pages (1-10)
Chapter 1 provides a general overview of multiple myeloma and the care and treatment of patients. This chapter also includes the table of contents, and preface.

Chapters 2 - 4 - Anatomy and Physiology, Pathophysiology, Epidemiology

Kimberly Noonan
Charise L. Gleason
Pages (11-70)
Chapter 2 details issues surrounding the anatomy and physiology related to patients with multiple myeloma. Chapter 3 examines pathophysiology and Chapter 4 provides details on the Epidemiology of the disease.

Chapter 5 - High-Dose Therapy and Stem Cell Transplantation

Ima N. Garcia
Pages (71-112)
Chapter 5 provides you with the details and information you need on high-dose therapy and stem cell transplantation.

Chapters 6 - 7 - Treatment of Newly Diagnosed, Transplant-Ineligible Patients, Treatment of Relapsed and Refractory Multiple Myeloma

Beth Faiman
Kevin Brigle
Pages (113-181)
Chapter 6 examines details surrounding those patients who have been newly diagnosed, transplant-ineligble patients. Chapter 7 provides information on the treatment of relapsed and refractory multiple myeloma.

Chapter 8 - Living with Multiple Myeloma

Sandra E. Kurtin
Pages (181-214)
Chapter 8 examines issues surrounding survivorship in patients with multiple myeloma.

Chapter 9 - Nursing Research

Tiffany A. Richards
Pages (215-230)
Chapter 9 examines nursing research conducted in the field of multiple myeloma.

Chapter 10 - On the Horizon: Advances in Genomics and Biomarkers

Beth Faiman
Joseph D. Tariman
Pages (231-244)
Chapter 10 examines advances in multiple myeloma genomics and biomarkers, and implications for nursing practice.

Chapter 11 - Patient Teaching

Sandra Rome
Pages (245-292)
Chapter 11 details issues surrounding patient education.

Chapter 12 - Clinical Trials

Joseph D. Tariman
Pages (293-336)
Chapter 12 details clinical trials in multiple myeloma.