Please login (Members) to view content or
(Nonmembers) this article.
No votes yet
Oncology 101

Idiopathic Thrombocytic Purpura

Debra Winkeljohn
CJON 2010, 14(4), 411-413 DOI: 10.1188/10.CJON.411-413

Oncology nurses often see patients with nononcologic disorders. Idiopathic thrombocytic purpura (ITP), a platelet disorder, is one such example. Being both an emergent condition as well as a chronic one, nurses will need to assess patients with ITP for bleeding and conduct extensive patient education about the disease process and treatment options.

Members Only

Access to this article is restricted. Please login to view the full article.

Not a current ONS Member or journal subscriber?
Join/Renew Membership or