Upon completion of the chapter the reader will be able to

1. Explain the rationale for using hematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT) to treat cancer

2. Compare the different types of HSCTs, specifically (a) the types of donors (i.e., autologous and allogeneic), (b) the source of hematopoietic cells (i.e., umbilical cord, peripheral blood progenitor cells [PBPCs], and bone marrow), and (c) the type of preparative regimen (i.e., myeloablative and nonmyeloablative).

3. List the nonhematologic toxicity to high-dose chemotherapy used in myeloablative preparative regimens, specifically busulfan-induced seizures, hemorrhagic cystitis, GI toxicities, and sinusoidal obstruction syndrome.

4. Develop a plan for monitoring and managing engraftment of hematopoiesis.

5. Explain graft-versus-host disease (GVHD).

6. Recommend a prophylactic and treatment regimen for GVHD.

7. Choose an appropriate regimen to minimize the risk of infectious complications in HSCT patients.

8. Evaluate the long-term health care of HSCT survivors.

Dealing With Asthma Naturally

Dealing With Asthma Naturally

Do You Suffer From ASTHMA Chronic asthma is a paralyzing, suffocating and socially isolating condition that can cause anxiety that can trigger even more attacks. Before you know it you are caught in a vicious cycle Put an end to the dependence on inhalers, buying expensive prescription drugs and avoidance of allergenic situations and animals. Get control of your life again and Deal With Asthma Naturally

Get My Free Ebook


Post a comment