Optimizing Treatment Planning for Immune Thrombocytopenia: A Conversation With Allison Imahiyerobo, APN

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In this podcast, Allison Imahiyerobo, APN, of Hematology Oncology Physicians of Englewood, shares strategies on how to optimize treatment planning for patients with immune thrombocytopenia (ITP).  

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Optimizing Treatment Planning for Immune Thrombocytopenia: A Video Interview With Allison Imahiyerobo, APN

Keira Smith: Hi. I'm Keira Smith from Oncology Data Advisor. I'm here today with Allison Imahiyerobo. Allison Imahiyerobo: Hi Keira, my name is Alli Imahiyerobo. I'm a nurse practitioner, and I practice at Hematology Oncology Physicians of Englewood in New Jersey. I focus on both benign and malignant hematology. Keira Smith: What are some of the most challenging aspects of treating patients with immune thrombocytopenia, or ITP? Allison Imahiyerobo: I think that it's really twofold. The first cha...
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Advances in the Treatment of Relapsed/Refractory Immune Thrombocytopenia With Keith McCrae, MD, and Phyllis McKiernan, APN, MSN, OCN®

Immune thrombocytopenia is an acquired immune-mediated disorder defined as a peripheral blood platelet count <100 x109/L with no known cause (Rodeghiero et al, 2009). The incidence is estimated to be 1.6 to 3.9 per 100,000 patient-years in adults and 0.46 to 12.5 per 100,000 patient-years in children (Terrell et al, 2010). Research has shown that the burden of ITP is significant. A survey of more than 1,300 patients across 13 countries showed 36% reported a high impact on emotional well-being...
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Applying Patient-Centered Management Strategies to Immune Thrombocytopenia: Allison Miller Imahiyerobo, APN

Immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) is an acquired immune-mediated disorder defined as a peripheral blood platelet count <100 x 109/L with no known cause. In this excerpt of the transcript from her nursing continuing professional development (NCPD)–approved activity, Immune Thrombocytopenia: Evolving Treatment Paradigms and Patient-Centered Care, Allison Miller Imahiyerobo, APN, an advanced practice nurse at the Hematology and Oncology Physicians of Englewood, discusses the pathogenesis of ITP, eme...
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Learning Needs in Immune Thrombocytopenia

Immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) is a heterogeneous disorder that involves a shortage of platelets, or thrombocytes, and can result in excessive bruising or bleeding. Diagnosis and treatment are challenging due to the lack of specific diagnostic criteria and the widely varying clinical features: some patients remain asymptomatic, whereas others experience troublesome bruising or even life-threatening intracranial hemorrhage. The optimal management of ITP necessitates an individualized approach that...
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