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Acquiring Expertise for Improved Patient Outcomes in Immune Thrombocytopenia

Recently, i3 Health provided an educational activity that has challenged knowledge gaps experienced by clinicians pertaining to the topic of improved patient outcomes in immune thrombocytopenia (ITP).   Immune thrombocytopenia is a heterogenous disorder in which patients develop an autoimmune response to platelets that results in severe cytopenia and places them at risk for bleeding events. The lack of specific criteria makes diagnosis challenging for clinicians, and understanding the patho...

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Optimizing Treatment Planning for Immune Thrombocytopenia 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 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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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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