Myeloproliferative neoplasms: diagnosis, management and treatment
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Myeloproliferative neoplasms: diagnosis, management and treatment

Joanne Tonkin Nurse consultant in haematology, Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust, Colchester
Yvonne Francis Clinical nurse specialist in haematology, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London
Adrian Pattinson Haematology specialist nurse practitioner, Huddersfield Royal Infirmary, Huddersfield
Theresa Peters Macmillan haematology clinical nurse specialist, Royal United Hospital, Bath
Michelle Taylor Clinical nurse specialist in haematology, The Great Western Hospital, Swindon
Ruth Thompson Macmillan haematology clinical nurse specialist, Haematology Department, Belfast City Hospital, Belfast
Louise Wallis Haematology specialist nurse, Department of Pathology, Royal Bournemouth Hospital, Bournemouth

This article provides an overview of myeloproliferative neoplasms for nurses who do not specialise in haematology. Diagnosis, management and treatment of patients with these conditions is discussed, as well as long-term nursing implications.

Nursing Standard. 26, 51,44-51. doi: 10.7748/ns2012.08.26.51.44.c9243

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