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RNSG 1343 Myeloma

Chapter 29 White blood cell disorders Multiple Myeloma

Multiple Myeloma – Malignancy in which plasma cells multiply uncontrollably
Pathophysiology of Multiple Myeloma – Cells infiltrate bone marrow, lymph nodes, and spleen. – Affected bones are weakened (susceptible to fracture). – Pathologic fractures
Manifestations of Multiple Myeloma – Bone pain – Rapid bone destruction – Hypercalcemia – Manifestations of neurologic dysfunction – Recurrent infections – Renal failure – Pancytopenia
Diagnostic tests for Multiple Myeloma – X-rays – Bone marrow examination – CBC – Protein electrophoresis – Serum calcium, creatinine, uric acid, and BUN levels – Urinalysis – Biopsy
Treatment for Multiple Myeloma – No cure – Induction chemotherapy – Stem cell transplant – Maintenance chemotherapy – Combination chemotherapy – Localized radiation therapy – Plasma exchange therapy
Nursing Diagnoses for Multiple Myeloma – Chronic Pain – Impaired Physical Mobility – Risk for Injury
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