Nursing care of patients with multiple myeloma: a paradigm for the needs of special populations.

@article{Rice2001NursingCO,
  title={Nursing care of patients with multiple myeloma: a paradigm for the needs of special populations.},
  author={D. Spring Rice and Carol A Sheridan},
  journal={Clinical journal of oncology nursing},
  year={2001},
  volume={5 3},
  pages={
          89-93
        }
}
Multiple myeloma, a B cell malignancy that has its peak incidence in the elderly and affects African Americans more frequently than Caucasians, may be used as a paradigm to examine the concerns of special populations. Special populations are those who are medically underserved or medically underrepresented. Using this disease entity to focus on concerns of special populations and access to healthcare systems, the oncology nurse can formulate an approach to cancer care with a broader view of… CONTINUE READING

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