Neutropenia and Thrombocytopenia

by Cathy Parkes July 29, 2020 Updated: December 15, 2020

Neutropenia and Thrombocytopenia

Neutropenia and Thrombocytopenia are key symptoms of hematologic cancers (ex: leukemia, multiple myeloma).

Key Nursing priority: Prevent infection and bleeding!

To learn more about Neutropenia and Thrombocytopenia, check out our video on integumentary and hematologic cancers.



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