Posted: July 13th, 2017
A bone marrow transplant is being considered for treatment of a patient with acute leukemia that has not responded to chemotherapy. In discussing the treatment with the patient, the nurse explains that
A. hospitalization will be required for several weeks after the hematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT).
B. the transplant of the donated cells is painful because of the nerves in the tissue lining the bone.
C. donor bone marrow cells are transplanted immediately after an infusion of chemotherapy.
D. the transplant procedure takes place in a sterile operating room to minimize the risk for infection.
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