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The European Blood and Marrow Transplantation Textbook for Nurses

Under the Auspices of EBMT

  • This Textbook is in open access (free and unlimited access)

  • Endorsed by EBMT

  • Specifically written for nurses with an interest in HSCT

  • Includes a chapter on cellular therapy, nursing implications and care

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Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x
  2. JACIE and Quality Management in HSCT: Implications for Nursing

    • Carole Charley, Raquel Espada Martín, Ivana Ferrero, Aleksandra Babic, Iris Bargalló Arraut
    Pages 1-24Open Access
  3. HSCT: How Does It Work?

    • Letizia Galgano, Daphna Hutt, Hilda Mekelenkamp
    Pages 25-43Open Access
  4. Donor Selection

    • Mairéad NíChonghaile
    Pages 45-52Open Access
  5. Transplant Preparation

    • Caroline Bompoint, Alberto Castagna, Daphna Hutt, Angela Leather, Merja Stenvall, Teija Schröder et al.
    Pages 53-75Open Access
  6. Cell Source and Apheresis

    • Margherita Angelica, Eugenia Trigoso
    Pages 77-90Open Access
  7. Principles of Conditioning Therapy and Cell Infusion

    • Sara Zulu, Michelle Kenyon
    Pages 91-99Open Access
  8. Cell Therapy, Nursing Implications and Care

    • Ruth Clout, John Murray, Maria Farrell, Daphna Hutt, Michelle Kenyon
    Pages 101-122Open Access
  9. BMT Settings, Infection and Infection Control

    • John Murray, Emanuela Samarani, Chiara Renica, Iris Agreiter, Laura Orlando, Daphna Hutt
    Pages 123-153Open Access
  10. Transplantation Through the Generations

    • Alberto Castagna, Hilda Mekelenkamp, Lisa Mcmonagle, Michelle Kenyon, Corien Eeltink, Sarah Jayne Liptrott
    Pages 155-183Open Access
  11. Early and Acute Complications and the Principles of HSCT Nursing Care

    • Elisabeth Wallhult, Michelle Kenyon, Barry Quinn
    Pages 185-216Open Access
  12. Supportive Care

    • S. J. van der Linden, M. E. G. Harinck, H. T. Speksnijder, Teija Schröder, Ien Schlösser, Vera Verkerk et al.
    Pages 217-240Open Access
  13. Graft-Versus-Host Disease (GvHD)

    • John Murray, Jacqui Stringer, Daphna Hutt
    Pages 241-267Open Access
  14. Graft Versus Tumour Effect

    • Mairéad NíChonghaile
    Pages 269-274Open Access
  15. Engraftment, Graft Failure, and Rejection

    • Daphna Hutt
    Pages 275-287Open Access
  16. Late Effects and Long-Term Follow-Up

    • Michelle Kenyon, John Murray, Barry Quinn, Diana Greenfield, Eugenia Trigoso
    Pages 289-319Open Access
  17. Nursing Research and Audit in the Transplant Setting

    • Corien Eeltink, Sarah Jayne Liptrott, Jacqui Stringer
    Pages 321-331Open Access

About this book

This Open Access Second Edition textbook, endorsed by the EBMT, provides adult and pediatric nurses with a full and informative guide covering all aspects of transplant nursing including a new chapter dedicated to cellular therapy, nursing implications and care. This book takes the reader from basic principles to advanced concepts on a journey through the history of transplant nursing, including essential and progressive elements to help nurses improve their knowledge and benefit the patient experience, as well as a comprehensive introduction to research and auditing methods. This second edition  specifically intended for nurses, complements the EBMT Handbook, a popular educational resource originally developed in 2003 for physicians to accompany an annual training course also serving as an educational reference tool in its own right.

This title is designed to develop the knowledge of nurses in transplantation. It is the only one of its kind written by nurse experts, specifically targeted at nurses in this specialist field and acknowledges the valuable contribution that nursing makes to patient care in this area. This new volume presents updated content that is essential for the education of nurses new to transplantation, while also offering a valuable resource for more experienced nurses who wish to refresh their knowledge.  

This Textbook is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license.



Editors and Affiliations

  • Department of Haematological Medicine, King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK

    Michelle Kenyon

  • Almere, The Netherlands

    Aleksandra Babic

About the editors

Michelle Kenyon works as the Consultant Nurse (BMT) at King’s College Hospital London. She has worked for more than 30 years in the field of Haemato-oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation. Her interest in improving the patient experience of Haematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation (HSCT) led her to write "The Seven Steps", a patient information book (2002) and subsequently the "Next Steps" (2012). Around 50,000 copies of these titles have been distributed, and are used as the basis of informed consent for transplant recipients throughout the UK.

She studied her BSc in Cancer Nursing and MSc in Advancing Cancer Nursing Practice at King’s College London, and undertook an empirical research study exploring the use of Life-coaching in Stem Cell Transplant Survivors for her dissertation. She supports patients throughout their post-transplant recovery and has a particular interest in survivorship issues and the early and late effects of treatment with the focus of her PhD on interventions that impact on patient and family experience. She launched the HSCT long-term follow-up clinic at King’s College Hospital in 2014 and has found the patient insights of life after transplant inspiring and the overall experience highly rewarding. She is the current President of the EBMT Nurses Group.

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: The European Blood and Marrow Transplantation Textbook for Nurses

  • Book Subtitle: Under the Auspices of EBMT

  • Editors: Michelle Kenyon, Aleksandra Babic

  • DOI:

  • Publisher: Springer Cham

  • eBook Packages: Medicine, Medicine (R0)

  • Copyright Information: EBMT, The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2023

  • License: CC BY

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-031-23393-7Published: 18 April 2023

  • eBook ISBN: 978-3-031-23394-4Published: 07 April 2023

  • Edition Number: 2

  • Number of Pages: X, 331

  • Number of Illustrations: 9 b/w illustrations, 29 illustrations in colour

  • Topics: Nursing, Transplant Surgery, Surgery, Pediatric Surgery

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