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Multiple myeloma

Multiple myeloma


Expert Perspective

Time to Complete

1 hour


November 12, 2015


November 13, 2017

Programme Description

Dr Charlotte Attwood and Dr Shirley D’Sa outline the diagnosis and management of multiple myeloma. Tips for healthcare professionals include symptoms such as fatigue, bone pain and recurrent infections, the GPs role, and red flag triage for acute back pain.

Educational Objectives

After reading this activity, healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Have a high index of suspicion for myeloma and initiate appropriate investigations
  • Care for patients receiving treatment
  • Faculty

    Activity authors
    Dr Charlotte Attwood
    Specialist registrar in haematology
    University College Hospital
    United Kingdom

    Dr Shirley D'Sa
    Consultant haematologist at University College Hospital
    London and Mount Vernon Cancer Centre
    United Kingdom

    Test author
    Dr Katie Collier
    United Kingdom


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    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time.


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