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Authors: Dr. Anath Lionel and Dr. Joanne Britto, McMaster UniversityReviewer: Dr. Hassan Sibai, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto and Staff Physician, Division of Medical Hematology & Oncology, Princess Margaret Cancer CentreLearning Objectives:As the end of this self-assessment module, participants should...

Author: Dr. Barbara Gunka, McMaster UniversityReviewers: Dr. Siraj Mithoowani and Dr. Wendy Lim, McMaster UniversityLearning Objectives:As the end of this self-assessment module, participants should be able to:Identify situations in which outpatient management of bleeding in ITP may be appropriate Understand how severity of bleeding...

Author: Dr. Barbara GunkaReviewer: Dr. Siraj Mithoowani, Assistant Professor, Dept of Medicine, McMaster University Objectives At the end of the self-assessment module, participants will be able to:Describe the management of ITP during pregnancy Identify platelet count thresholds for administering neuraxial anesthesia in ITP Discuss risk factors...

Author: Dr. Farid Azadian, University of OttawaReviewer: Dr. Siraj Mithoowani, Assistant Professor, Dept of Medicine, McMaster University Objectives At the end of the self-assessment module, participants will be able to:Describe first and second-line therapies for immune thrombocytopenia Describe the mechanism of action and clinical efficacy of...

Author: Dr. Stefan D. JevticReviewer: Dr. Dina Khalaf Objectives At the end of the self-assessment module, participants will be able to:Describe an approach to the initial management approach of patients with lower-risk MDS Discuss the common adverse effects of erythroid-maturation agents in patients on this therapy...

Author: Tarannum Syed, University of TorontoReviewer: Hubert Tsui, BSc, MD, PhD, FRCPC, Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathobiology - Hematological Pathology, Sunnybrook Health Science CentreList the clinical manifestations of polycythemia vera Describe the morphological features of polycythemia vera on a bone marrow biopsy. Explain...

Author: Dr. Ali EshaghpourReviewer: Dr. Rick Ikesaka Objectives: At the end of the self-assessment module, participants will be able to:1. Describe the first-line management of patients with ITP without bleeding. 2. Describe the first-line management of patients with ITP with bleeding. 3. Explain the rationale for the sequencing of...

Author(s): Marissa Laureano1,3, Akash Gupta2,3, Celina Montemayor3, Yulia Lin2Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada Precision Diagnostics and Therapeutics Program, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada. Canadian Blood Services, Toronto, ON, CanadaObjectives: As the end of this self-assessment module, participants should be able...

Author: Dr. Brittany Margaret-Anne SalterReviewer: Dr. Alejandro Garcia-Horton, Assistant Professor (Oncology), McMaster University Objectives At the end of the self-assessment module, participants will be able to:Describe the mechanism of anemia in patients with lower-risk myelodysplastic syndrome (LR-MDS). Explain the diagnostic criteria for MDS with ring sideroblasts Describe...

Author: Dr. Joanne Britto, McMaster University Reviewer: Dr. Amaris Balitsky, Assistant Professor, Department of Oncology, McMaster Objectives At the end of the self-assessment module, participants will be able to:1. Describe the available treatment options to improve post-autologous stem cell transplantation outcomes for patients with Hodgkin lymphoma. 2. Describe the...