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Author Klastersky, J. (Jean), author

Title Febrile neutropenia / Jean A. Klastersky, Consultant, Medical Oncology, Institut Jules Bordet, Centre des Tumeurs de l'Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
Published London : SpringerHealthcare, [2014]
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 73 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction -- Prevention of febrile neutropenia -- Prediction of the risk of complications associated with febrile neutropenia -- Management of the low-risk patients -- Management of the non-low-risk patients with febrile neutropenia -- Management of persistent fever in patients with neutropenia despite empirical antibiotic administration -- Costs associated with febrile neutropenia -- At the extremes of age: febrile neutropenia in children and elderly
Summary Pocketbook for Cancer Supportive Care Febrile Neutropenia is a comprehensive review on febrile neutropenia, its prevention, risks, management, costs, and special populations affected by the condition. The book was originally commissioned due to advances in the field, and to supplement the series: Pocketbooks in Supportive Cancer Care. Busy healthcare professionals who have a basic understanding of febrile neutropenia but want to learn more a will benefit from this concise guide that will help them quickly understand the complexities of this condition
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed Feb. 21, 2014)
Subject Febrile neutropenia.
Febrile neutropenia -- Treatment.
Cancer -- Chemotherapy -- Complications.
Febrile Neutropenia.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781907673702 (electronic bk.)
1907673709 (electronic bk.)
1907673695 (print)
9781907673696 (print)