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Society guideline links: Neutropenic fever in adults with cancer

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Anna R Thorner, MD


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American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO): Clinical practice guideline on antimicrobial prophylaxis and outpatient management of fever and neutropenia in adults treated for malignancy (2013)

Choosing Wisely: Don't use white cell stimulating factors for primary prevention of febrile neutropenia for patients with less than 20 percent risk for this complication (2012)

Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA): Clinical practice guideline for the use of antimicrobial agents in neutropenic patients with cancer, 2010 update (published 2011)


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