Evaluation and treatment of fever in the non-neutropenic child with cancer.

@article{Salzer2003EvaluationAT,
  title={Evaluation and treatment of fever in the non-neutropenic child with cancer.},
  author={Wanda L Salzer and Seth Steinberg and David J. Liewehr and Alison G. Freifeld and Frank M Balis and Brigitte C Widemann},
  journal={Journal of pediatric hematology/oncology},
  year={2003},
  volume={25 8},
  pages={606-12}
}
PURPOSE To document the current approach to the evaluation and treatment of febrile non-neutropenic children with cancer by surveying American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology (ASPHO) members. METHODS Five hundred ninety-five ASPHO members were sent questionnaires polling their current practices in the evaluation and treatment of clinically stable, febrile (oral temperature of 38 degrees C x2, or >or=38.3 degrees C), non-neutropenic (absolute neutrophil count > 500/microL) pediatric… CONTINUE READING