Guideline for the management of fever and neutropenia in children with cancer and/or undergoing hematopoietic stem-cell transplantation.

@article{Lehrnbecher2012GuidelineFT,
  title={Guideline for the management of fever and neutropenia in children with cancer and/or undergoing hematopoietic stem-cell transplantation.},
  author={Thomas Lehrnbecher and Robert Phillips and Sarah Alexander and Frank Alvaro and Fabianne Carlesse and Brian T. Fisher and Hana Hakim and Mar{\'i}a E. Santolaya and Elio Castagnola and Bonnie Davis and Lee L. Dupuis and Faith Gibson and Andreas H. Groll and Aditya H. Gaur and Ajay Gupta and Rejin Kebudi and S{\'e}rgio Petrilli and William J. Steinbach and Milena Villarroel and Theoklis Zaoutis and Lillian Sung},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  year={2012},
  volume={30 35},
  pages={
          4427-38
        }
}
  • T. Lehrnbecher, R. Phillips, L. Sung
  • Published 10 December 2012
  • Medicine
  • Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology
PURPOSE To develop an evidence-based guideline for the empiric management of pediatric fever and neutropenia (FN. [] Key Method We followed previously validated procedures for creating evidence-based guidelines. Working groups focused on initial presentation, ongoing management, and empiric antifungal therapy. Each working group developed key clinical questions, conducted systematic reviews of the published literature, and compiled evidence summaries.

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