National Early Warning Score (NEWS) and Quick Sequential (Sepsis-Related) Organ Failure Assessment (qSOFA) Validation in AML Patient during Febrile Neutropenia

@inproceedings{Nicolino2017NationalEW,
  title={National Early Warning Score (NEWS) and Quick Sequential (Sepsis-Related) Organ Failure Assessment (qSOFA) Validation in AML Patient during Febrile Neutropenia},
  author={Barbara Nicolino and Umberto Vitolo and Ernesta Audisio and Stefano D'Ardia and Chiara Frairia and Giorgia Iovino and Andrea Evangelista and Giovannino Ciccone and Semra Aydin},
  year={2017}
}
Acute mieloid leukemia (AML) patients are at high risk of infections during the neutropenia period post chemotherapy. Fever often is the first sign of a deterioration of the patient. Better outcomes are reached with early diagnosis and prompt interventions, but nowadays there are not satisfactory diagnostic tools. Recently the quick Sequential (Sepsis Related) Organ Failure Assessment (qSOFA) was proven predicting out-Intensive Care Unit (ICU) mortality in a large cohort of miscellaneous… CONTINUE READING