TITLE

Review: Oral and intravenous antibiotics do not differ for effectiveness in febrile neutropenic patients with cancer

PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Mar/Apr2005, Vol. 142 Issue 2, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article cites a survey of studies related to the safety and effectiveness of oral and intravenous (IV) antibiotics in febrile neutropenic patients with cancer. Randomized controlled trials (RCTs) that compared any oral antibiotic with any IV antibiotic in patients with cancer and chemotherapy-induced neutropenia or patients with cancer who had bone marrow transplantation and presented with fever .In febrile neutropenic patients with cancer, oral and intravenous antibiotics do not differ for mortality, treatment failure, or adverse events.
ACCESSION #
16486565

 

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