Management of the Febrile Neutropenic Patient: A Consensus Conference

Picazo, Juan J.
July 2004
Clinical Infectious Diseases;7/15/2004 Supplement 1, Vol. 39, pS1
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the consensus conference addressing the management of the febrile neutropenic patient. According to sources, in February 1998, the group of experts in Miyazaki, Japan issued a set of recommendations for the use of antimicrobials in febrile neutropenia, and reviewed the infectious complications in such patients. Due to a wide range of evidences, a consensus document has resulted, which is of help for the appropriate management of febrile neutropenic patients.


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