How do we distinguish high from low? risk of infection in kids with cancer.
Febrile neutropenia and infection often go hand in hand, and clinically, the signs and symptoms are often identical. Clinical decision rules are used by clinicians managing cancer patients to help identify those at high risk and those at low risk of infection.
NCIC investigator Dr Gabby Hausler has this week published a review on Clinical Decision Rules (CDRs) for use in kids with cancer. Read more at: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28877157