Adv Emerg Nurs J 2022 Apr-Jun 01;44(2):84-102
Ochsner Louisiana State University Health, Shreveport (Dr Barré); Atrium Health's Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, North Carolina (Dr McElwee); Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston (Drs Calhoun, Maldonado, and Bell); and Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Outcome Sciences, University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy, Columbia (Dr Weant).
Patients with hematological malignancies, both treated and untreated, or solid tumors undergoing treatment are at risk of life-threatening complications, which may present in the emergency department (ED). Such emergencies are diverse in etiology and often require prompt treatment. Traditional complications, such as febrile neutropenia, have had recent guideline updates, which incorporate new evidence and a new validated risk stratification tool. Read More