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ICU Management

Paediatric Cancer Patients: Quick Antibiotics Reduce Mortality

2015 28 Feb

According to researchers, paediatric cancer patients who receive antibiotics within 60 minutes of reporting fever and showing neutropenia (low neutrophil count), go on to have decreased intensive care consultation rate and lower mortality compared with patients who receive antibiotics outside the 60-minute window. Their study showed in a sample of 220... Read more