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Infections in Neutropenic Cancer Patients

  • Ana Paula Velez
  • Jorge Lamarche
  • John N. Greene
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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Shylah M. Moore-Pardo, Olga Klinkova
    Pages 1-11
  3. Ana Paula Velez, John N. Greene, Jorge A. Lamarche
    Pages 13-21
  4. Olga Klinkova
    Pages 23-35
  5. Ana Paula Velez, John N. Greene, Jorge Lamarche
    Pages 37-48
  6. Nancy Rihana, Mindy Sampson
    Pages 49-71
  7. Sheila Hernandez, Ana Paula Velez, Jorge Lamarche, John N. Greene
    Pages 73-88
  8. Ana Paula Velez, Jorge Lamarche, John N. Greene
    Pages 89-104
  9. Aliyah Baluch, Sarah Shewayish
    Pages 105-117
  10. Rod Quilitz
    Pages 119-149
  11. Yanina Pasikhova
    Pages 151-162
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 181-187

About this book

Introduction

As bone marrow transplant treatments and chemotherapy develop, the population of neutropenic cancer patients is on the rise. These developments are allowing patients to live longer, but in recent years, they have also led to an increase in previously rare infections and syndromes, whose management is unfamiliar to the average healthcare professional.
 
Infections in Neutropenic Cancer Patients is a crucial resource for medical students, residents, practitioners, health professionals, and researchers. It details the clinical presentation, diagnoses, and management of an array of common infections and syndromes specific to neutropenic cancer patients, including real scenarios accompanied by color photos and radiographic results. Chapters include step-by-step tutorials, access to clinical answers on diagnosis and treatment, and a tabulated summary of the key points.

Keywords

neutropenia antibiotic prophylaxis clinical symptoms dermatological findings diagnostic approach radiographic findings antibiotic management

Editors and affiliations

  • Ana Paula Velez
    • 1
  • Jorge Lamarche
    • 2
  • John N. Greene
    • 3
  1. 1.University of South FloridaTampaUSA
  2. 2.James Haley VA HospitalUSF Morsani College of MedicineTampaUSA
  3. 3.Moffitt Cancer Center and Research InstituteUSF Morsani College of MedicineTampaUSA

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