First-day step-down to oral outpatient treatment versus continued standard treatment in children with cancer and low-risk fever in neutropenia. A randomized controlled trial within the multicenter SPOG 2003 FN study

Brack, Eva; Bodmer, Nicole; Simon, Arne; Leibundgut, Kurt; Kühne, Thomas; Niggli, Felix K; Ammann, Roland A (2012). First-day step-down to oral outpatient treatment versus continued standard treatment in children with cancer and low-risk fever in neutropenia. A randomized controlled trial within the multicenter SPOG 2003 FN study. Pediatric blood & cancer, 59(3), pp. 423-30. Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley-Liss 10.1002/pbc.24076

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The standard treatment of fever in chemotherapy-induced neutropenia (FN) includes emergency hospitalization and empirical intravenous antimicrobial therapy. This study determined if first-day step-down to oral outpatient treatment is not inferior to continued standard regarding safety and efficacy in children with low-risk FN.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Gynaecology, Paediatrics and Endocrinology (DFKE) > Clinic of Paediatric Medicine

UniBE Contributor:

Brack, Eva; Leibundgut, Kurt and Ammann, Roland

ISSN:

1545-5009

Publisher:

Wiley-Liss

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:40

Last Modified:

06 Dec 2013 13:38

Publisher DOI:

10.1002/pbc.24076

PubMed ID:

22271702

Web of Science ID:

000306314400003

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/16503 (FactScience: 224154)

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