Prevention and Outpatient Management of Febrile Neutropenia in Adult Cancer Patients: Clinical Practice Guidelineenglish
Optimal prevention and safe management of febrile neutropenia (FN) in the outpatient setting, when clinically appropriate, can help to keep vulnerable patients from experiencing severe complications requiring hospitalization. The objective of this guideline is to provide clinicians with updated recommendations for prevention of FN and new guidelines for the outpatient management of FN in adult cancer patients receiving systemic treatment in Ontario.
Cancer patients who are receiving myelosuppressive systemic treatment.
Intended Guideline Users
All health care providers involved in caring for cancer patients who are receiving myelosuppressive systemic treatment (oncologists/hematologists, nurses, pharmacists, emergency room clinicians, etc.).