Length of stay and mortality associated with febrile neutropenia among children with cancer.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, Volume 23, Issue 31, p.7958-66 (2005)

Keywords:

Adolescent, Adult, Anti-Infective Agents, Child, Child, Preschool, Female, Hospital Mortality, Humans, Infant, Infant, Newborn, Length of Stay, Longitudinal Studies, Male, Neoplasms, NEUTROPENIA, Prospective Studies, Retrospective Studies, Risk Factors

Abstract:

The aim of this study was to evaluate risk factors for longer length of stay (los) and mortality among hospitalized children with cancer who have febrile neutropenia.