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Clinical Groups of Talcott et al for Classifying Cancer Patients with Fever and Neutropenia

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Infectious Diseases
Hematology Oncology

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Tlacott et al divided patients with cancer, fever and neutropenia into 4 prognostic groups based on clinical findings at presentation. This can help separate patients who require more aggressive management from those that have a good prognosis. The authors are from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston.

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