[Usefulness of the MASCC scale in the management of neutropenic fever induced by chemotherapy in patients with solid neoplasm].
Unidad de Enfermedades Infecciosas, Servicio de Medicina Interna, Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol, Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, Investigador de la red CIBERES, Barcelona, España.
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Sep 05, 2009
The MASCC scale is a safe tool for stratifying the risk of cancer patients and chemotherapy-induced NF. However, greater specificity would allow a greater reduction in hospital costs and improve the quality of life of these patients.
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