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[Usefulness of the MASCC scale in the management of neutropenic fever induced by chemotherapy in patients with solid neoplasm].

Authors
  • Gayol, María Del Carmen1
  • Font, Albert
  • Casas, Irma
  • Estrada, Oriol
  • Domínguez, M Jesús
  • Pedro-Botet, M Luisa
  • 1 Unidad de Enfermedades Infecciosas, Servicio de Medicina Interna, Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol, Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, Investigador de la red CIBERES, Barcelona, España.
Type
Published Article
Journal
Medicina clinica
Publication Date
Sep 05, 2009
Volume
133
Issue
8
Pages
296–299
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/j.medcli.2008.12.022
PMID: 19376542
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

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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