Discontinuation of Empirical Antibiotic Therapy in Neutropenic Leukaemia Patients With Fever of Unknown Origin Is Ethical

Clin Microbiol Infect. 2015 Mar;21(3):e25-7. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2014.10.014. Epub 2014 Dec 18.

Publication types

  • Letter
  • Comment

MeSH terms

  • Anti-Bacterial Agents / therapeutic use*
  • Female
  • Fever of Unknown Origin / drug therapy*
  • Humans
  • Leukemia, Myeloid, Acute / complications*
  • Male
  • Neutropenia / complications*
  • Withholding Treatment / ethics*

Substances

  • Anti-Bacterial Agents