Abstract| Volume 57, ISSUE 3, P425, September 2019

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Mystery Behind the Outcome of Febrile Neutropenia in Indigent Cancer Patients: A “U-Turn” in Mortality through a State-Sponsored Scheme in India

      Background: Febrile neutropenia is among the most common symptoms of oncology patients presenting to the emergency department (ED). Timely antibiotic therapy is key to successful management. Little is known, however, about the extent of this problem in cancer patients in developing countries, especially those who live below the poverty line. We utilized a statewide database, Dr. NTR Vaidyaseva Trust, to report on the status of care for febrile neutropenia in the State of Andhra Pradesh, India.
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