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Title
Sepsis in head and neck cancer patients treated with chemotherapy and radiation : literature review and consensus
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Abstract
The reporting of infection/sepsis in chemo/radiation-treated head and neck cancer patients is sparse and the problem is underestimated. A multidisciplinary group of head and neck cancer specialists from Italy met with the aim of reaching a consensus on a clinical definition and management of infections and sepsis. The Delphi appropriateness method was used for this consensus. External expert reviewers then evaluated the conclusions carefully according to their area of expertise. The paper contains seven clusters of statements about the clinical definition and management of infections and sepsis in head and neck cancer patients, which had a consensus. Furthermore, it offers a review of recent literature in these topics. (C) 2015 Elsevier Ireland Ltd. All rights reserved.
Language
English
Source (journal)
Critical reviews in oncology, hematology / Chemical Rubber Company [Cleveland, Ohio] - Boca Raton, Fla
Publication
New york : Elsevier science inc, 2015
ISSN
1040-8428
Volume/pages
95:2(2015), p. 191-213
ISI
000358468100006
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UAntwerpen
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Creation 03.09.2015
Last edited 13.10.2017
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