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Admission of Patients with Suspected or Active Infection to Oncology Units: Clinical Evidence and Guidelines

Last updated: August 22, 2014
Project Number: RB0726-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical evidence regarding the risks associated with the admission of patients with suspected or active infection to hospital oncology units?
  2. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the admission of patients with suspected or active infection to hospital oncology units?

Key Message

One systematic review and two evidence-based guidelines regarding the admission of patients with suspected or active infection to hospital oncology units were identified.