The Importance of Recognizing Neutropenia

Neutropenia is an extremely serious condition because when a person is neutropenic  the usual signs of infection (redness, swelling and pus formation) are absent.  Fever may be the only sign of a serious infection in a neutropenic patient.  Because of this, a fever during chemotherapy must be considered an treated as a medical emergency.

Read More: http://www.injurylawsourcepa.com/2012/07/fever-chemotherapy-infection.html?m=1

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