Neutropenic Sepsis: Prevention and Management of Neutropenic Sepsis in Cancer Patients

This is a clinical practice guideline for children, young people and adults with cancer. The guideline reviews the prevention and empiric management of neutropenic sepsis. Recommendations are provided for prevention and risk stratification, initial investigations/diagnosis, treatment type, setting, and location, and duration of outpatient care. Outcomes of interest include mortality, morbidity, length of hospital stay, rate of recurrence, and cost effectiveness.