David Helfgott, Author at Clinical Pain Advisor

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Prophylaxis and empiric therapy of Infection in Cancer patients

Prophylaxis of Infection in Cancer Patients Description of the Problem Malignancies and their treatments can result in immune defects which predispose patients to infections. Hematologic malignancies such as multiple myeloma and chronic lymphocytic leukemia can cause defects in humoral and cellular immunity, Acute leukemia causes mostly neutropenia but also may cause lymphocyte defects. Solid tumors…

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