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Neutropenic sepsis

A CPD article improved Bing Raz’s knowledge of the identification and treatment of neutropenic sepsis.
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A CPD article improved Bing Raz’s knowledge of the identification and treatment of neutropenic sepsis

What was the nature of the CPD activity, practice-related feedback and/or event and/or experience in your practice?

The article discussed the prevention, identification and treatment of neutropenic sepsis, which is a potentially life-threatening complication of chemotherapy. Neutropenic sepsis is considered a medical emergency that requires immediate assessment and treatment.

What did you learn from the CPD activity, feedback and/or event and/or experience in your practice?

The article enhanced my understanding of how to identify patients at risk of developing neutropenic sepsis.

Neutropenia is a common side effect of anticancer therapy and results in a lowered neutrophil count, which means the body’s ability to fight infection is reduced. Therefore, patients who are neutropenic and have an infection are at increased risk of developing

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