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Benefits of a network approach to managing neutropenic sepsis

03 June 2010

Cancer Nursing Practice


Aim This audit aimed to establish the frequency and pattern of cancer neutropenic admissions in a four-month period across the South West London Cancer Network....

Identifying patients at risk of neutropenic sepsis

06 July 2012

Cancer Nursing Practice

A&S Science

An audit of mortality figures for patients undergoing chemotherapy for urothelial malignancies identified three deaths as a result of neutropenic sepsis in the...

Effectiveness of a neutropenic sepsis clinical pathway

07 December 2012

Cancer Nursing Practice

A&S Science

This article reports the findings of a re-audit across a cancer network of the impact and efficacy of a neutropenic sepsis clinical pathway implemented in 2007. The...

Neutropenic sepsis: prevention, identification and treatment

27 April 2016

Nursing Standard


Chemotherapy-induced neutropenia may result in significant physical, social and emotional consequences for patients receiving anticancer therapy....

Improving door-to-needle times for patients with suspected neutropenic sepsis

10 November 2017

Emergency Nurse

Evidence & practice

Neutropenic sepsis is a potentially life-threatening complication of chemotherapy and has an associated mortality of 2% to 21%. Patients can deteriorate rapidly and...