Early discontinuation of antibiotics for febrile neutropenia versus continuation until neutropenia resolution in people with cancer

Source:
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Publisher:
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Publication date:
05 January 2019

Abstract

Review of 8 RCTs (n= 662 distinct febrile neutropenia episodes) could make no strong conclusions on the safety of antibiotic discontinuation before neutropenia resolution among people with cancer with febrile neutropenia based on the existing evidence and its low certainty.