#288 LIVE! Neutropenic Fever featuring Dr. Susan Seo

08.02.2021 - By The Curbsiders Internal Medicine Podcast

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We’ve got a neutropenic fever and the only cure is...more cowbell? LIVE! It’s neutropenic fever (aka febrile neutropenia) deconstructed with infectious diseases expert, Dr. Susan Seo (Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center). Topics: identifying low vs high risk patients, initial labs & imaging, empiric antibiotic therapy, when to add antifungals, de-escalation, and the G-CSF controversy. 

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Writer and Producer: Matthew Watto MD, FACP
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Cover Art: Kate Grant MBChb, MRCGP
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Editor: Matthew Watto MD (written materials); Clair Morgan of nodderly.com

Guest: Susan Seo MD

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Show Segments

Intro, disclaimer, guest bio
Guest one-liner, Picks of the Week*
Case from Kashlak; Definitions
Initial workup for neutropenic fever 
Low risk neutropenic fever
High risk neutropenic fever
When to add antifungal coverage, G-CSF
Audience questions

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