collection
MENU ▼
Read by QxMD icon Read
search

Bronch neutropenic febrile patients with infiltrates

shared collection
1 papers 0 to 25 followers
By Jason Mann No BS pulmonary critical care fellow
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/22150957/diagnostic-yield-of-bronchoscopic-sampling-in-febrile-neutropenic-patients-with-pulmonary-infiltrate-and-haematological-disorders
#1
A Seneviratna, M O'Carroll, C A Lewis, D Milne
BACKGROUND: The development of pulmonary infiltrate in neutropenic patients is potentially life-threatening, and requires early diagnosis and treatment. Bronchoscopic sampling is an established form of investigation in such patients. AIM: The aim of the study is to determine the diagnostic yield and complication rate of bronchoscopic sampling in patients with a haematological disorder presenting with febrile neutropenia and pulmonary infiltrate. METHODS: Medical records and laboratory investigations were retrospectively reviewed for all patients with a haematological disorder who underwent flexible bronchoscopy and bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) or bronchial washing (BW) at Auckland City Hospital, New Zealand, after presenting with febrile neutropenia and pulmonary infiltrate between January 2008 and December 2009...
May 2012: Internal Medicine Journal
1
Fetch more papers »
Fetching more papers... Fetching...
Read by QxMD. Sign in or create an account to discover new knowledge that matter to you.
Remove bar
Read by QxMD icon Read
×

Search Tips

Use Boolean operators: AND/OR

diabetic AND foot
diabetes OR diabetic

Exclude a word using the 'minus' sign

Virchow -triad

Use Parentheses

water AND (cup OR glass)

Add an asterisk (*) at end of a word to include word stems

Neuro* will search for Neurology, Neuroscientist, Neurological, and so on

Use quotes to search for an exact phrase

"primary prevention of cancer"
(heart or cardiac or cardio*) AND arrest -"American Heart Association"