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Chemotherapy-related emergencies 

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date: 12 November 2019

Infections in the neutropenic patient 326

Infections in the non-neutropenic patient 334

Myelosuppression 338

Hypersensitivity reaction 342

Cardiotoxicity 344

Pulmonary toxicity 350

Neurotoxicity 352

Gastrointestinal toxicity 356

Hepatotoxicity 358

Haemorrhagic cystitis 360

Nephrotoxicity 362

Skin toxicity 366

Extravasation 368

Neutropenia and infection are major dose-limiting side effects of chemotherapy. The risk of initial infection and subsequent complications is directly related to the severity and duration of neutropenia (...

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