Whether a patient with cancer presents to the ED with cancer-treatment side effects or complications of the disease itself, timely diagnostic workup and evidence-based management strategies can make the difference in their quality of life. This episode reviews management recommendations for 3 ED presentations of oncologic patients: metastatic spinal cord compression, tumor lysis syndrome, and neutropenic fever.
This episode of EB Medicine’s EMplify podcast is hosted by Jeff Nusbaum, MD, and Nachi Gupta, MD, PhD. This month’s corresponding full-length journal issue of Emergency Medicine Practice was authored by Dr. David Wacker and Dr. Michael McCurdy. It was peer reviewed by Dr. Karin Chase and Dr. Natalie Kreitzer.
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Michael T. McCurdy, MD; and David Wacker, MD
Karin Chase, MD; Natalie Kreitzer, MD
January 7, 2018