What to Look For: History of Chemotherapy, Fever
- Complete PE, except for rectal or genital
- IV Access
Urine: Culture, Gram Stain, Sensitivity
Sputum: Gram Stain, Culture, and Sensitivity
- Change antibiotics in accordance to the culture and sensitivity results.
- After three days:
– Discontinue IV antibiotics
– Start oral antibiotics
– Counsel and educate
- Stop antibiotics after 7 days is absolute neutrophil count > 500.