• Febrile Neutropenia

     

UPDATE ON FEBRILE NEUTROPENIA PROPHYLAXIS: EXPERT PERSPECTIVES ON APPROPRIATE USE AND COST-EFFECTIVE CHOICES

This live, interactive CPE-certified satellite symposium, held at the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists' 2014 Summer Meeting and Exhibition, included didactic lectures and real-world cases covering guideline-concordant uses of G-CSF agents available for febrile neutropenia prophylaxis, based on identification of risk factors as well as strategies for minimizing the high cost burden associated with this condition. The enduring web monograph complemented and extended the educational impact and reach of the program.

 

CLINICAL PEARLS FOR FEBRILE NEUTROPENIA PREVENTION: AN ALGORITHMIC, CASE-BASED GUIDE TO NAVIGATING THE USE OF MYELOID GROWTH FACTORS

This interactive, enduring, CPE-certified Case Consults™ web monograph leads clinical, health-system, oncology, and other pharmacist learners through specific patient cases, providing expert guidance and input on the implications of correct and incorrect decisions at critical points of care via interactive questions, audio consults, and a decision tree-type approach. Topics include risk factors for febrile neutropenia, appropriate uses of myeloid CSFs for prevention of febrile neutropenia, and strategies for their cost-effective use.