Paediatric Acute care Guidelines PMH Emergency Department

Fever in Oncology Patient Flowchart PDF  (Right click and “open in new tab” if file is not displaying) 

The on call Oncology Fellow/Oncologist and Emergency Consultant should be notified of ALL febrile oncology patients who are systemically compromised.

DO NOT ACCESS INFUSAPORT IF INSERTED WITHIN LAST 5 DAYS (unless under instruction of Oncologist)

The Oncology ward will provide a Patient Summary Sheet for expected patients who will be presenting to the Emergency Department. This will be given to the ED nurse co-ordinator and summarises patient diagnosis, allergies, alerts, treatment regimen, CVAD details and recent weight.  

 

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