UKONS Acute Oncology Initial Management Guidelines - Version 3.0
Guidelines for the initial management of adult patients who have a cancer diagnosis, and present as an emergency or unplanned admission with a complication of their disease or cancer treatment.
These Guidelines are for the use of medical professionals only. They are not intended for public use, including by oncology patients. UKONS does not permit the creation of derivative works, unless they are authorized.
The information contained in these guidelines is a consensus of the development and consultation groups' views on current treatment. They should be used in conjunction with any local policies/ procedures/ guidelines and should be approved for use according to the trust clinical governance process. Care has been taken in the preparation of the information contained in the guidelines. Nevertheless, any person seeking to consult the guideline, apply its recommendations or use its content is expected to use independent, personal medical and/or clinical judgment in the context of the individual clinical circumstances, or to seek out the supervision of a qualified clinician. The United Kingdom Oncology Nursing Society makes no representation or guarantee of any kind whatsoever regarding the guidelines content or its use or application and disclaim any responsibility for its use or application in any way.