Philip Grant, Author at Oncology Nurse Advisor

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Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome? What should you expect to find? Immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome (IRIS) represents the worsening of a recognized (paradoxical IRIS) or unrecognized (unmasking IRIS) pre-existing infection in the setting of improved immunologic function. IRIS has been reported to occur…

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