Cancer - Neutropenia

Practice Guidance Toolkit

Nutrition Diagnosis


Sample PES Statements (problem, etiology, signs and symptoms using some NCP terminology)
These statements are provided as examples only, and will not apply to all individuals: 
  • Intake of unsafe food related to exposure to unsafe food as evidenced by diarrhea, vomiting and fever associated with foodborne illness in an individual with cancer treatment-caused neutropenia.
  • Impaired nutrient absorption related to neutropenia secondary to chemotherapy related side-effects as evidenced by the
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Last Updated: 2021-05-04