Is it appropriate to withdraw antibiotics in terminal patients with cancer with infection?

Alternate title: 
J2 - J Palliat Med
Secondary title: 
T2 - Journal of palliative medicine
Short title: 
Is it appropriate to withdraw antibiotics in terminal patients with cancer with infection?
Authors: 
Chih, An-Hsuan
Lee, Long-Teng
Cheng, Shao-Yi
Yao, Chien-An
Hu, Wen-Yu
Chen, Ching-Yu
Chiu, Tai-Yuan
Volume: 
16
Start page: 
1417-22
Annotations: 
Type D, Priority 5
Date: 
Nov
Year: 
2013
Accession number: 
24215250
Database: 
MEDLINE Cohort
Number: 
M1 - 11
Serial: 
1557-7740
Type of work: 
M3 - Observational Study
ID: 
12523
DOI: 
http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/jpm.2012.0634
Notes: 
N1 - Chih AH Lee LT Cheng SY Yao CA Hu WY Chen CY Chiu TY
Key words: 
Adolescent
Adult
Aged
*Anti-Bacterial Agents/ad [Administration & Dosage]
Female
Humans
*Infection/dt [Drug Therapy]
Infection/mo [Mortality]
Male
Middle Aged
*Neoplasms/co [Complications]
Neoplasms/mo [Mortality]
Palliative Care
Prospective Studies
Survival Rate
Taiwan/ep [Epidemiology]
*Terminal Care
0 (Anti-Bacterial Agents)
Types of evidence: 
Type D
Priorities of Care: 
Priority 5: Plan and do