Antibiotic Prophylaxis For Surgical Procedures

Patient-related risk factors that indicate the need for antibiotics In most surgical procedures no prophylactic or postoperative antibiotics is required. However, some patient- and procedure-related factors shift the risk-benefit assessment towards a prophylactic administration. Patient-related risk factors that indicate the need of antibiotics Certain heart valve diseases immunosuppression interventions with a higher risk affect areas of the body where a bacterial colonization is common: oral gastrointestinal tract respiratory urogenital tract…

September 3, 2018
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