Treatment Guidelines from The Medical Letter
Antimicrobial Prophylaxis for Surgery
June 1, 2009 (Issue: 82)Antimicrobial prophylaxis can decrease the incidence of infection, particularly surgical site infection, after certain procedures. Recommendations for prevention of surgical site infection are listed in the table that begins on page 48. Antimicrobial...more
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