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Prophylactic antibiotics in elective hip and knee arthroplasty: an analysis of organisms reported to cause infections and National survey of clinical practice.

Hickson CJ, Metcalfe D, Elgohari S, Oswald T, Masters JP, Rymaszewska M, Reed MR, Sprowson AP - Bone Joint Res (2015)

Bottom Line: A number of regimens currently in use are inconsistent with the best available evidence.The approach towards antibiotic prophylaxis in elective arthroplasty nationwide reveals substantial variation without clear justification.Cite this article: Bone Joint Res 2015;4:181-189.

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Affiliation: Leicester Royal Infirmary, Infirmary square, Leicester, LE1 5WW, UK.

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Prophylactic antibiotics in elective hip and knee arthroplasty: an analysis of organisms reported to cause infections and National survey of clinical practice.

Hickson CJ, Metcalfe D, Elgohari S, Oswald T, Masters JP, Rymaszewska M, Reed MR, Sprowson AP - Bone Joint Res (2015)

Graph showing the prophylactic antibioticregimens in general use for patients undergoing hip and knee arthroplasty.
© Copyright Policy - open-access
Related In: Results  -  Collection

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f1: Graph showing the prophylactic antibioticregimens in general use for patients undergoing hip and knee arthroplasty.
Bottom Line: A number of regimens currently in use are inconsistent with the best available evidence.The approach towards antibiotic prophylaxis in elective arthroplasty nationwide reveals substantial variation without clear justification.Cite this article: Bone Joint Res 2015;4:181-189.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Leicester Royal Infirmary, Infirmary square, Leicester, LE1 5WW, UK.

No MeSH data available.


Related in: MedlinePlus