TITLE

Prophylaxis against infective endocarditis: summary of NICE guidance

AUTHOR(S)
Stokes, T.; Richey, R.; Wrayon2, D.
PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
Heart;Jul2008, Vol. 94 Issue 7, p930
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article summarizes the guidance from the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) on antibiotic prophylaxis against infective endocarditis. The guideline recommends that antibiotic prophylaxis to prevent infective endocarditis should not be given to patients with structural cardiac defects at risk of infective endocarditis undergoing dental and non-dental interventional procedures.
ACCESSION #
32900188

 

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