TITLE

surgery, antimicrobial prophylaxis in

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2114
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "surgery, antimicrobial prophylaxis in," is presented. It refers to a practice of using antibiotics before or during surgeries which are prolonged and involve high risk of infection. It has been successfully used in several surgeries including colorectal, cardiac, gynecological and obstetric, cancer, and orthopedic.
ACCESSION #
21247480

 

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