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antibiotic profylaxis

E Menzlová, J Záhumenský, E Kučera
Nosocomial infections increase health care costs significantly and they are a real threat for all hospitalised patients as well. Surgical procedures affect imunological integrity in patients and increase risk of contamination and subsequent incidence of surgical site infections (SSIs). Antibiotic profylaxis according to recent trials has been shown to be effective in reducing the risks of postoperative infectious complications particularly in women undergoing cesarean section, termination of pregnancy in I...
June 2013: Ceská Gynekologie
José Luis Gutiérrez-Pérez, Evelio José Perea-Pérez, Manuel María Romero-Ruiz, José Antonio Girón-González
The polymicrobial nature of the odontogenic infections as well as the variety of associated conditions are a consequence of the diversity of the buccal microbiota and the anatomical and functional complexity of the oral cavity. In addition to this, all these processes can give way to multiple complications which range from the local to the systemic level. The appropriate choice of antibiotic and posology is crucial in the successful management of these infections. Pharmacodynamics provides those parameters that make it possible to assess how antibiotics activity varies in time...
August 2004: Medicina Oral
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