Track topics on Twitter Track topics that are important to you
Surgical antimicrobial prophylaxis (SAP) is a common indication for antibiotic use in hospitals and is associated with high rates of inappropriateness.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: JAMA network open
The benefits of antimicrobial prophylaxis are limited to the first 24 hours postoperatively. Little is known about the harms associated with continuing antimicrobial prophylaxis after skin closure.
Italy is one of the largest consumers of broad-spectrum agents (BSAs) in Europe. This study evaluated surgical antimicrobial prophylaxis (SAP) compliance with the Italian national guidelines and its i...
Antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) programs are well established in hospitals, yet such programs have not been widely implemented in the community. Understanding of the current practices and perceptions ...
The purpose of this study was to assess compliance with antimicrobial spectrum guidelines in the use of surgical antibiotic prophylaxis (SAP) in pediatric surgery.
Cefoxitin is frequently used for surgical antibiotic prophylaxis (SAP). Using microdialysis, we evaluated whether the currently recommended dosing regimen is appropriate to maintain cefoxitin subcutan...
CONTEXT: Antibiotics are frequently used in hospital but the appropriateness of prescriptions ranged between 25-50%. The intervention of infectious disease specialists (IDS) could improve ...
The aim of the study is to determine optimal safe duration of antibiotic prophylaxis in patients undergoing endourological procedures and ESWL, presenting with asymptomatic bacteriuria cau...
To evaluate the impact of using a computerized decision program on the adequacy of the perioperative antimicrobial prophylaxis
The study will explore the impact of a nurse-led bundled antimicrobial stewardship intervention on the appropriateness of antimicrobial use in residential aged care facilities. The interve...
This trial is a multi-center, double-blinded, randomized (1:1) clinical trial. The aim is to compare the postoperative infection rate between the 3 days postoperative AMP group and the pla...
Use of antibiotics before, during, or after a diagnostic, therapeutic, or surgical procedure to prevent infectious complications.
Preliminary administration of a drug preceding a diagnostic, therapeutic, or surgical procedure. The commonest types of premedication are antibiotics (ANTIBIOTIC PROPHYLAXIS) and anti-anxiety agents. It does not include PREANESTHETIC MEDICATION.
Territory in north central Australia, between the states of Queensland and Western Australia. Its capital is Darwin.
An anticoagulant that acts by inhibiting the synthesis of vitamin K-dependent coagulation factors. Warfarin is indicated for the prophylaxis and/or treatment of venous thrombosis and its extension, pulmonary embolism, and atrial fibrillation with embolization. It is also used as an adjunct in the prophylaxis of systemic embolism after myocardial infarction. Warfarin is also used as a rodenticide.
The study, based on direct observation, use of statistical records, interviews, or experimental methods, of actual practices or the actual impact of practices or policies.
Surgery is a technology consisting of a physical intervention on tissues. All forms of surgery are considered invasive procedures; so-called "noninvasive surgery" usually refers to an excision that does not penetrate the structure being exci...