2008 Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Surgery (Visit this link)
This guideline makes recommendations on best practice in the use of peri-operative prophylactic antibiotics to prevent surgical site infections (SSI). SSI is a major cause of healthcare acquired infection.
Other areas of concern such as antibiotic allergy, cost effectiveness and meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) are considered.
Guideline No. 104, ISBN 978 1 905813 34 6, July 2008
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