Antibiotic Microbial Prophylaxis for Spinal Surgery: Comparison between 48 and 72-Hour AMP Protocols

@inproceedings{Kim2010AntibioticMP,
  title={Antibiotic Microbial Prophylaxis for Spinal Surgery: Comparison between 48 and 72-Hour AMP Protocols},
  author={Boram Kim and S. Katie Moon and Eun-Su Moon and Hak-Sun Kim and Jin-Oh Park and In-Je Cho and Hwan-Mo Lee},
  booktitle={Asian spine journal},
  year={2010}
}
STUDY DESIGN This is a prospective randomized cohort study. PURPOSE We intended to evaluate the efficacy of a 48 hour antibiotic microbial prophylaxis (AMP) protocol as compared with a 72 hour AMP protocol. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE The current guideline for the prevention of surgical site infection (SSI) suggests the AMP should not exceed 24 hours after… CONTINUE READING