Insufficient awareness of endocarditis prophylaxis in patients at risk.

@article{Stucki2003InsufficientAO,
  title={Insufficient awareness of endocarditis prophylaxis in patients at risk.},
  author={Christoph Stucki and Raymond Mury and Osmund Bertel},
  journal={Swiss medical weekly},
  year={2003},
  volume={133 9-10},
  pages={155-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine whether patients at risk for development of infective endocarditis (IE) have adequate knowledge of IE and the need for endocarditis prophylaxis (EP), and to test the impact of reeducation on subsequent knowledge. METHODS We assessed awareness of IE and EP in 139 patients at risk. To assess their knowledge of IE and EP, patients were… CONTINUE READING