Randomized prospective study on prophylactic antibiotics in clean orthopedic surgery in one ward for 1 year.

BACKGROUND At present in Japan, there are neither reports on antibiotic prophylaxis regardless of underlying diseases nor precise guidelines on prophylactic antibiotics in orthopedic surgery. Therefore, the preventive effect of antimicrobial agents on surgical site infection (SSI) after clean orthopedic surgery was studied to control the prevalence of… CONTINUE READING