Single-dose antibiotic prophylaxis in appendectomy.

  title={Single-dose antibiotic prophylaxis in appendectomy.},
  author={L E Ivarsson},
  journal={Acta chirurgica Scandinavica},
  volume={143 7-8},
Prophylactic antibiotics will reduce the number of wound infections after so-called clean-contaminated gastrointestinal operations. The prophylactic regimen must be designed with the pharmacokinetical properties of the used drug, in mind. A safe and simple, easily standardized procedure, applicable in both elective and acute clinical situations is… CONTINUE READING