The Role of Prophylactic Antibiotics for Percutaneous Procedures in Orthopaedic Surgery

@inproceedings{Gulati2011TheRO,
  title={The Role of Prophylactic Antibiotics for Percutaneous Procedures in Orthopaedic Surgery},
  author={Aditi Gulati and Anant Dixit and David Martin Williamson},
  year={2011}
}
Introduction This study investigates the current practice of surgeons in the United Kingdom with regards to their usage of prophylactic antibiotics for percutaneous orthopaedic procedures. Methods An electronic survey of 10 questions was devised and sent to all members of the British Orthopaedic Association. Three hundred and three replies were obtained (172 consultants, 131 trainees). Results Only half the numbers of orthopaedic surgeons would routinely use antibiotics for percutaneous K-wire… CONTINUE READING

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