Antibiotic Prophylaxis

Known as: Antibiotic Premedications, Premedication, Antibiotic, Antibiotic Premedication 
Use of antibiotics before, during, or after a diagnostic, therapeutic, or surgical procedure to prevent infectious complications.
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1950-2017
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Review
2016
Review
2016
The rapid emergence and dissemination of antibiotic-resistant microorganisms in ICUs worldwide threaten adequate antibiotic… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
OBJECTIVES There has been intense discussion on the effectiveness of continuous antibiotic prophylaxis for children with… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
Bacterial infection may adversely affect the hemostasis of patients with gastroesophageal variceal bleeding (GEVB). Antibiotic… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND Group B streptococcal infections are a leading cause of neonatal mortality, and they also affect pregnant women and… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND Despite evidence supporting short antibiotic prophylaxis (ABP), it is still common practice to continue ABP for more… (More)
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2000
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2000
OBJECTIVES To determine the effect of antibiotic prophylaxis on infective complications after transrectal needle biopsy of the… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
In cirrhotic patients with gastrointestinal bleeding, antibiotic prophylaxis decreases the incidence of infections but most… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND Infection remains a serious complication after permanent pacemaker implantation. Antibiotic prophylaxis is frequently… (More)
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1992
Highly Cited
1992
BACKGROUND Randomized, controlled trials have shown that prophylactic antibiotics are effective in preventing surgical-wound… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
We assessed the efficacy of perioperative antibiotic prophylaxis for surgery in a randomized, double-blind trial of 1218 patients… (More)
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