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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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Review
2010
Review
2010
  • F. Smaill, G. Gyte
  • The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
  • 2010
  • Corpus ID: 205189711
BACKGROUND The single most important risk factor for postpartum maternal infection is cesarean section. Routine prophylaxis with… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND Antibiotics are widely administered to children with the intention of preventing urinary tract infection, but… Expand
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Review
2008
Review
2008
This is one of a series of statements discussing the use ofGI endoscopy in common clinical situations. The Standards of Practice… Expand
Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
OBJECTIVES. To evaluate the role of primary vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) in increasing the frequency and severity of urinary tract… Expand
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Review
2005
Review
2005
Context Bacterial infections cause clinically significant illness and death in neutropenic patients. Contribution This meta… Expand
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Group B streptococcus (GBS) remains a leading cause of serious neonatal infection despite great progress in perinatal GBS disease… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND Group B streptococcal infections are a leading cause of neonatal mortality, and they also affect pregnant women and… Expand
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND Despite evidence supporting short antibiotic prophylaxis (ABP), it is still common practice to continue ABP for more… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
In cirrhotic patients with gastrointestinal bleeding, antibiotic prophylaxis decreases the incidence of infections but most… Expand
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND Infection remains a serious complication after permanent pacemaker implantation. Antibiotic prophylaxis is frequently… Expand
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