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Conference Paper: Antimicrobial prophylaxis to prevent surgical site infection in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) patients undergoing posterior spinal fusion (PSF) - 2 doses vs antibiotics till drain removal

TitleAntimicrobial prophylaxis to prevent surgical site infection in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) patients undergoing posterior spinal fusion (PSF) - 2 doses vs antibiotics till drain removal
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Issue Date2013
PublisherHyderabad SICOT 2013. The Conference abstracts' website is located at http://www.sicot.org/?id_page=657
Citation
The 34th SICOT Orthopaedic World Congress, Hyderabad, India, 17-19 October 2013. In Abstracts Book, 2013, p. 111, abstract no. 35221 How to Cite?
AbstractINTRODUCTION: Peri-operative antimicrobial prophylaxis (AMP) reduces incidence of surgical site infection (SSI). Lack of consensus regarding the ideal drug, dosage and duration of prophylaxis exists. “CDC guideline for the prevention of SSI” has made recommendations regarding AMP, however paucity of literature regarding application of this guideline exists. AIM: Document efficacy of preventing SSI of our present AMP protocol (2 doses only) based on CDC guideline, and compare it to our previous protocol of antimicrobials till drain removal. Evaluate if Cephazolin, was safe, efficacious in ...
DescriptionFree Papers - Session: Spine: Deformities: abstract no. 35221
Persistent Identifierhttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/204364

 

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dc.contributor.authorKamath, VHDen_US
dc.contributor.authorCheung, JPYen_US
dc.contributor.authorMak, KCen_US
dc.contributor.authorLuk, KDKen_US
dc.contributor.authorCheung, KMCen_US
dc.date.accessioned2014-09-19T22:41:18Z-
dc.date.available2014-09-19T22:41:18Z-
dc.date.issued2013en_US
dc.identifier.citationThe 34th SICOT Orthopaedic World Congress, Hyderabad, India, 17-19 October 2013. In Abstracts Book, 2013, p. 111, abstract no. 35221en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/204364-
dc.descriptionFree Papers - Session: Spine: Deformities: abstract no. 35221-
dc.description.abstractINTRODUCTION: Peri-operative antimicrobial prophylaxis (AMP) reduces incidence of surgical site infection (SSI). Lack of consensus regarding the ideal drug, dosage and duration of prophylaxis exists. “CDC guideline for the prevention of SSI” has made recommendations regarding AMP, however paucity of literature regarding application of this guideline exists. AIM: Document efficacy of preventing SSI of our present AMP protocol (2 doses only) based on CDC guideline, and compare it to our previous protocol of antimicrobials till drain removal. Evaluate if Cephazolin, was safe, efficacious in ...-
dc.languageengen_US
dc.publisherHyderabad SICOT 2013. The Conference abstracts' website is located at http://www.sicot.org/?id_page=657-
dc.relation.ispartofSICOT Orthopaedic World Conferenceen_US
dc.rightsCreative Commons: Attribution 3.0 Hong Kong License-
dc.titleAntimicrobial prophylaxis to prevent surgical site infection in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) patients undergoing posterior spinal fusion (PSF) - 2 doses vs antibiotics till drain removalen_US
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dc.identifier.emailKamath, VHD: drkamath@hku.hken_US
dc.identifier.emailCheung, JPY: cheungjp@hku.hken_US
dc.identifier.emailMak, KC: kincmak@hku.hken_US
dc.identifier.emailLuk, KDK: cm21000@hku.hken_US
dc.identifier.emailCheung, KMC: cheungmc@hku.hken_US
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dc.publisher.placeIndia-

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