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|Title:||Prevention of endocarditis. The new guidelines.|
|Affiliation:||Austin Hospital, Studley Road, Heidelberg, Victoria 3084, Australia. firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Citation:||Heart, Lung & Circulation 2008; 17 Suppl 4(): S37-40|
|Abstract:||Infective endocarditis is an uncommon, potentially life-threatening illness. Traditionally, antibiotic prophylaxis has been given routinely before dental and other procedures to patients with cardiac conditions associated with an increased risk of infective endocarditis. However, endocarditis after dental or other procedures is rare and it is not clear that such antibiotic prophylaxis is effective in preventing endocarditis since no randomised controlled studies have been performed in "at-risk" individuals.|
|Internal ID Number:||19013105|
|Subjects:||Anti-Bacterial Agents.therapeutic use|
Endocarditis.prevention & control
Practice Guidelines as Topic
|Appears in Collections:||Journal articles|
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