Perioperative

CHARACTERISTICS AND OUTCOMES OF PATIENTS OF HIP FRACTURE SURGERY WITH SEVERE AORTIC STENOSIS

Background: Severe aortic stenosis (SAS) had been identified as being at elevated risk for non-cardiac surgery. However, two reports demonstrated that SAS did not increase mortality of intermediate to high risk non-cardiac surgery. The European [...]

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PREOPERATIVE ANTIBIOTIC KNOWLEDGE AND PRESCRIBING PRACTICES: A CASE FOR A CENTRALIZED AND STANDARDIZED APPROACH

Background: Surgical site infections (SSI) can complicate any operative procedure although this risk is mitigated through the use of preoperative antibiotic prophylaxis.  While antibiotic prophylaxis can provide great benefit, inappropriate use can lead to the [...]

By | 2017-04-26T03:22:16+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Perioperative, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on PREOPERATIVE ANTIBIOTIC KNOWLEDGE AND PRESCRIBING PRACTICES: A CASE FOR A CENTRALIZED AND STANDARDIZED APPROACH