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Guidelines for the prevention of endocarditis: report of the Working Party of the British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

Lookup NU author(s): Professor Kate Gould, Dr John Perry


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These guidelines have been produced following a literature review of the requirement for prophylaxis to prevent bacterial endocarditis following dental and surgical interventions. Recommendations are made based on the quality of available evidence and the consequent risk of morbidity and mortality for 'at risk' patients.

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Author(s): Gould FK, Elliott TSJ, Foweraker J, Fulford M, Perry JD, Roberts GJ, Sandoe JAT, Watkin RW

Publication type: Review

Publication status: Published

Journal: Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

Year: 2006

Volume: 57

Issue: 6

Pages: 1035-1042

ISSN (print): 0305-7453

ISSN (electronic): 1460-2091


DOI: 10.1093/jac/dkl121