Items Tagged ‘invasive dental procedures’

June 12, 2012

Most Don’t Need Antibiotics Before Dental Work

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Recommendations restricting the use of antibiotic prophylaxis before invasive dental procedures to only a handful of patient groups did not appear to increase rates of infective endocarditis caused by viridans group streptococci, researchers found. Among 22 patients diagnosed with the infection over a 12-year period in Olmsted County, Minn., only three received the diagnosis after […]

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Tags: antibiotics, Dr. Daniel DeSimone, infective endocarditis, invasive dental procedures, MedPage Today


June 12, 2012

Most Don’t Need Antibiotics Before Dental Work

By Mystery User

Recommendations restricting the use of antibiotic prophylaxis before invasive dental procedures to only a handful of patient groups did not appear to increase rates of infective endocarditis caused by viridans group streptococci, researchers found. Among 22 patients diagnosed with the infection over a 12-year period in Olmsted County, Minn., only three received the diagnosis after […]

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Tags: antibiotics, Dr. Daniel DeSimone, endocarditis, invasive dental procedures, MedPage Today


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