Antimicrobial surgical prophylaxis: Still an issue in paediatrics


Demirdag T., Yayla B. C. C. , TEZER H., TAPISIZ A.

JOURNAL OF GLOBAL ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE, vol.23, pp.224-227, 2020 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 23
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jgar.2020.09.020
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF GLOBAL ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, EMBASE, MEDLINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.224-227
  • Keywords: Paediatric, Surgical prophylaxis, Antimicrobial stewardship, VANCOMYCIN-RESISTANT ENTEROCOCCI, ANTIBIOTIC-PROPHYLAXIS, SITE INFECTIONS, GUIDELINES, PREVENT, IMPACT
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objectives: Antimicrobial prophylaxis (AP) is an important means of reducing surgical site infections. The goal of this study was to evaluate the perioperative AP in paediatric practice and its compliance with surgical prophylaxis guidelines.