The use of antibiotics for surgical prophylaxis in hospitalized children at the university children’s hospital
- At: 2014 FIP Congress in Bangkok (Thailand)
- Type: Poster
- By: SVIESTINA, Inese (University Children's Hospital, Riga, Latvia)
- Co-author(s): Mozgis, Dzintars (Public Health and Epidemiology Department, Riga Stradins University, Riga, Latvia)
Background. Surgical prophylaxis may account 1/3 of all antibiotic use in paediatric hospitals and 80% of all antibiotic use in surgery. Appropriate surgical antimicrobial prophylaxis can prevent post-operative infection of surgical site.
Aims. To analyse antibiotic use among hospitalized children with injuries of lower and upper extremities.
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