Prophylaxis has been a controversial topic for years—not just for joint replacement infection but also infective endocarditis. Antibiotic prophylaxis for dental patients is confusing and has pitted orthopedic doctors against dentists.
Between fears of increasing the risk of infection and cautions about antimicrobial resistance, what do we do?
Join us in this episode of Medical History Mysteries as we look at updates regarding antibiotics for patients with artificial joint replacement.
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