Prophylactic Antibiotics in Otolaryngology. Department of Otolaryngology University of Ottawa Grand Rounds January 7 th , 2008. James P. Bonaparte, MD, MSc PGY -2. Objectives. Review the basics of antibiotic prophylaxis in surgery
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Department of Otolaryngology
University of Ottawa
Grand Rounds January 7th, 2008
James P. Bonaparte, MD, MSc
1-Emori TG et al. Clin Microbiol Rev. 1993
“Antibiotic Prophylaxis is warranted when a
surgical procedure or patient susceptibility poses a greater risk than that associated with the administration of the Drug.”
How do we calculate Infection Risk?
How do we calculated Drug Risk?
Definition in Otolaryngology Studies:
“Skin incision in communication with oral cavity or the aerodigestive tract “
Neck Dissection with communication
Floor of mouth resections