Continued from Part 1
The new guidelines are aimed at individuals who would have the greatest risk of a bad outcome if they developed a heart infection.
Antibiotics cover prior to a dental procedure is advised for individuals with: Continue reading →
Prophylaxis is the prevention of an occurrence. In surgery this is usually infection or thromboembolism (Occlusion of a blood vessel by an embolus that has broken away from a bloodÂ clot formed within a bloodÂ vessel). Prophylaxis used to prevent the occurrence of bacterial infection is quite different from treating an established infection. Continue reading →