Antibiotic prophylaxis for cardiac surgery: a shift away from traditional cephalosporins?

J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2009 Dec;23(6):933-5. doi: 10.1053/j.jvca.2008.12.013. Epub 2009 Feb 12.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Letter

MeSH terms

  • Antibiotic Prophylaxis / trends*
  • Cardiovascular Surgical Procedures
  • Cephalosporins / adverse effects*
  • Clostridium Infections / chemically induced*
  • Clostridium difficile*
  • Floxacillin / therapeutic use
  • Gentamicins / therapeutic use
  • Humans
  • Practice Guidelines as Topic
  • Surgical Wound Infection / prevention & control

Substances

  • Cephalosporins
  • Gentamicins
  • Floxacillin