Administration of intravenous antibiotics in patients with open fractures is dependent on emergency room triaging
AuthorHarper, Katharine D.
DepartmentOrthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine
Critical care and emergency medicine
Soft tissues|Trauma surgery
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AbstractRecent literature has demonstrated that emergent administration of antibiotics is perhaps more critical than even emergent debridement. Most recent studies recommend patients receive antibiotics no later than 1 hour after injury to prevent infection. The objective of this study is to evaluate the time to antibiotic administration after patients with open fractures arrive to a trauma center depending on triaging team.
CitationHarper KD, Quinn C, Eccles J, Ramsey F, Rehman S (2018) Administration of intravenous antibiotics in patients with open fractures is dependent on emergency room triaging. PLoS ONE 13(8): e0202013. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0202013
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Harper, Katharine, 2018, "Replication Data for: Administration of Intravenous Antibiotics in Patients with Open Fractures is Dependent on Emergency Room Triaging", https://doi.org/10.7910/DVN/XK9DL2, Harvard Dataverse, V1
Has partPLOS ONE, Vol. 13, No. 8
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