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Postoperative Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Dental Patients – Provincial Hip and Knee Committees Weigh In

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In 1997, the American Dental Association (ADA) and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) published the first advisory statement on antibiotic prophylaxis (AP) for dental patients with prosthetic joints. This advisory statement was updated in 2003 with new information and concluded that AP is not routinely indicated for most ...

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