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Observation in a Nigerian Orthopaedic Hospital

There was poor timing of administration of prophylactic antibiotics. However, time of induction of anaesthesia fell within the time range considered as optimum timing.In practices where no formal antibiotic protocols exist, it is recommended that prophylactic antibiotics should be given at induction of anaesthesia.

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Sahel Medical Journal
Volume / Volumen: 16
Number / Número: 4
First and last pages / Páginas inicial-final: 144-147
Year / Año: 2013
Month / Mes: october

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Bibliographic references
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2021, june 7

The article is strictly related to the following sections of siicsalud
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Orthopedics and Traumatology
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Pharmaceutical Medicine
Medicina Farmacéutica

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Timing of Prophylactic Antibiotic Administration in an Orthopedic Hospital in a Developing Country

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Adesina Ajibade1

1 Dr, Lautech Teaching Hospital, Osogbo, Osun State,nigeria/ladoke Akintola University Of Technology, Ogbomoso, Oyo State, Nigeria, Oshogbo, Nigeria, Consultant/associate Lecturer

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