Postextraction infection and antibiotic prescribing among veterans receiving dental extractions

  04 March 2021

Infectious complications occurred at a low incidence among veterans undergoing tooth extraction who did and did not receive postextraction antibiotics. These results suggest that antibiotics have a limited role in preventing postprocedural infection; however, future studies are necessary to more clearly define the role of antibiotics for this indication.

Author(s): Kaylee E. Caniff , Lisa R. Young , Shawna Truong , Gretchen Gibson , M. Marianne Jurasic , Linda Poggensee , Margaret A. Fitzpatrick , Charlesnika T. Evans and Katie J. Suda
Healthy Patients  
Back

OUR UNDERWRITERS

Unrestricted financial support by:

LifeArc

Antimicrobial Resistance Fighter Coalition

Bangalore Bioinnovation Centre

INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION PHARMACEUTICAL MANUFACTURERS & ASSOCIATIONS





Ambassador Network

Join the AMR Insights Ambassador Network today!

Connect to over 650 AMR professionals and students in 65 countries!

Register

What is going on with AMR?
Stay tuned with remarkable global AMR news and developments!

Keep me informed