How does antibiotic therapy apply to the surgical setting?

1. Introduction a. history and purpose b. pathogens associated with surgical site infections 2. Antimicrobial action 3. Antibiotic resistance 4. Antibiotic agents a. Major groups of Antibiotics i. Amnioglycosides ii.Beta-lactams iii. Penicillins iv. Cephalosporins v. Carbapenems vi. Monobactams vii. floroquinolones viii. Macrolides ix. tetracyclines x. Miscellaneous Antibiotics (sulfa) 5. Conclusion a. How does antibiotic therapy… Continue reading How does antibiotic therapy apply to the surgical setting?