Prophylactic antimicrobial drug therapy

  • M. W. Casewell
Part of the Current Status of Modern Therapy book series (CSMT, volume 4)


Most clinicians are from time to time perplexed about what can and cannot be achieved by prophylactic antimicrobial therapy. Few topics in therapeutics have generated such confusion, controversy, and heated debate.


Rheumatic Fever Meningococcal Disease Antimicrobial Prophylaxis Pseudomembranous Colitis Bacterial Endocarditis 
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