Ear Nose and Throat Surgery Antibiotic Prophlyaxis (205)

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A guideline is intended to assist healthcare professionals in the choice of disease-specific treatments.

Clinical judgement should be exercised on the applicability of any guideline, influenced by individual patient characteristics. Clinicians should be mindful of the potential for harmful polypharmacy and increased susceptibility to adverse drug reactions in patients with multiple morbidities or frailty.

If, after discussion with the patient or carer, there are good reasons for not following a guideline, it is good practice to record these and communicate them to others involved in the care of the patient.

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Last reviewed: 17 November 2020

Next review: 30 November 2023

Author(s): Ysobel Gourlay

Version: 5

Author Email(s): [email protected]

Approved By: Antimicrobial Utilisation Committee

Document Id: 205