Canterbury DHB

Context

Surgical Prophylaxis

Important considerations are:

Prophylactic antimicrobials should be prescribed ‘stat’ on the drug chart.

MRSA colonised or previously MRSA colonised and current status unknown - decolonise and add vancomycin to standard antimicrobial prophylaxis. See the MRSA guideline.

In This Section

General Surgery

Vascular

Gynaecology

Neurosurgery

Orthopaedic

Otolaryngology

Urological

Cardiothoracic

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Last Updated:

March 2018 (Surgical Prophylaxis)

Next Review Due:

March 2021

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Topic Code: 99271