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Prophylaxis and treatment of infective endocarditis in adults : concise guidelines

Author(s)DR Ramsdale and L Turner-Stokes on behalf of the Advisory Group of the British Cardiac Society Clinical Practice Committee and the RCP Clinical Effectiveness and Evaluation Unit
AbstractAims: Infective endocarditis (IE) is a life-threatening disease which affects individuals with underlying structural cardiac defects.This guidance addresses diagnosis, antiobiotic prophylaxis, medical treatment and the indications for surgery.
Intended audience: Clinicians involved in the management of patients with IE.
Publicationhistoryinformation: Published December 2004
Access: Available to the general public.
Date of publishing12/01/2004
Date of last review by us11/02/2005
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