Figure 2.

Breast cancer patient characteristics reported to be taken into consideration for targeted prophylactic antibiotic use in breast cancer surgery. Surgeons who reported using targeted prophylaxis considered the following patient characteristics to be the most important ones when considering who should receive PAs: cancer, diabetes mellitus, use of drain in situ, neoadjuvant therapy, and surgical re-intervention.

Acuna et al. BMC Surgery 2012 12:18   doi:10.1186/1471-2482-12-18
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