Surgical Prophylaxis

Bratzler DW, Dellinger KM et al. Clinical practice guidelines for antimicrobial prophylaxis in surgery. Am J Health-Syst Pharm. 2013;70:195-283.

Mrkobrada M, Ying I et al. CUA Guidelines on antibiotic prophylaxis for urologic procedures. Can Urol Assoc J 2015;9(102):13-22.

Wolf JS Jr, Bennett CJ, et. Al. Best Practice Policy Statement on Urologic Surgery Antimicrobial Prophylaxis, 2008 (reaffirmed 2014). J Urol 2008;179(4):1379-90.

Antimicrobial Handbook 2013. Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto Ontario.

Ball CG, Hansen G, et al. Canadian practice guidelines for surgical intra-abdominal infections. Can J Infect Dis Med Microbiol 2010;21(1):11-37.

Ho VP, Nicolau DP, et al. Cefazolin dosing for surgical prophylaxis in morbidly obese patients. Surgical Infections 2012;13(1):33-37.

Prevent surgical site infections getting started kit, 2014. ISMP safer healthcare now. Available here.

Clinical management guidelines for obstetrican-gynecologists: Antibiotic prophylaxis for gynecological procedures. ACOG Practice Bulletin 104, 2009 (reaffirmed 2016). Available here.

Antibiotic Stewardship Subcommittee

  • 27/04/16

Drugs & Therapeutics Committee

  •  04/02/16

  •  02/06/16