Cefazolin dosing for surgical prophylaxis in morbidly obese patients Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Anti-Bacterial Agents
  • Antibiotic Prophylaxis
  • Cefazolin
  • Obesity, Morbid
  • Surgical Wound Infection

abstract

  • A single 2-g dose of cefazolin appears to provide antibiotic exposures sufficient for most common general surgical procedures of <5-h duration, regardless of BMI.

publication date

  • February 2012

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1089/sur.2010.097

PubMed ID

  • 22316145

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 33

end page

  • 7

volume

  • 13

number

  • 1