Antibiotics used to be prescribed very generously to patients at risk for endocarditis, who were undergoing a dental procedure. In this lesson, our expert explains why the indications have been narrowed and which patients should still receive antibiotic prophylaxis.
This course will hone your diagnostic powers. You’ll learn when to suspect endocarditis, know what cultures to order, and master the echocardiographic appearance of even the most subtle forms. The lessons will cover the most current guidelines on how to suspect, diagnose, and treat endocarditis. Upon completion of this course, you will be an endocarditis master.
Learn when to suspect endocarditis, confirm your diagnosis with cultures and echo, and treat patients according to the current guidelines.