Examined III

Released on 17/08/2018

Key Learning Points

  • Blood cultures in infective endocarditis
  • Diagnostic criteria for infective endocarditis
  • Infective endocarditis
  • Infective endocarditis and intravenous drug abuse
  • Prophylaxis for dental procedures
  • Roth's spots

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