Feverish

Released on 22/11/2016

Key Learning Points

  • Antibiotic prophylaxis of infective endocarditis
  • Diagnosis of infective endocarditis
  • Duration of antimicrobial therapy
  • Empirical therapy of infective endocarditis
  • Indications of surgery in left-sided valvular infective endocarditis

References

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