Dentists' knowledge and practices about infective endocarditis antibiotics prophylaxis among children in southwestern Saudi Arabia [post]

2019 unpublished
Infective endocarditis is a disease endangering the life of humans. Therefore, several prophylactic measures are needed to improve the protection of endocarditis-prone patients from bacteremia resulting from various dental actions. These measures range from developing the dental hygiene of endocarditis-prone individuals to trials of different antimicrobial agents. The objective of the study was to examine knowledge and practices of dentists in the Aseer Region, Saudi Arabia, regarding
more » ... regarding antibiotic prophylaxis against Infective endocarditis. Methods A cross-sectional study design in Aseer Region. Interviews were carried out, and 182 individuals participated in the data collection process. The 182 participants were interviewed at their workplaces.
doi:10.21203/rs.2.16828/v1 fatcat:zadhc3dexrbg5bjbf2gu2xxlkm