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Internet Video of the Week: dental antibiotic prophylaxis controversy reignited as endocarditis incidence rises in UK

Monday, January 12, 2015

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Patrice Wendling

The incidence of bacterial endocarditis has significantly increased in the UK and this coincides with a 90% reduction of antibiotic prophylaxis for dental work according to the 2008 NICE guidance which recommended against its use. 

This video from the AHA describes the study and implications for the future. 

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