Lesson 1 of 2
In Progress

Quick Review: Open Fracture Antibiotics

Jimmy October 27, 2021


  • East Practice Management Guidelines Work Group: Update to Practice Management Guidelines for Prophylactic Antibiotic Use in Open Fractures, The Journal of Trauma: Injury, Infection, and Critical Care

Primary Literature

  • Gustilo and Anderson. Prevention of infection in the treatment of one thousand and twenty-five open fractures of long bones
  • Evaluation of Piperacillin-Tazobactam for Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Traumatic Grade III Open Fractures
  • Piperacillin/Tazobactam versus Tobramycin-Based Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Type III Open Fractures

  • Impact of an emergency medicine pharmacist on initial antibiotic prophylaxis for open fractures

Review Article

  • Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Open Fractures: Evidence, Evolving Issues, and Recommendations

Podcast & Blogs

  • Pharm So Hard Podcast: Open Fracture Antibiotics
  • Role Of Antibiotics In Open Fractures Of The Finger