An evidence-based approach to antibiotic use in maxillofacial trauma

Jonathan C. Michel*, Dina Amin, Rondi B. Gelbard, Shelly Abramowicz

*Corresponding author for this work

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A patient with craniomaxillofacial (CMF) trauma often receives consultations from multiple medical and surgical services. Antibiotics are sometimes prescribed without consistent evidence. This article reviews current literature regarding antibiotic prophylaxis of patients with CMF fractures. This article also presents the guidelines for the appropriate use of antibiotics for patients with CMF fractures at 2 level I trauma centers.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)151-158
Number of pages8
JournalOral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology
Issue number2
StatePublished - Aug 2022
Externally publishedYes


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