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Mentor, Preceptor, Principle Investigator
Mentor: Tolulope A. Oyetunji MD MPH
APSA 2010 recommendations do not support antibiotic use post-operatively following appendectomy for uncomplicated appendicitis, but compliance varies by institution. This study determined the rate of post-operative antibiotic use in uncomplicated appendicitis and found that 10% of patients were discharged on antibiotics, using the NSQIP files.
Appendectomy; Antibiotic Prophylaxis; Guideline Adherence
Digestive System Diseases | Pediatrics | Pharmaceutical Preparations | Surgery
Dekonenko, Charlene; Dorman, Robert M.; Noel-Macdonnell, Janelle R.; and Oyetunji, Tolulope A., "A NSQIP Analysis of Post-Operative Antibiotic Utilization in Uncomplicated Appendicitis" (2019). Posters. 118.