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  • guideline
  • The following is text from the Shared Decision Making Tool: An Aid to Help Balance Clinical Information and Treatment Options with Patient Preferences, authored by David S. Jevsevar, M.D., M.B.A. This toolkit accompanied an article in the Jan. 7 issue of ADA News about the ADA/AAOS co-developed guideline on antibiotic prophylaxis for dental patients with joint replacement. (ada.org)
  • The Antibiotic Prophylactic use guideline has been updated and requires a smaller group of patients that need premedication than other versions. (ftiptondds.com)
  • physician
  • With the possibility of multisystem involvement, systemic diseases, an elevated risk of bleeding, a high risk of cardiac episodes, and possible need for antibiotic premedication , a medical consult with the primary care physician is necessary regardless of the method of dialysis. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • heart
  • However, there are many situations that dentists previously felt called for antibiotics (such as the presence of a benign heart murmur or use of a pacemaker) where their use is now believed unnecessary. (yubacitydentistry.com)
  • allergic
  • The routine use of antibiotics in this manner has potential side effects such as increased bacterial resistance, allergic reactions, diarrhea and may even cause death. (ada.org)
  • If the patient has had hepatitis, rheumatic fever, drug allergic, or if there is a need for premedication, make sure there is a red sticker on the outside of the folder indicating so. (dentalpracticecoaching.com)