Archive for September, 2013

Antibiotics and Kidney Disease

Surgical patients with renal disease offer special challenges to the treating doctor.  Antibiotic coverage during the perioperative period if merited should be carefully chosen.  These general guidelines listed  are no substitute for a nephrology consultation prior to surgery.  The renal specialist plays an important role in medication choice and dosage. SAFE ANTIBIOTICS Clindamycin: No dose […]