Authors: Mauro Jose Costa Salles, Mario Morgenstern, William T. Obremskey
RECOMMENDATION: The current evidence of an increased risk of infection is based on several risk factors, including MRSA colonization, presence of external fixator, anatomical location of surgery and severe open fractures. In these situations, alterations in antibiotic prophylaxis could be considered.
LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: Moderate
DELEGATE VOTE: Agree: 100%, Disagree: 0%, Abstain: 0% (Unanimous, Strongest Consensus)14