Is there a role for a combination of local and systemic antibiotic delivery systems to treat open fractures with overlying contaminated wounds?

Authors: Warren Haggard, Arvind Nana

RECOMMENDATION: The administration of systemic antibiotic and a local antibiotic delivery device (system) is an effective treatment strategy for open bone fractures with contaminated wounds.

LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: Moderate

DELEGATE VOTE: Agree: 87%, Disagree: 4%, Abstain: 9% (Super Majority, Strong Consensus)

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