Authors: Rodrigo Pesantez, Cristina Suarez
RECOMMENDATION: 1. Antibiotic treatment targeting gram-positive organisms is recommended as soon as possible for all open fractures; low- and high-energy. 2. In high-energy or grossly-contaminated open fractures, additional antibiotics should be considered for gram-negative coverage.
LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: 1. Strong; 2. Limited
DELEGATE VOTE: Agree: 95%, Disagree: 0%, Abstain: 5% (Unanimous, Strongest Consensus)312