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British Heart Valve Society update: a change in the NICE guidelines on antibiotic prophylaxis

August 2016 Br J Cardiol 2016;23:91–2 doi:10.5837/bjc.2016.027

British Heart Valve Society update: a change in the NICE guidelines on antibiotic prophylaxis

John B Chambers, Martin H Thornhill, Mark Dayer, David Shanson

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This change followed approaches to Sir Andrew Dillon by the widow of a patient with a replacement aortic valve who died from infective endocarditis (IE) developing after unprotected dental scaling. Her case included: evidence that antibiotic prophylaxis is effective in people at high risk of IE having high-risk dental procedures;3 the observation that the incidence of IE in the UK has accelerated above the global background rise since the original 2008 NICE guidance;4 a change in the law on consent.5-7  It is now necessary for dentists to appraise their patient of the differences between NICE and other guidelines, if it is likely that they

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September 2003 Br J Cardiol (Acute Interv Cardiol) 2003;10:AIC 82–AIC 88

Atrial fibrillation after coronary bypass surgery – pathophysiology, resource utilisation and management strategies

Joseph Alex, Gurpreet S Bhamra, Alex RJ Cale, Steven C Griffin, Michael E Cowen, Levent Guvendik

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May 2002 Br J Cardiol 2002;9:303-4

NICE announce audit of secondary prevention guidance

Tom Quinn

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