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Disease or Condition   Orthopedics / Fracture Repair
Title   Post-operative Antibiotic Therapy Administration to Patients Undergoing Internal Fixation of Fractures (Orthopedics / Fracture Repair)
Description   The primary purpose of this study is to evaluate patient safety regarding antibiotic administration during the transition from paper based to CPOE(Computerized Physician Order Entry),using the standard administration of post-operative antibiotics in patients undergoing the internal fixation of fractures as an indicator.
IRB Number   Pro1817
Inclusion/Notes   INCLUSION:
  • Patients 18 to 100 years of age.

  • Admitted to single orthopedic trauma surgeon.

  • Treated with internal fixation for fracture.

  • Orders for Post-operative antibiotics ordered by the single surgeon.

EXCLUSION:
  • Patients undergoing outpatient surgery.

  • Patients having severe allergic reactions to antibiotic medications.

  • Surgery for non-union or malunion.
Status   Completed
Location   Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth
Principal Name    Cory Alan Collinge MD
Contact Name   Tara Weaver
Phone   (817) 820-4306

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