THE HISTORY OF ANTIBIOTICS IN SURGERY

Gina Lupașcu1, Georgiana Radu1, Cristina Veronica Andreescu1, Alexandra Bolocan1,2


1Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy Bucharest, Romania 
2Bucharest University Emergency Hospital, Romania

Corresponding author: Alexandra Bolocan
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Abstract

Selman Waksman is an important name that introduced for the first time the idea of some natural compounds with visible effects in treatment of diseases called- antibiotics. Its continuous and irrational utilization has been proven to make the body resistant to a future need of the antibiotic administered. This aspect did not stop the studies to shown the importance of this biosynthesized medicines in prophylaxis of surgery. During the years there were identified a lot of these natural compounds with positive results in different types of surgery. The purpose of this article is to bring to attention the evolution of antibiotics during the years, especially in surgery field,  how its usage influenced the prophylaxis and which are the main principles to be respected in administration of antibiotics.

Keywordsantibiotics, history

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