If you're at risk for infective endocarditis (IE), you can take steps to prevent the infection and its complications.
Research shows that not everyone at risk for IE needs to take antibiotics before routine dental exams and certain other dental and medical procedures.
Let your health care providers, including your dentist, know if you're at risk for IE. They can tell you whether you need antibiotics before exams and procedures.
Clinical trials are research studies that explore whether a medical strategy, treatment, or device is safe and effective for humans. To find clinical trials that are currently underway for Endocarditis, visit www.clinicaltrials.gov.
August 19, 2014
Gary H. Gibbons
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