Endocarditis Teaching 1433

The patient was instructed in endocarditis that can lead to bacteremia and reinfection by poor oral hygiene, dental work, cleaning, gum treatment, extractions, gastrointestinal, genitourinary procedures, vaginal deliveries, furuncles, staphylococcal infections, surgical procedures. The patient was advised the need for antibiotic prophylaxis before a procedure that may cause bacteremia.