Penetrating Brain and Spinal Injury

Main Content

ICP Monitors and Ventriculostomy (EVD) Insertion

First line treatment

  • Cefazolin 2g IV 30 minutes prior to insertion. No further dosing is needed.

Penicillin alternative

  • Clindamycin 600mg IV 30 minutes prior to insertion. No further dosing is needed. 

 

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