Prophylactic Antibiotic Use in Dermatologic Surgery
“Perspectives on Prophylactic Antibiotic Use in Dermatologic Surgery”
This is a prospective, multi-center observational survey study to uncover how antibiotic differences can influence utilization decisions. The purpose is to assess the trade-offs between drug side effects and infection prevention that patients are willing to make when taking prophylactic antibiotics. Misuse of antibiotics or non-adherence to prescribed regimens is a public health issue that may be due to a variety of reasons including unclear instructions, symptom improvement and adverse events Subjects will be healthcare providers (physician or nurse) and individuals 18+ years of age in the dermatologic surgery waiting area (including patients and accompanying individuals). Participants will complete a conjoint.ly survey and choose between treatment (antibiotic vs no antibiotic) scenarios.
The study will involve a 22 question online survey, administered through the online survey platform conjoint.ly. Conjoint.ly is a web-based survey tool used to conduct survey research, evaluations and other data collection activities. Participants will complete a conjoint.ly survey and choose between treatment (antibiotic vs no antibiotic) scenarios.
Perspectives on Prophylactic Antibiotic Use in Dermatologic Surgery: a Prospective Multi-center Cohort Study