What is included in long-term monitoring of septic thrombophlebitis?

Updated: Oct 05, 2021
  • Author: JE Robyn Hanna, MD, MS; Chief Editor: Jeter (Jay) Pritchard Taylor, III, MD  more...
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Outpatient care should be determined on discharge by the admitting team and may include oral antibiotics. Surveillance for endocarditis and recurrent septic phlebitis should be implemented, since these secondary outcomes are not uncommon.


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