What are other precautions for patients with prosthesis?

What are other precautions for patients with prosthesis?

In this video, Dr. Smita Mishra, Paediatric Cardiologist, Associate Director - Jaypee Hospital, will discuss the precautions for patients with prosthesis. Infection is prevalent in patients with prosthesis. They are prone of cardiac infections so need to be very careful. Infective endocarditis prophylaxis along with dental hygiene is very important.  Six month dental checkup should be done to avoid any caries of tooth. Any infection in the body should be promptly treated. Patient with artificial valve should be careful with antibiotics and avoid self prescription.