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Antibiotic selection for surgical patients


This shows the percentage of patients who received the proper type of antibiotic medication before their surgeries. Medical research has shown that certain antibiotics work better to prevent surgical site infections for certain types of surgery. Hospital staff should make sure patients get the antibiotic that works best for their type of surgery.

October 2011 - September 2012 data

For the above graph: Higher ↑ performance is better.

Results over time

For the above graph: Higher ↑ performance is better.

More surgical care measurements 

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