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The PHCQA Performance & Progress Report on hosptial quality

Prophylactic Antibiotic Discontinued within 24 hours—Colon/Large Intestine Surgery

Patients who had colon/large intestine surgery and received appropriate medicine that prevents infection (antibiotic) and the antibiotic was stopped within 24 hours after the surgery ended.*

NOTE: Use caution when drawing conclusions when the sample size is small (generally considered 25 cases or less).