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The PHCQA Performance & Progress Report on hosptial quality

Appropriate Antibiotic—Other Cardiac/Open Heart Surgery

Patients having open heart surgery other than coronary artery bypass graft who received the appropriate medicine (antibiotic) which is shown to be effective for this type of surgery.*

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