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The PHCQA Performance & Progress Report on hosptial quality

Prophylactic Antibiotic Discontinued within 24 hours—Hysterectomy

Patients who had hysterectomy 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).