Administration of cefazolin prior to skin incision is superior to cefazolin at cord clamping in preventing postcesarean infectious morbidity: a randomized, controlled trial.

@article{Sullivan2007AdministrationOC,
  title={Administration of cefazolin prior to skin incision is superior to cefazolin at cord clamping in preventing postcesarean infectious morbidity: a randomized, controlled trial.},
  author={Scott A Sullivan and Triz Smith and Eugene Chang and Thomas C. Hulsey and J. Peter Vandorsten and David E Soper},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2007},
  volume={196 5},
  pages={455.e1-5}
}
OBJECTIVE The objective of the study was to determine whether the administration of cefazolin prior to skin incision was superior to administration at the time of umbilical cord clamping for the prevention of postcesarean infectious morbidity. STUDY DESIGN This was a prospective, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Study subjects received cefazolin 15-60 minutes prior to incision and controls received cefazolin at the time of cord clamping. The occurrence of endomyometritis… CONTINUE READING
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