Antibiotic prophylaxis for episiotomy repair following vaginal birth.

@article{Bonet2017AntibioticPF,
  title={Antibiotic prophylaxis for episiotomy repair following vaginal birth.},
  author={Mercedes Bonet and Erika Ota and Chioma Ezinne Chibueze and Olufemi T Oladapo},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
  year={2017},
  volume={11},
  pages={CD012136}
}
BACKGROUND Bacterial infections occurring during labour, childbirth, and the puerperium may be associated with considerable maternal and perinatal morbidity and mortality. Antibiotic prophylaxis might reduce wound infection incidence after an episiotomy, particularly in situations associated with a higher risk of postpartum perineal infection, such as… CONTINUE READING