Patient costs for prophylaxis and treatment of obstetric and gynecologic surgical infections.

  • Gertrude Stein
  • Published 1991 in American journal of obstetrics and gynecology

Abstract

The use of newer broad-spectrum antimicrobials for prophylaxis and treatment in obstetric and gynecologic surgery can reduce patient morbidity and hospital costs. For prophylaxis, a single dose of a cephalosporin with a long elimination half-life can be as effective as a more prolonged course. Single-dose prophylaxis reduces not only toxicity and cost to… (More)

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@article{Stein1991PatientCF, title={Patient costs for prophylaxis and treatment of obstetric and gynecologic surgical infections.}, author={Gertrude Stein}, journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology}, year={1991}, volume={164 5 Pt 2}, pages={1377-80} }