Prophylactic antibiotic practices for colectomy in Michigan.


BACKGROUND Although there are guidelines for prophylactic intravenous antibiotics in colorectal surgery, the objective of this study was to determine the extent to which these guidelines are followed. METHODS Twenty-seven Michigan hospitals participated in a colectomy quality-improvement project. In addition to the American College of Surgeons-National… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2010.08.024


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@article{Hendren2011ProphylacticAP, title={Prophylactic antibiotic practices for colectomy in Michigan.}, author={Samantha K. Hendren and Michael J. Englesbe and Linda Brooks and James J. Kubus and Huiying Yin and Darrell A. Campbell}, journal={American journal of surgery}, year={2011}, volume={201 3}, pages={290-3; discussion 293-4} }