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Table 2 Mean (min, max) compliance with surgical prophylaxis measures by surgical specialty for surgical prophylaxis indicator December 2009-March 2011

From: From intermittent antibiotic point prevalence surveys to quality improvement: experience in Scottish hospitals

  Duration <24h Mean (Min, Max) Policy Compliance Mean (Min, Max)
Cardiac / Cardiothoracic 96% (88%, 100%) 95% (85%, 100%)
General Surgery (including GI & Colorectal) 91% (84%, 100%) 68% (50%, 79%)
Obstetrics / Gynaecology 98% (93%, 100%) 87% (72%, 96%)
Orthopaedics 98% (94%, 100%) 93% (85%, 97%)
Urology 76% (70%, 100%) 79% (68%, 100%)
Vascular 96% (80%, 100%) 93% (50%, 100%)