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Table 5 Surgical antimicrobial prophylaxis indicators (Indicators 11, 12)

From: Investigation of antimicrobial use at a tertiary care hospital in Southern Punjab, Pakistan using WHO methodology

Sr. No. Parameters Results
1 Number of cesarean section cases 100
2 Surgical antimicrobial prophylaxis prescribed for patients 54
3 Total number of doses of surgical antimicrobial prophylaxis prescribed for cesarean section procedures 65
4 Average number of doses of surgical antimicrobial prophylaxis prescribed for cesarean section procedures 1.2 ± 0.4
5 Percentage of patients who received surgical antimicrobial prophylaxis for cesarean section in accordance with clinical guidelinesa 0
  1. aClinical Practice Guidelines for Antimicrobial Prophylaxis in Surgery (www.ashp.org/surgical-guidelines)