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Table 4 Ranking of final selected key quality indicators for surgical prophylaxis and applicability in point surveillance study

From: Development of key quality indicators for appropriate antibiotic use in the Republic of Korea: results of a modified Delphi survey

Ranking Quality indicators Total score Applicability
1 QI 10. Surgical prophylaxis antibiotic therapy should be prescribed according to guideline 113 Yes
2 QI 11. Surgical prophylaxis antibiotic therapy should be initiated within 1 h before incision 109 Yes
3 QI 12. Surgical prophylaxis antibiotic therapy should be discontinued within 1 day 103 No
4 QI 17. Antibiotics should be prescribed in appropriate duration 92 No
5 QI 24. Dose of surgical prophylaxis antibiotics should be adjusted according to body weight 58 No
  1. QI quality indicator