Nurses who recently visited our Web site answered this question: Are preoperative antibiotics administered within 1 hour of surgical incision at your facility? Here's how they responded.
Under guidelines from the Surgical Care Improvement Project (SCIP), prophylactic antibiotics (except vancomycin and fluoroquinolones) should be administered within 1 hour prior to incision. Visit http://www.nursingcenter.com/poll to answer our monthly survey question and view results from other surveys.
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