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Thursday, May 23, 2013

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Which of the following is a TRUE statement regarding prophylactic antibiotic use for an uncomplicated hysterectomy?


should administered after skin incision


correct →

a single dose is adequate



there is no benefit in low risk patients

Read the section, “Clinical Considerations and Recommendations” in ACOG Practice Bulletin #104 Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Gynecologic Procedures.