Surgery: Clinical Data - University of Vermont Medical Center - Burlington, VT

Overall Surgical Care Improvement Project - Vascular Surgery

A high number is better.

What this means

This measures the overall use of indicated antibiotics for surgical infection prevention.

Why it's important

Surgical patients whose use of antibiotics are managed effectively generally have better overall outcomes.

Chart Source Data - Joint Commission #2

Overall Surgical Care Improvement Project - Colon Surgery

A high number is better.

What this means

This measures the overall use of indicated antibiotics for surgical infection prevention.
Why it's important

Surgical patients whose use of antibiotics are managed effectively generally have better overall outcomes.

Chart Source Data - Joint Commission #2