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Table 1 Surgical Care Improvement Project (SCIP) perioperative antibiotic delivery errors

From: Description of a multidisciplinary initiative to improve SCIP measures related to pre-operative antibiotic prophylaxis compliance: a single-center success story

SCIP error class N (%) 2010 2011 2012 2013
Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2
INF-1: Prophylactic antibiotic not delivered one hour prior to surgery start time 15 (21%) 0 (0%) 1 (7%) 2 (13%) 1 (7%) 2 (13%) 1 (7%) 1 (7%) 2 (13%) 1 (7%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (13%) 0 (0%) 2 (13%)
INF-2: Incorrect prophylactic antibiotic selection for surgery type 16 (22%) 0 (0%) 3 (19%) 0 (0%) 4 (25%) 1 (6%) 2 (13%) 2 (13%) 1 (6%) 2 (13%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (6%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
INF-3: Prophylactic antibiotics not discontinued within 24 hours after surgery end 40 (56%) 0 (0%) 4 (10%) 8 (20%) 4 (10%) 4 (10%) 4 (10%) 4 (10%) 2 (5%) 3 (8%) 1 (3%) 0 (0%) 2 (5%) 3 (8%) 2 (5%)