Antibiotic prophylaxis for elective hysterectomy
Editorial Group: Cochrane Menstrual Disorders and Subfertility Group
Published Online: 26 JAN 2004
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How to Cite
Marjoribanks J, Calis KA, Jordan V. Antibiotic prophylaxis for elective hysterectomy (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2004, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD004637. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004637.
- Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
- Published Online: 26 JAN 2004
This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:
Our primary objectives are to determine to what extent antibiotic prophylaxis reduces the risk of postoperative infection in women having an elective total or subtotal hysterectomy by any route or technique, to establish which (if any) antibiotic regimen is most effective and to assess the risk of adverse effects.