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CABG (Coronary Artery Bypass Graft) Surgical Infection Prevention Quality Measures

Hospitals can reduce the risk of wound infection after surgery by making sure patients get the right medicines at the right time on the day of surgery. These quality measures show the standards of care for Coronary Artery Bypass Graft.

The rates displayed in these graphs are from data reported for discharges July 1, 2010, through September 30, 2010. The top hospitals rate represents the top 10 percent of hospitals nationwide. The higher the score the better. Click here to view the legend for the graphs.

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Percent of Surgical Patients who receive antibiotic 1 hour prior to incision


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Percent of Surgical Patients with antibiotics stopped after 24 hours after surgery


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CABG Optimal Scores


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