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Research Article

Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Cesarean Delivery: A Survey of Anesthesiologists

Table 2

Current antibiotic practices by anesthesiologists for cesarean delivery.

Current antibiotic practiceN%

Routine prophylaxis for unlabored cesarean delivery
 Cefazolin118797.1
 Azithromycin494.0
 Ampicillin211.7
 Gentamicin201.6
 Other494.0
Timing of antibiotic
 30–60 min preincision756.1
 15–30 min preincision36730.0
 0–15 min preincision72058.9
 Total preincision116295.0
 Postcord clamp332.1
 Per obstetrician242.0
 Not in scope of practice40.3
Routine prophylaxis for labored cesarean delivery
 Cefazolin114893.9
 Azithromycin14111.5
 Ampicillin352.9
 Gentamicin564.6
 Other615.0
Cefazolin dose for morbidly obese women
 1 g362.9
 2 g65453.5
 3 g50941.6
 I don’t routinely use cefazolin231.9

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