SCIP-INF-2 Prophylactic Antibiotic Selection for Surgical Patients

Surgical patients who received prophylactic antibiotics consistent with current guidelines (specific to each type of surgical procedure). 

 

Measure Steward

CMS/OFMQ

 

Measure Numerator

Number of surgical patients who received recommended prophylactic antibiotics for their specific surgical procedures. 

 

Measure Denominator

All selected surgical patients 18 years of age and older with no evidence of prior infection with an ICD-9- CM Principal Procedure Code of selected surgeries.

Denominator for population 1 – Coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) procedures

Denominator for population 2 – Other cardiac surgery

Denominator for population 3 – Hip arthroplasty

Denominator for population 4 – Knee arthroplasty

Denominator for population 5 – Colon surgery

Denominator for population 6 – Abdominal hysterectomy

Denominator for population 7 – Vaginal hysterectomy

Denominator for population 8 – Vascular surgery