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New Atlas looks at infection and antibiotic use after surgery

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posted by HIIRC Admin on 2015-06-30 11:54:36.552

"The Health Quality & Safety Commission’s newest Atlas of Healthcare Variation domain offers a look into the rate of infection and community antibiotic use after surgery.

This Atlas raises interesting questions as to whether rates of antibiotic use following surgery are a possible area for quality improvement".

To read the full story and to access the new domain, go to:  http://www.hqsc.govt.nz/our-programmes/health-quality-evaluation/news-and-events/news-2/news/2214/