Critically Appraised Topic
Specific Care Question
In children undergoing cardiac, orthopedic, or neuro-shunt surgery, is there harm in completing vancomycin versus not completing vancomycin infusion prior to first incision? Harms include surgical site infections (SSI), mortality, length of stay or costs.
Surgical Site Infection; Vancomycin
Children's Mercy Kansas City, "Surgical site infection prevention - timing of preoperative vancomycin administration: Summary" (2020). Clinical Critically Appraised Topics. 16.