What do the statistics mean?

The percentage is calculated as follows:

 

# of Hip/Knee joint replacement surgeries who received usual antibiotics within 60 min of skin incision
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# of Hip/Knee joint replacement surgeries who received vancomycin within 120 min of skin incision

Total number of patients during the reporting period who had a primary knee/hip joint replacement surgical procedure

The data is for all primary hip or knee joint replacement surgeries (total, partial or hemi-arthroplasties).


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