Assisted vaginal births: women who tear or have a surgical cut need prompt antibiotics
Saul H., Deeney B., Cassidy S., Imison C., Knight M.
The study Humphries ABC, Linsell L, Knight M. Factors associated with infection after operative vaginal birth—a secondary analysis of a randomized controlled trial of prophylactic antibiotics for the prevention of infection following operative vaginal birth. AJOG 2023;228:328. To read the full NIHR Alert, go to: https://evidence.nihr.ac.uk/alert/assisted-vaginal-births-women-need-prompt-antibiotics/