Question 1 of 8

Which one of the following statements is TRUE?

Prophylactic antibiotics before surgery increases the risk of contamination of sterile tissues or fluids during surgery

Prophylactic antibiotic therapy is administered to patients where an infection is suspected

Prophylactic antibiotics should be administered so that the peak concentration of the antibiotic is at the end of surgery

Prophylactic antibiotics prior to surgical procedures can decrease surgical site infections and may lead to decreased health care costs