Ocular Prophylaxis for Gonococcal Ophthalmia Neonatorum: Preventive Medication
Description of Resource:
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends prophylactic ocular topical medication for all newborns to prevent gonococcal ophthalmia neonatorum. This is an A recommendation, which means the USPSTF recommends the service. There is a high certainty that the net benefit is substantial.