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Table 6 Modified Coleman Methodology Scoring Tool analysis of studies meeting inclusion criteria further demonstrated that over half of the studies included in the review scored 70 or over

From: Antibiotic prophylaxis in foot and ankle surgery: a systematic review of the literature

Study Study size Mean f/u Percentage of patients with f/u No. interventions per group Type of study Diagnostic certainty Description of surgical technique Description of postoperative rehabilitation Outcome criteria Procedure for assessing outcomes Description of subject selection process Total
Akinyoola et al. (2011) [19] 106 (7) 5 100% (5) 1 (10) Prospective (10) All (5) Technique named with detail (5) Not reported (0) 2,2,3,3 5,0,3,3 0,5,0 73/100
Butterworth et al. (2017) [18] 4238 (10) 5 98% (5) 5 Prospective (10) All (5) Technique named (3) Not reported (0) 2,2,3,3 0,0,3,3 5,5,5 74/100
Dayton et al. (2015) [34] 64 (4) 5 0 0 Retrospective (0) 0 0 0 2,2,0,0 5,0,0,0 5,0,0 23/100
Deacon et al. (1996) [20] 25 (4) 5 100% (5) 1 (10) Prospective (10) All (5) Technique named with detail (5) Not reported (0) 2,2,3,3 5,0,0,3 5,0,5 72/100
Dounis et al. (1995) [21] 67 (7) 5 100% (5) 2 interventions per group (5) Prospective cohort (10) Confirmed lab results (5) Technique named (3) (5) 2,2,3,3 5,4,4,0 5,5,5 83/100
Kurup (2016) [35] 340 (10) 5 100% (5) 1 (10) Retrospective (0) Confirmed lab results (5) Technique named (3) Not reported (0) 2,2,0,0 0,0,0,0 0,0,0 37/100
Mangwani et al. (2016) [27] 100 (7) 5 100% (5) 1 (10) Prospective RCT (15) All (5) Technique named (3) Not reported (0) 2,2,3,3 5,4,3,3 5,5,5 90/100
Pace et al. (2016) [36] 64 (4) 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 2,2,0,0 5,0,0,0 5,0,0 23/100
Reyes et al. (1997) [37] 459 (10) 5 100% (5) Not stated (0) Retrospective (0) All (5) Not stated (0) Not reported (0) 2,2,0,0 0,0,0,3 5,5,0 42/100
Tantigate et al. (2016) [28] 1632 (10) 5 100% (5) 1 (10) Retrospective (0) Not stated (5) Not stated (0) Not reported (5) 2,2,3,3 5,0,0,3 5,5,5 73/100
Zgonis et al. (2004) [22] 555 (10) 5 100% (5) 1 (10) Retrospective (0) All (5) Technique named (3) Not reported (0) 2,2,3,3 5,0,0,3 5,5,5 71/100
  1. The remaining studies were included based on their clinical relevance and to validate the paucity within the literature