The Hip: Preservation, Replacement and Revision

Criteria for Oral Antibiotics

  1) Resolving clinical course
  2) Adequate surgical debridement
  3) Adequate serum level of the Antibiotic (verified)
  4) Reliable parents
  5) No vomiting or diarrhea w/ the Antibiotic
  6) Identification of the Organism (relative indication)

Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.