Orthopaedic Infections


- Types of Orthopaedic Infections: 
       - bacterial / parasite menu: / antibiotic menu
       - studies:  - WBC, ESR, C-reactive Protein, Radioisotope scanning 
       - risk assessment for infection: 
               - risk ractors for infection in TJR;


- Methods to Prevent Infection 
 
- Addition of Antibiotics to Cement / Graft:
        - addition of aminoglycocides to cement
        - addition of vancomycin to cement

- Types of Orthopaedic Infections:
        - infectious tenosynovitis
        - diabetic foot infections
        - hand infections
        - THR infections
        - TKR Infections
        - septic arthritis
        - necrotizing soft tissue infections:
        - osteomyelitis (Cierney Classification)
        - spinal infection / osteomyelitis
        - tetanus prophylaxis
        - tibial infections:
        - toxic shock syndrome





 5th plague of Eygpt:
 Against All The Gods Of Egypt


St. Thecla Liberating the City of Este from the Plague



- Outside Links 
    - Medical Microbiology by Samuel Baron, MD  
    - CDC travel advisory 
    ANTIMICROBIALS FOR BACTERIA

    - hepatitis
            - Iowa Family Practice Handbook 
            - Merck Manual
    - influenza
            - Iowa Family Practice Handbook
            - Merck Manual
    - mononucleosis
            - Iowa Family Practice Handbook
            - Merck Manual
    - parasites
            - Merck Manual
    - routine immunizations
            - Merck Manual
    - sexually transmitted disease:
            - Guidelines for Treatment of Sexually Transmitted Diseases


Isolation, an Ancient and Lonely Practice, Endures

Europe’s Plagues Came From China, Study Finds




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

Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Friday, August 14, 2015 8:21 am