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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



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- 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


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