Infection

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Costs quadruple when SSIs develop after hip, knee replacements

September 15, 2018
FDA News

FDA unveils new plan to kickstart drug development for resistant bacteria

September 14, 2018
The FDA announced today a 5-year plan to promote the development of new antimicrobials for drug-resistant bacteria. The plan includes changes to the reimbursement…
In the Journals

Increased physician awareness may decrease infection incidence, implant cost

September 13, 2018
Recently published results showed a decrease in craniotomy and ventricular shunt infection incidence, as well as significant cost savings, when physician awareness of…
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Blood glucose levels may signal periprosthetic joint infection after total joint arthroplasty

September 11, 2018
There was a correlation between postoperative glucose levels and an increased risk of periprosthetic joint infection after total joint arthroplasty, according to…
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Elution Profiles of Two Methods of Antibiotic Tibial Nail Preparations

Orthopedics, May/June 2017, Volume 40 Issue 3
Interlocking nails coated with antibiotic-supplemented cement provide effective treatment of infected long bone…
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Operative Management Options for Traumatic Anterior Shoulder Instability in Patients Younger Than 30 Years: September 2015

Anterior instability of the glenohumeral joint is a relatively common problem in the young population. Identification…
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American Society for the Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting

American Society for the Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting

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VIDEO: Patients on biologics for rheumatoid arthritis had higher rates of Staphylococcus aureus

August 3, 2018
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