Current Concepts of Infections in Orthopedic Surgery by H.K. UhthoffCurrent Concepts of Infections in Orthopedic Surgery by H.K. Uhthoff

Current Concepts of Infections in Orthopedic Surgery

byH.K. UhthoffEditorE. Stahl

Paperback | November 24, 2011

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Title:Current Concepts of Infections in Orthopedic SurgeryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:300 pages, 24.4 × 17 × 0.01 inPublished:November 24, 2011Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Epidemiology of Hospital Infection -The Role of the Microbiologist.- The Role of the Infectious Disease Physician.- Diagnosis and Treatment of Malnutrition in the Traumatized Patient.- Skin Bacterial Populations -Contamination or Infection?.- Infections in Orthopedics: Patient Preparation and Skin Scrub.- Clean Air Operating Environment and Superficial Infection.- Specific Measures to Reduce Operating Room Infections.- Clean Wound Surveillance.- Microbial Study of Surgical Drain Cultures.- The Microcomputer for Operating Room Infection Surveillance.- Diagnosis of Acute Bone Infection.- The Role of Radionuclide Studies in the Diagnosis of Infections in Orthopedic Surgery.- The History of a Patient with an Infected Total Joint Replacement.- Joint Replacement Infections: Prophylaxis, Diagnosis and Treatment.- Prevention of Infection in Total Hip Replacement.- Prophylactic Effect of Gentamicin Cement.- Open Fractures -Is Primary Stabilization Desirable?.- Compound Fractures: The European Approach.- Subacute Osteomyelitis in Children.- Modern Trends in the Investigation and Treatment of Chronic Osteomyelitis.- Acute Suppurative Joint Infections in Children.- Current Concepts in the Management of Infected Fractures.- Infected Pseudarthrosis -Treat the Infection First.- Infection in Total Joint Replacement: One-Stage Exchange Arthroplasty.- Deep Infection of Total Joint Replacement: Principles of Treatment.- Revision of Infected Total Joint Replacement: Swedish Experiences.- Reimplantation of Infected Joint Replacements: Elution Studies of Gentamicin from Cement and Beads.- Septic and Aseptic Hip and Knee Replacements: Results of Revision.- Infection: Occupational Hazard to the Surgeon.- Isolation of the Infected Patient.- Isolation Ward (Septic Ward) for Infected Patients.- Antibiotic-Resistant Microorganisms.- The Use of Antibiotics in Traumatized Patients.- Parenteral versus Oral Antibiotic Therapy.- Antibiotic-Loaded Acrylic Cement (ALAC).- Gentamicin-PMMA Beads and Artificial Wound Coverage.- The Use of Gentamicin-PMMA Beads in Chronic Osteomyelitis.- Fibrin-Antibiotic Complex: Laboratory Investigation and Clinical Results.