Minimising the risk of infection

@inproceedings{Heller2015MinimisingTR,
  title={Minimising the risk of infection},
  author={Snir Heller and Maryam Rezapoor and Javad Parvizi},
  year={2015}
}
Bone Joint J 2016;98-B(1 Suppl A):18–22. The purpose of this article is to provide the reader with a seven-step checklist that could help in minimising the risk of PJI. The check list includes strategies that can be implemented pre-operatively such as medical optimisation, and reduction of the bioburden by effective skin preparation or actions taking during surgery such as administration of timely and appropriate antibiotics or blood conservation, and finally implementation of post-operative… CONTINUE READING

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