Infections in orthopedics.
What are the most common causes of infection? Predisposing factors are important to consider when determining what causes infection and who is at risk for infection. Patients who are susceptible or at risk include those with diabetes mellitus, cancer, or recent trauma; those taking steroids; those with recurrent urinary tract infections or sinus infections; those with skin infections or bed sores; those with poor dental care; those who are bacteria carriers; and infants and the elderly. After all of those predisposing factors are taken into account, the most common causes of infection are postoperative or surgical site infections.
A Comparative Study on the Effectiveness of Different Hand Disinfectant Solutions Used in Surgical Scrub
Background and Objectives: Hand hygiene is a crucial measure for preventing healthcare-related infections. Surgical scrub is an important factor in the safety and success of a surgical operation. The aim of this study was to comparatively evaluate effectiveness of some conventional surgical antiseptic solutions, and to identify the most effective one. Methods: Effectiveness of alcohol-based s...متن کامل
Periprosthetic joint infection remains one of the most challenging and pervasive complications following megaprosthetic replacement after tumor resection. The authors conducted a systematic review of the literature for clinical studies that reported a risk factor analysis for perimegaprosthetic joint infections. The search included English-language studies published up to July 2015. Eight studi...متن کامل
Particularities of the Etiological Structure of Nosocomial Infections in Hospitals of Orthopedics and Traumatology Profile
PARTICULARITIES OF THE ETIOLOGICAL STRUCTURE OF NOSOCOMIAL INFECTIONS IN HOSPITALS OF ORTHOPEDICS AND TRAUMATOLOGY PROFILE (Abstract): Determination of etiological structure of septic-purulent nosocomial infections (SPNI) in hospitals of orthopedics and traumatology profile. Materials and methods: there were analyzed 2013 strains of microorganisms isolated from the patients with SPNI. Results: ...متن کامل
Extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae have increasingly become a public health issue in a variety of infections, including urinary tract infections and postoperative infections. The complications that occur due to these organisms in bone, joint, and prosthetic joints have not been well defined. This study reviewed the clinical characteristics, risk factors, and outcomes ...متن کامل