The Prosthetic Joint Infection GUIDELINES Pocket Card is endorsed by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and based on the latest IDSA guidelines. This practical quick-reference tool contains key points, diagnostic recommendations, multiple algorithms and comprehensive microorganism-specific drug therapy and dosing information. The Prosthetic Joint Infection GUIDELINES Pocket Card provides all that is needed to make accurate clinical decisions at the point of care.
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• Key Points
• Definition of PJI
• Preoperative Evaluation
• Intraoperative Diagnosis
o Two-stage Exchange
o One-stage Exchange
o Permanent Resection
o PJI following
* debridement and retention of the prosthesis
* resection arthroplasty
* one-stage exchange
• Four Management Algorithms
• Organism-specific Treatment Tables
o Antimicrobials - preferred and alternate
o Generic and Brand Names
80# Diamond Silk Cover with Satin Aqueous Coating
4.5" x 7.25"
The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) represents physicians, scientists and other health care professionals who specialize in infectious diseases. IDSA’s purpose is to improve the health of individuals, communities, and society by promoting excellence in patient care, education, research, public health, and prevention relating to infectious diseases.
The IDSA Prosthetic Joint Infection Digital GUIDELINE subscription contains the same great content included in the printed pocket cards, only in a digital format. This Guideline App can be accessed anywhere, anytime, and on any device.