Diagnosis and Management of Acute Bacterial Arthritis in Pediatrics

Publication Date: November 6, 2023
Last Updated: December 14, 2023
























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Overview

Title

Diagnosis and Management of Acute Bacterial Arthritis in Pediatrics

Authoring Organizations

Publication Month/Year

November 6, 2023

Last Updated Month/Year

February 14, 2024

Supplemental Implementation Tools

Document Type

Guideline

Country of Publication

US

Document Objectives

This clinical practice guideline for the diagnosis and treatment of acute bacterial arthritis (ABA) in children was developed by a multidisciplinary panel representing the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS) and the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA). This guideline is intended for use by healthcare professionals who care for children with ABA, including specialists in pediatric infectious diseases and orthopedics.

Target Patient Population

Children with acute bacterial arthritis

Target Provider Population

Healthcare professionals who care for children with ABA, including specialists in pediatric infectious diseases and orthopedics

Inclusion Criteria

Male, Female, Adolescent, Child, Infant

Health Care Settings

Ambulatory, Outpatient

Intended Users

Nurse, nurse practitioner, physician, physician assistant

Scope

Diagnosis, Assessment and screening, Management

Diseases/Conditions (MeSH)

D001168 - Arthritis, D001170 - Arthritis, Infectious

Keywords

bacterial arthritis

Source Citation

Charles R Woods, John S Bradley, Archana Chatterjee, Matthew P Kronman, Sandra R Arnold, Joan Robinson, Lawson A Copley, Antonio Arrieta, Sandra L Fowler, Christopher Harrison, Stephen C Eppes, C Buddy Creech, Laura P Stadler, Samir S Shah, Lynnette J Mazur, Maria A Carrillo-Marquez, Coburn H Allen, Valéry Lavergne, Clinical Practice Guideline by the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS) and the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA): 2023 Guideline on Diagnosis and Management of Acute Bacterial Arthritis in Pediatrics, Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, 2023;, piad089, https://doi.org/10.1093/jpids/piad089

Methodology

Number of Source Documents
310
Literature Search Start Date
August 1, 2017
Literature Search End Date
January 1, 2022