The Prosthetic Joint Infection GUIDELINES Pocket Card is based on the latest guidelines of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and was developed with their collaboration. This practical quick-reference tool contains key points, diagnostic recommendations, multiple algorithms, and comprehensive microorganism-specific drug therapy and dosing information.
• 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 Digital version of the Prosthetic Joint Infection GUIDELINES contains all the same great information found in the Pocketcard, and can be accessed on Mobile devices and online:
For a single low price: $8.99
Includes automatic updates on drugs and indications