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Bone and Joint Infections

Joseph Mort
  1. List common pathogens and atypical pathogens that cause infectious arthritis.
  2. Identify synovial fluid aspiration as an essential element in the evaluation of a potentially infected joint and know cell count and differential results consistent with infectious arthritis.
  3. Identify pathogens causing prosthetic joint infections and appropriate management of these infections.
  4. Know the three mechanisms and common locations of osteomyelitis.
  5. Identify risk factors for foot osteomyelitis and understand the need for a broad empiric antibiotic regimen.
AccessMedicine > Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 20e > Approach to the Patient with Infectious Arthritis > INTRODUCTION
AccessMedicine > Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 20e > Osteomyelitis > INTRODUCTION
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AccessMedicine > Graber and Wilbur’s Family Medicine Examination and Board Review, 5th Edition > Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Case 12.10 > Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Case 12.10


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