Prosthetic Joint Infections

  • Trisha¬†Peel

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Natividad Benito, Jaime Esteban, Juan Pablo Horcajada, Alba Ribera, Alex Soriano, Ricardo Sousa
    Pages 5-53
  3. Trisha Peel, Robin Patel
    Pages 55-135
  4. Jaime Lora-Tamayo, Oscar Murillo
    Pages 137-192
  5. Courtney Ierano, Andrew J. Stewardson, Trisha Peel
    Pages 193-246
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 257-263

About this book


This book outlines the most updated clinical guidelines that are vital for the prevention infections and care of patients with joint infections following a replacement surgery, one of the highest volume medical interventions globally. Sections address the diagnosis, management approaches and prevention of prosthetic joint infections. Written by experts in the field, this text provides a brief overview of the literature and current recommendations in each of the specified areas. Given the rapidly evolving state-of-play in this clinical area, this compendium grows increasingly important to clinicians in their management decisions.

Prosthetic Joint Infections is a valuable resource for infectious disease specialists, epidemiologists, surgeons, and orthopedic specialists who may work with patients with prosthetic joint infections.


Epidemiology Diagnosis Management Infection Prevention Current clinical guidelines

Editors and affiliations

  • Trisha¬†Peel
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Infectious DiseasesMonash University and Alfred HealthMelbourneAustralia

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-65249-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-65250-4
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