Intraoperative Prevention Strategies to Prevent Infection

Christopher Vertullo*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Optimisation of intraoperative management is vital to reduce infection in knee arthroplasty. This chapter deals with antibiotic prophylaxis in the operating theatre, operating theatre conditions, hand preparation, gloves, skin preparation, wound lavage, draping, gowns, hyperoxygenation, normothermia, normovolaemia, dressings, drains, sutures, closure, hoods, prosthesis design, blood management and post-operative care.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInfection in Knee Replacement
Number of pages7
ISBN (Electronic)9783030815530
ISBN (Print)9783030815523
Publication statusPublished - 14 Nov 2021
Externally publishedYes


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