Tag: joint infection

1. A six-week antibiotic therapy was not shown to be non-inferior to a 12-week antibiotic therapy for patients with confirmed prosthetic joint infections. 2.The six-week therapy resulted in more unfavorable outcomes for patients compared to the 12-week therapy. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent)      Study Rundown: Treatment of prosthetic joint infections (PJI) is...
1. Patients with bone and joint infections treated with 6 weeks of oral or intravenous antibiotic therapy had similar rates of treatment failure after 1 year. 2. Serious adverse events occurred at similar rates for patients in the oral and intravenous antibiotic groups. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent)    Study Rundown: Bone and...