Oral therapy for orthopedic infections in children and adults

D. A. Conrad, M. I. Marks

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Abstract

Literature and clinical experience in the treatment of both adult and pediatric osteomyelitis by oral antibiotics is reviewed. Antibiotics achieving adequate penetration into joint fluid and bone are listed. Particular discussion is given to penicillins, cephalosporins and non-β-lactam antibiotics. Techniques for monitoring therapeutic effectiveness and patient compliance are noted.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1585-1591
Number of pages7
JournalOrthopedics
Volume7
Issue number10
StatePublished - Jan 1 1984

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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