2017
DOI: 10.1002/msc.1186
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A UK national survey of care pathways and support offered to patients receiving revision surgery for prosthetic joint infection in the highest volume NHS orthopaedic centres

Abstract: BackgroundDeep prosthetic joint infection (PJI) is a devastating complication of joint replacement surgery. It is difficult to treat, and patients often require multiple major revision surgeries to eradicate the infection. Treatment can have negative and long‐term impact on patients' quality of life. Understanding current service provision provides valuable information needed to design and evaluate support interventions for patients.AimThis survey aimed to identify usual care pathways and support in UK Nationa… Show more

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“…When comparing the register data with the knowledge of center-specific algorithms, these results may offer successful approaches for the treatment of PJI in the future. This is one of the few and one of the most comprehensive national studies on treatment of PJI [21][22][23].…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…When comparing the register data with the knowledge of center-specific algorithms, these results may offer successful approaches for the treatment of PJI in the future. This is one of the few and one of the most comprehensive national studies on treatment of PJI [21][22][23].…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…When matching the register data with the knowledge of centerspeci c algorithms these results may offer successful approaches in treatment of PJI. This is one of the few and one of the most comprehensive national studies on treatment of PJI (17)(18)(19).…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…When comparing the register data with the knowledge of center-speci c algorithms, these results may offer successful approaches for the treatment of PJI in the future. This is one of the few and one of the most comprehensive national studies on treatment of PJI (17)(18)(19).…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 99%