Managing Orthopaedic Infections

Diagnosis is key, but not always easy

Maureen Leahy

Diagnosis of orthopaedic infections is the first step to effective treatment. However, some infections are easier than others to diagnose. During the recent AAOS/Orthopaedic Research Society research symposium, Musculoskeletal Infection: Where are we in 2014? experts discussed diagnostic challenges associated with orthopaedic infections, including those in the spine, shoulder, and foot and ankle.

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