Orthopedic infectious diseases: a survey on the composition and perceived value of an emerging subspecialty clinical service

Nicolás Cortés-Penfield, Don Bambino Geno Tai, Angela Hewlett

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Abstract

We surveyed US orthopedic infectious disease (Ortho ID) specialists and surgeons (nCombining double low line54 clinicians from at least 17 institutions). Three-quarters had a dedicated clinic or inpatient service; orthopedic device-related infections were most commonly seen. All respondents highly valued Ortho ID teams for improving multidisciplinary communication, trust, access to care, and outcomes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)161-165
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Bone and Joint Infection
Volume9
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 12 2024

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