JBJS On-Demand Webinar: Preventing and Treating Musculoskeletal Infections

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Preventing and Treating Musculoskeletal Infections

Price: $29

Approved for 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Expiration Date: 3/20/2018


This JBJS webinar will present findings from two recent JBJS studies that explore how best to prevent deep infections in lower-grade open fractures, and the most effective antibiotics for treating community-acquired hand infections.

• Richard Jenkinson, MD will discuss findings from a propensity score-matched cohort study that compared deep infection rates in patients with grade-I, II, or IIA open fractures who were treated with either immediate wound closure or delayed wound closure.

• Rick Tosti, MD will examine resistance patterns of specific antibiotics to MRSA infections of the hand in an urban population.

Moderated by musculoskeletal-infection expert Jonathan Schoenecker, MD, PhD, the webinar will also feature commentaries on the studies by Lawrence Marsh, MD and Isaac P. Thomsen, MD.

This on-demand webinar was recorded on May 23, 2016