This concise guide brings orthopaedic surgeons and paediatricians up to date with the latest developments in the management of bone and joint (osteoarticular) infections in children. Beginning with an introduction to the causes and development of osteoarticular disorders, the following chapters discuss their clinical features, laboratory diagnosis and treatment options, both surgical and conservative.
Each chapter describes a different infection and its management, with a separate chapter examining drug-resistant osteoarticular tuberculosis and co-infection with HIV. The final section discusses advances and research in the condition.
· Concise guide to the diagnosis and management of bone and joint infections
· Each chapter discusses a different infection and covers conservative and surgical treatment
· Final chapter describes new advances and research
· Includes more than 150 full colour images and illustrations
Anil Agarwal MS (Ortho)
Specialist and Head, Department of Pediatric Orthopedics, Chacha Nehru Bal Chikitsalaya, Delhi, India
Aditya N Aggarwal MS (Ortho) DNB (Ortho)
Associate Professor, Department of Orthopedics, University College of Medical Sciences and Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, Delhi, India