Loading...
Visit our Evidence-Based Covid-19 Website and Stay Up to Date with the latest Research.
Meta-analysis
ACE Report #12037
Ace Report Cover General Orthopaedics

OTA 2019: Change in infection rates over past four decades in patients with open tibia fractures


Study Type:Systematic review
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Have Infection Rates Following Open Tibia Fractures Changed? A Review of 11,000 Open Tibia Fractures Over 4 Decades

Contributing Authors: JF Kellam I Castillo JA Heiner SJ Warner

Did you know you're eligible to earn 0.5 CME credits for reading this report? Click Here

CONFERENCE ACE REPORTS

This ACE Report is a summary of a conference presentation or abstract. The information provided has limited the ability to provide an accurate assessment of the risk of bias or the overall quality. Please interpret the results with caution as trials may be in progress and select results may have been presented.

Synopsis

The development of medical interventions over the past forty years has led to new strategies for the prevention of infection in open tibia fractures. 165 studies (11,297 patients) were included in this systematic review investigating infection rates in patients with open tibia fractures. Overall, the rates of infection were similar between patient data from 1977-1987 (9.45%), 1988-1998 (13.12%), 1...

To view the full report, start your 30-day free trial today

No credit card required

JOIN Forgot Password?

Not sure if you want to join OrthoEvidence?

Access this report without an Account.

Success, an email containing a link to access this report has been sent to your inbox.

CME Image

Continuing Medical Education Credits

You could be earning 0.5 CME credits for each report you read.

LEARN MORE

Please Login or Join to leave comments.