Prevention of infection in the 1990s

Orthop Clin North Am. 1993 Oct;24(4):735-41.


Deep sepsis after arthroplasty surgery represents a catastrophe. People remain the primary source of bacterial contamination. This paper discusses the potential sources of infection and reviews the appropriate measures required to reduce contamination and combat infection.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Anti-Bacterial Agents / therapeutic use
  • Bacterial Infections / prevention & control*
  • Hip Prosthesis*
  • Humans
  • Intraoperative Care
  • Microscopy, Electron
  • Preoperative Care
  • Prosthesis-Related Infections / prevention & control*
  • Protective Clothing
  • Therapeutic Irrigation


  • Anti-Bacterial Agents