Infection and General Interest

Topical Vancomycin Powder Decreases the Incidence of Staphylococcus Aureus Infections in Operatively Treated Fractures

Rabah Qadir, MD; Timothy Costales, BS; Max Coale, BA; Timothy Zerhusen, BS; Manjari Joshi, MD; Robert O’Toole, MD

Topical Antibiotics for Infection Prophylaxis in Pelvic and Acetabular Surgery

Matthew Owen, MD; Jason Lowe, MD; Emily Keener, DO; Zane Hyde, MD; Reaves Crabtree, BS 

Vancomycin Powder Reduces Infection in an Open Fracture Model

David Tennent, MD; Stefanie Shiels, PhD; Carlos Sanchez, PhD; Daniel Stinner, MD; Joseph Wenke, PhD


Open Ankle Fractures: What Predicts Infection?

Paul Tornetta, MD; Margaret Cooke, MD; Douglas Weinberg, MD; Heather Vallier, MD; Reza Firoozabadi, MD; Timothy Alton, MD; Megan Shimota, MD; CAPT (ret) Michael Bosse, MD; Jerald Westberg, BA; Daniel Leas, MD; Michael Archdeacon, MD; Rafael Kakazu, MD; Robert O’Toole, MD; Timothy Costales, BS; Brian Mullis, MD; Kenneth Egol, MD; Stephen Kottmeier, MD; David Sanders, MD; Clifford Jones, MD, FACS; Anna Miller, MD, FACS


Fracture Union Following Infected Hardware Fixation: A Prospective Population Based Cohort Study

Daniel Benz, MBBS; Nick Fountas, MBBS; Reza Rahim, MBBS; Mark Loewenthal, FRACP; Khine Swe, MBBS; David Dewar, FRACS (Ortho)


Correlation between Routine Microbiology Results at Definitive Closure and Wound Infection in Type III Tibia Fractures: Results from a Multi-Center, Prospective Cohort Study

CAPT (ret) Michael Bosse, MD; METRC Bioburden


Culture Negative Infection After Traumatic Injury

I Leah Gitajn, MD; Marilyn Heng, MD; Michael Weaver, MD; Mitchel Harris, MD


Can MRSA Screening Swabs Help Predict Risk of Post-Operative Infection Following Open Fracture Treatment?

Cassandra Cardarelli, MD; Matt Vasquez, MD; Jacob Glaser, MD; Sarah Murthi, MD; Michelle Romero, BS; Kerry Campbell, BS; Michael McCusker, BS; Marcus Sciadini, MD; Robert O’Toole, MD; Manjari Joshi, MD


Vancomycin and Cefepime Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Open Fractures Reduces the Infection Rates in Grade III Open Fractures Compared to Cefazolin and Gentamicin, Avoids Potential Nephrotoxicity, and Does Not Result in Antibiotic Resistance with MRSA

Benjamin Maxson, DO; Rafael Serrano-Riera, MD; Mark Bender, DC; H Claude Sagi, MD

A Supply and Demand Analysis of the Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon Workforce in the United States

John Sielatycki, MD; Hassan Mir, MD, MBA; Jeffrey Sawyer, MD


Effect of a Dedicated Orthopaedic Advanced Practice Provider in a Level I Trauma Center: Analysis of Length of Stay and Cost

Elise Hiza, MD; Michael Gottschalk, MD; Erica Umpierreze, BA; Patricia Bush, MS; William Reisman, MD 


Does Nutritional Intervention Improve Nutritional Outcomes in Orthopaedic Trauma Patients: A Randomized Prospective Study

Reza Firoozabadi, MD; Benjamin Hamilton, BS, MS; Julie Agel, ATC; M Bradford Henley, MD, MBA, FACS


Do Patients Know their Post-Operative Plan? A Prospective Cohort Study of Orthopaedic Trauma Patients

Adam Jester, MD; Christopher Ruland, MS; Ebrahim Paryavi, MD, MPH; Max Coale, BA; Timothy Zerhusen, BS; Robert O’Toole, MD

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