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American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

Advocacy, Education, Research

‘Position Papers’

Perioperative or Postoperative Antibiotics? White Paper in Arthroplasty Today Gives AAHKS Position

The March issue of Arthroplasty Today published this week features a white paper, “Postoperative prophylactic antibiotics in total joint arthroplasty,” authored by Adolph J. Yates Jr., MD, stating the official AAHKS position. On May 3, 2017, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued their Guideline for Prevention of Surgical Site Infection that includes ordering perioperative antibiotics… Read More