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Spinal infection: Is antibiotic enough?

Zakaria@Mohamad, Zamzuri (2018) Spinal infection: Is antibiotic enough? In: 48th Malaysian Orthopaedic Association Annual Scientific Meeting/Annual General Meeting, 10th May 2018, Equitorial Hotel Penang. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Spinal infection can occur in a variety of clinical situations. Establishing a correct diagnosis and identifying the pathogen is of primary importance. Intravenous antibiotic therapy should be initiated early according to the culture and sensitivities results. The other primary goals are adequate and good pain relieve, improvement or preservation of the neurological function and restoration of the spinal alignment and stability.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Speech/Talk)
Additional Information: 3660/63950
Uncontrolled Keywords: spinal infection, antibiotic
Subjects: R Medicine > RD Surgery > RD701 Orthopedics
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Medicine > Department of Department of Orthopaedics, Traumatology & Rehabilitation
Depositing User: AP Dr Zamzuri Zakaria
Date Deposited: 05 Jun 2018 10:00
Last Modified: 05 Jun 2018 10:08
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/63950

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