PDF: Infections of the musculoskeletal system - Basic principles, prevention, diagnosis and treatment

Infections of the musculoskeletal system are rare but involve serious complications. This book is the result of a collaborative effort between swiss orthopaedics and the Swiss Society for Infectious Diseases. Representatives of these two organizations authored this publication being members of the expert group ’Infections of the musculoskeletal system’.

This book contains

  • a deep insight into this special field
  • important information on concrete case studies
  • guidance for greater cooperation between infectious disease specialists and orthopaedic/trauma surgeons together with microbiologists, pathologists and plastic surgeons


  • Pictures can be zoomed in
  • The literature index directly links to medical literature databases (e.g. MedLine, PubMed, etc.)

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