A how to guide: Practical tips on intravenous regional perfusion, sub-palpebral lavage catheters and performing nerve blocks
Regional antimicrobial therapy achieves high local concentrations of antibiotics and has been shown to be of benefit in the treatment of orthopaedic infection. The appropriate technique is important to achieve delivery of the antibiotic and allow the procedure to be repeated if necessary.
- Know the technique for performing intravenous regional limb perfusion
- Be aware of appropriate antimicrobial agents for use via this route
- Gain tips to optimise the use of this technique