Priority 16 from the Revision Knee Replacement PSP

UNCERTAINTY:  What factors increase the risks of infection and how can these risks be reduced? (JLA PSP Priority 16)
Overall ranking 16
JLA question ID 0093/16
Explanatory note What increases the chance of picking up and infection in the replaced knee, and what can patients and professionals do to minimise the probability? 

 None identified

Health Research Classification System category Musculoskeletal
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples What factors allow us to predict the risk of infection within knee replacements? ~  Could antibiotics be infused or added within the knee at time of a knee replacement to prevent infection? ~ What caused the infection in my knee replacement? 
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PSP information
PSP unique ID 0093
PSP name Revision Knee Replacement
Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP. 32  (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
Date of priority setting workshop 21 May 2019