The more allergies a patient has, the greater the risk of their infection. Seriously. Each listed allergy increase the risk of infection by 1.1 times 😳https://t.co/aOPS7cWm3M@NYULMC_MRC @MdSchwarzkopf @ICMPhilly @carhigueramd pic.twitter.com/0ktHDhNjyy— The Journal of Arthroplasty (@JArthroplasty) January 6, 2022
Fisher ND, Bi AS, Singh V, Sicat CS, Schwarzkopf R, Aggarwal VK, Rozell JC. Are Patient-Reported Drug Allergies Associated With Prosthetic Joint Infections and Functional Outcomes Following Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty? J Arthroplasty. 2022 Jan;37(1):26-30. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2021.09.008. Epub 2021 Sep 20. PMID: 34547427.