Unit V exam
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Infection of bone, bone marrow or surrounding tissue
Systemic signs and symptoms of Acute Osteomyelitis
fever, chills, nightsweats
Local presentation of Osteomyelitis
bone pain, swelling, tender, not good ROM
Treatment for Osteomyelitis
Agressive and prolonged IV antibiotic therapy
Treatments for Osteomyelitis
surgical debridement, hyperbaric oxygen therapy, muscle flap or graft, amputation, removal of orthopedic device
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