Osteomyelitis, the Diabetic Foot, Hardware . . . and Challenging Cases: What Drugs to Use When?
The progression of osteomyelitis can be challenging for NPs to treat. This CE offering reviews the types of osteomyelitis, including hematogenous and non-hematogenous classifications. Discussions on diabetic foot and prosthetic joint infections are presented in conjunction with osteomyelitis and analyzed through various pathogen-specific treatment plans.
The following topics are included in this session:
- Risk factors for prosthetic joint infections
- Microbiology of diabetic foot infections
- Intravenous versus oral antibiotics
- Chronic oral suppression