Osteomyelitis Teaching 1494

The patient was instructed in osteomyelitis in the necessity of wound care using aseptic method for dressing changes. The patient was advised to care of a casted extremity. The patient was reviewed to care for external fixator device. The patient was recommended how to use and care for the Hickman catheter for home antibiotic therapy. The patient was encouraged in the importance of immobilizing the affected part to reduction the spread of infected material.