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CME Infectious Disease

Diagnosis, Classification, Treatment of Osteomyelitis

Richard Weiner, DPM

Richard Weiner, DPM presents the principles of management for osteomyelitis for the podiatric physician. Dr Weiner reviews the basic observations and lab tests to aid in diagnosis of the disease and reviews different classification systems and treatment options. Along with citing relevant literature, he adds pearls of wisdom to better understand the rationale behind treatment choices.

CPME (Credits: 0.5)

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Goals and Objectives
  1. Discuss the epidemiology of osteomyelitis (OM).
  2. Understand the principles of managing osteomyelitis (OM)
  3. Identify the steps to treating OM
  4. Describe the various diagnostic modalities for identifying OM
  5. Understand the rationale behind treatments for OM
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  • CPME (Credits: 0.5)

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    Release Date: 01/01/2016 Expiration Date: 12/31/2018

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  • Richard Weiner, DPM

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    Richard Weiner has nothing to disclose.