ESSENTIAL OSTEOMYLITIS MANAGEMENT

Essential Ostemylitis Management

Essential Ostemylitis Management


THE PURPOSE the object of this course is to train medical officers at the district level in the essential surgical techniques necessary to control musculoskeletal infection and prevent serious disabling impairment. Septic conditions of all types are on the increase and common in lower income countries. Bones and joints are frequently involved in children resulting in osteomyelitis and septic arthritis. In tropical communities infection within muscle is uniquely prevalent. It is the responsibility of medical officers at the district level to treat musculoskeletal infections as early as possible.