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QUESTION: elevating foot with osteomyelitis?

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If I have a patient with osteomyelitis and cellulitis, the reason for elevating the foot would be to decrease swelling and pressure and prevent further complications correct?

traumaRUs, MSN, APRN, CNS

Specializes in Nephrology, Cardiology, ER, ICU. Has 27 years experience.

Let me move this to the nursing student assistance forum.