What is included in inpatient care for the treatment for spinal epidural abscess?

Updated: Jul 12, 2018
  • Author: J Stephen Huff, MD, FACEP; Chief Editor: Niranjan N Singh, MBBS, MD, DM, FAHS, FAANEM  more...
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  • Frequent neurologic assessment to detect any progression of neurologic deficit, particularly weakness, is required.

  • Postsurgical patients require monitoring of neurologic status as well.

  • If the patient has a deficit from spinal cord damage, nursing attention for skin care, catheter care, and physical therapy may be necessary.

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