Kevin Conrad, MD, MBA
Is It Safe to Discharge a Patient with IDU History, PICC for Outpatient Antimicrobial Therapy?
July 4, 2016
Case A 42-year-old female with a history of intravenous (IV) drug use presents with severe neck pain, gait instability, and bilateral C5 motor weakness. A cervical MRI shows inflammation consistent with infection of her cervical spine at C5 and C6 and significant boney destruction.