Skin & Soft Tissue Infections (SSTI’s)

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Question 1: What are some the most common Skin & Soft Tissue Infections encountered in the ED. What are the treatment options?

Question 2: Would you admit every patient with cellulitis?

Question 3: Drain’em, When not to?

 

 

To help answer these questions check the following resources:

(1) http://cid.oxfordjournals.org/content/59/2/e10.long

(2) http://www.orthobullets.com/hand/6102/felon 

(3) http://lifeinthefastlane.com/minor-injuries-007/

Abdulaziz AlMulaik

Abdulaziz AlMulaik

Assisstant Professor of Emergency Medicine - Critical Care Medicine at King Saud University Medical City (KSUMC), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Head of the Medical Education Division at the Department of Emergency Medicine. -- Author, Founder & Cheif Editor of ROCCEM.com - 2016 ©
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