Episode 94.0 – Mammal Bites

This week we talk about mammal bites - dogs, cats and humans - with a focus on wound closure, antibiotics and rabies prophylaxis.

April 24th, 2017 Download Leave a Comment Tags: , ,

Show Notes

EM:RAP: Animal Bites – A Short Board Review

EM:RAP: Episode 107 Mammalian Bites

Rebel EM: Medical Myths in the Management of Dog Bites

CDC: Rabies Info


Chen E et al. Primary Closure of Mammalian Bites. Acad EM 2000; 7(2): 157- 162. PMID: 10691074

Paschos NK et al. Primary closure versus non-closure of dog bite wounds. A radomised controlled trial. Injury 2014 45(1): 237-40. PMID: 23916901

Medeiros IM, Saconato H. Antibiotic prophylaxis for mammalian bite (Review). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2008 (3); PMID: 11406003

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