Tagged ‘Infectious Diseases’

Journal Review

Utility of Adjunct Antibiotics After I+D – Systematic Review + Meta-Analysis

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Skin and soft tissue abscesses are a common emergency department (ED) presentation. The approach to management has changed little in recent decades: incision and drainage (I+D) and then discharge home with follow up.
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Croup (Laryngotracheobronchitis)

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This post explores the diagnosis and management of croup.
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Infective Endocarditis

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This post takes a deep dive into infective endocarditis with a focus on diagnosis.
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Septic Arthritis

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Take a deep dive with us into the diagnosis and management of septic arthritis.
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Antibiotics in the Treatment of Smaller Abscesses

Filed Under: Tags: , , September 14th, 2017 Leave a Comment

Skin and soft tissue infections (SSTI), specifically skin abscesses, are an increasingly common cause for emergency department (ED) visits. Many of these are uncomplicated and are treated in the ED with incision and drainage (I&D) and then discharged.
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