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A guide to antimicrobials for SSTIs

Advanced Tissue SmartBrief | Jan 20, 2016

Staphylococci and group A streptococci are the predominant bacterial causes of skin and soft tissue infections, and antibiotic therapy is usually indicated in patients with two or more of the following symptoms: purulent discharge, pain or tenderness, induration, erythema or increased warmth, write Phoebe Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center Director Thomas Bozzuto and infectious diseases pharmacy specialist Daniel Chastain. They present three tables to help wound care specialists decide when to use an antimicrobial and which one or ones to use. Today's Wound Clinic magazine (01/2016)


Study: Special cushion might prevent pressure ulcers in wheelchair-bound patients

Advanced Tissue SmartBrief | Jan 13, 2016

Factors to consider when choosing wound care products

Advanced Tissue SmartBrief | Jan 20, 2016

Wound healing rates similar with hyperbaric oxygen, sham procedure

Advanced Tissue SmartBrief | Jan 13, 2016

Amniotic membrane dressings gaining wider recognition

Advanced Tissue SmartBrief | Feb 03, 2016

FDA expands approval for Integra regenerative graft

Advanced Tissue SmartBrief | Jan 13, 2016

Diagnosing and treating nodular melanoma

Advanced Tissue SmartBrief | Feb 03, 2016

FDA approves new dosage of Allergan's skin infection drug

Advanced Tissue SmartBrief | Jan 27, 2016

CMS finalizes rule on telehealth coverage for Medicaid patients

Advanced Tissue SmartBrief | Feb 03, 2016

How community hospitals can develop pediatric burn programs

Advanced Tissue SmartBrief | Jan 27, 2016


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Quality improvement initiative helps shorten antibiotic courses for uSSTIs

Advanced Tissue SmartBrief | Feb 03, 2016

CMS finalizes rule on telehealth coverage for Medicaid patients

Advanced Tissue SmartBrief | Feb 03, 2016

FDA approves new dosage of Allergan's skin infection drug

Advanced Tissue SmartBrief | Jan 27, 2016

Senator introduces regenerative medicines bill

Advanced Tissue SmartBrief | Jan 20, 2016

MedPAC to suggest payment changes

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