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Selecting antibiotics for community-acquired skin and skin structure infections in the emergency department.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20118849     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The number of patients treated in emergency departments across the United States for community-acquired skin and soft tissue infections is on the rise. The purpose of this article is to articulate optimal antibiotic therapy for community-acquired skin and soft tissue infections. A table format has been selected to serve as a direct reference for nurse practitioners and physician assistants. In addition, background, common pathogens, and follow-up are discussed for each disease state as well as how cost might affect nurse practitioner's and physician assistant's antibiotic selection.
Authors:
Kerry E Francis
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Advanced emergency nursing journal     Volume:  31     ISSN:  1931-4493     ISO Abbreviation:  Adv Emerg Nurs J     Publication Date:    2009 Jan-Mar
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-02-01     Completed Date:  2010-03-19     Revised Date:  2010-04-08    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101285075     Medline TA:  Adv Emerg Nurs J     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  19-26     Citation Subset:  IM; N    
Affiliation:
Clinical Pharmacist Emergency Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University Health System, Richmond, VA 23298, USA. kfrancis@mcvhvcu.edu
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Anti-Bacterial Agents / therapeutic use*
Community-Acquired Infections* / drug therapy,  epidemiology,  microbiology
Emergency Medical Services / statistics & numerical data*
Humans
Pseudomonas Infections* / complications,  drug therapy,  epidemiology
Skin Diseases* / drug therapy,  epidemiology,  microbiology
Staphylococcal Infections* / complications,  drug therapy,  epidemiology
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anti-Bacterial Agents
Comments/Corrections
Erratum In:
Adv Emerg Nurs J. 2009 Apr-Jun;31(2):122

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