Published April 1, 2002
by Handbooks in Health Care Company .
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||152|
Contemporary diagnosis and management of skin and soft-tissue infections. Newtown, Pa.: Handbooks in Health Care Co., © (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Thomas File; Dennis L Stevens. PURPOSE: To review the salient features of the diagnosis and management of the most common skin and soft tissue infections (SSTI). This review focuses on severe SSTIs that require care in an intensive care unit (ICU), including toxic shock syndrome, Cited by: Skin and soft tissue infections (SSTI) can occur after exposure to fresh, brackish, or saltwater, particularly if the skin’s surface is compromised. Abrasions or lacerations from submerged objects during wading and swimming, puncture wounds from fishhooks, and bites or stings from marine or aquatic creatures may be the source of the trauma leading to waterborne infections. Esposito et al. Diagnosis and management of skin and soft-tissue infections Journal of Chemotherapy2 The expert panel met via email to prepare, discuss and revise the paper. The manuscript was successively reviewed by all members and ultimately re-formulated as the present manuscript during a full day face-to-face consensus Size: KB.
Hot topics in the diagnosis and management of skin and soft-tissue infections Article Literature Review (PDF Available) in International journal of antimicrobial agents 48(1) May with. guidelines for the treatment of skin and soft tissue infections (SSTIs). The panel’s recommendations were developed to be concordant with the recently published IDSA guidelines for the treatment of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections. The focus of this guideline is the diagnosis and appropriate treatment. PSAP • Infectious Diseases I 5 Skin and Soft Tissue Infections Learning Objectives 1. Given a patient’s clinical presentation and risk factors, distinguish between the various types of skin and soft tissue infections. 2. Given a patients p’ rofile, develop a pharmacotherapeutic plan to treat a skin or soft tissue infection. 3. Skin and soft-tissue infections (SSTIs) are among the most common infections encountered by emergency physicians. The spectrum of disease severity as seen by emergency physicians is wide, and can range from mild, uncomplicated cellulitis to cutaneous abscesses and necrotizing by:
To review the salient features of the diagnosis and management of the most common skin and soft tissue infections (SSTI). This review focuses on severe SSTIs that require care in an intensive care unit (ICU), including toxic shock syndrome, myonecrosis/gas gangrene, and necrotizing fasciitis. Guidelines, expert opinion, and local institutional policies were by: Skin and soft tissue infections result from microbial invasion of the skin and its supporting structures. Management is determined by the severity and location of the infection and by patient Cited by: SSTI Skin and soft tissue infection Table of other common abbreviations. 1. Distinguish the factors that increase the risk of diabetic foot infections (DFIs) in a patient. 2. Assess the severity and extent of DFI on the basis of clinical tests and findings. Size: KB. This material was adapted, with permission by Oxford University Press from Dennis L. Stevens et al. Practice Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Skin and Soft Tissue Infections: Update by the Infectious Diseases Society of America. Clinical Infectious Diseases () 59 File Size: 1MB.