After incision & drainage, are antibiotics indicated for the treatment of uncomplicated abscesses?

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After incision & drainage, are antibiotics indicated for the treatment of uncomplicated abscesses?

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dc.contributor.author Budzik, Jonathan Michael en_US
dc.contributor.author Sharma, Umang en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-04-08T15:04:07Z
dc.date.available 2011-04-08T15:04:07Z
dc.date.issued 2011-04
dc.identifier.citation Evidence Based Practice 14(4): 07-08. en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10355/10394
dc.description.abstract The use of antibiotics after incision and drainage (I&D) does not improve cure rates compared with I&D alone. This is true even in settings with high rates of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection. (SOR: A, based on multiple consistent RCTs.) en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Family Physicians Inquiries Network en_US
dc.relation.ispartof Evidence Based Practice 14(4): 07-08. en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Help Desk Answers en_US
dc.subject antibiotic resistance en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Tissues -- Infections en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Drug resistance in microorganisms en_US
dc.title After incision & drainage, are antibiotics indicated for the treatment of uncomplicated abscesses? en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.relation.ispartofcommunity University of Missouri-Columbia. School of Medicine. Department of Family and Community Medicine. Family Physicians Inquiries Network. Evidence Based Practice. en_US
dc.relation.ispartofcollection Evidence Based Practice, 2011 en_US


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