Comparative Study of Drainage and Antibiotics versus Drainage Only in the Management of Primary Subcutaneous Abscesses.
Surg Infect (Larchmt) 2018 Apr 13;19(3):345-351. Epub 2018 Mar 13.
1 Department of Surgery, Mexican Institute of Social Security , Delicias, Mexico .
Background: Skin and soft tissue infections are common problems dealt with in emergency departments and medical offices. It is routine practice to prescribe antibiotic agents after incision and drainage of cutaneous abscesses. However, current evidence does not support prescribing oral antibiotic agents after surgical debridement. Read More