Clinical Management of Uncomplicated Skin and Skin-Structure Infections

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Professional Communications, 2007 - Medical - 224 pages
Diagnosis techniques, differential diagnosis, patient characteristics, and management issues specific to each condition (eg, cellulitis, impetigo, folliculitis, wound infections, abscesses, erysipelas, and acute paronychia are presented. Appropriate antimicrobial therapy (oral and topical), antimicrobial activity of the vaious agents, pathogens involved, and resistant organisms are reviewed in detail. Special patient populations, including diabetics, immunocompromised, and penicillin-allergic patients, are also discussed.
 

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Contents

Introduction
11
TABLES
14
6 Topical Agents Used to Treat Uncomplicated
20
FIGURES
21
9 Topical Antibacterial MIC90 Values In Vitro
27
Staphylococcus aureus
31
1 Furuncles
58
1 Erysipelas
68
1 Differential Diagnosis
109
1 Molluscum Contagiosum
116
1 Differential Diagnosis
117
1 Variola Smallpox
123
Tinea CrurisTinea Pedis
133
1 Noninflammatory Tinea Capitis
134
4 Tinea Incognito
139
1 Distal Subungual Onychomycosis
152

1 Ecthyma Presenting on the Legs
76
1 Pitted Keratolysis
86
1 Herpes Simplex Manifestations and Synonyms
94
1 Orolabial Herpes
96
1 Primary Varicella Chickenpox
104
1 Pityriasis Versicolor
168
2 Crab Louse
183
Ectoparasites Scabies
195
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