Posts Tagged ‘Skin Abscess’

Uncomplicated Skin Abscess

Posted by • March 4th, 2016

Between 1993 and 2005, annual emergency department visits for skin and soft-tissue infections in the United States increased from 1.2 million to 3.4 million, primarily because of an increased incidence of abscesses. The primary treatment of a cutaneous abscess is drainage. Whether adjunctive antibiotics lead to improved outcomes in patients with uncomplicated abscesses or just… Read More…