Bacterial Skin Infections in the Elderly

@article{Laube2002BacterialSI,
  title={Bacterial Skin Infections in the Elderly},
  author={Simone Laube and Anne Maree Farrell},
  journal={Drugs \& Aging},
  year={2002},
  volume={19},
  pages={331-342}
}
Skin and soft tissue infections are quite common in elderly people. A number of special conditions and circumstances need to be considered in the diagnosis and therapy. It is important to try to establish the causative organism, exclude other cutaneous disorders and identify precipitating factors. Treatment modalities include antiseptics, topical and systemic antibacterials, dressings and biotherapy.Skin infections presenting with erythema, blisters, pustules, and ulcerations or in body folds… 
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