Predictors of Oral Antibiotic Treatment Failure for Nonpurulent Skin and Soft Tissue Infections in the Emergency Department

@article{Yadav2019PredictorsOO,
  title={Predictors of Oral Antibiotic Treatment Failure for Nonpurulent Skin and Soft Tissue Infections in the Emergency Department},
  author={Krishan Yadav and K. Suh and D. Eagles and J. Macisaac and D. Ritchie and J. Bernick and V. Thiruganasambandamoorthy and G. Wells and I. Stiell},
  journal={Academic Emergency Medicine},
  year={2019},
  volume={26},
  pages={51–59}
}
  • Krishan Yadav, K. Suh, +6 authors I. Stiell
  • Published 2019
  • Medicine
  • Academic Emergency Medicine
  • BACKGROUND Current guideline recommendations for optimal management of nonpurulent skin and soft tissue infections (SSTIs) are based on expert consensus. There is a lack of evidence to guide emergency physicians regarding selection of patients for oral versus intravenous antibiotic therapy. The primary objective was to identify predictors associated with oral antibiotic treatment failure. METHODS We performed a health records review of adults (age ≥ 18 years) with nonpurulent SSTIs treated at… CONTINUE READING
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