Treatment of skin and soft-tissue infections.

  title={Treatment of skin and soft-tissue infections.},
  author={Thomas M. File and James S. M. Tan},
  journal={Pediatric emergency care},
  volume={33 1},
Bacterial infections of the skin range from mild pyodermas to life-threatening necrotizing infections. Pyodermas are most often due to Staphylococcus aureus or beta-hemolytic Streptococcus sp, whereas infections associated with skin ulcers of the extremities, infections following trauma or surgery, and histotoxic necrotizing infections may involve a large number of additional pathogens, including Enterobacteriaceae, Pseudomonas sp, enterococci, and anaerobes. Management of bacterial skin and… CONTINUE READING