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Infectious Diseases Management in Wound Care Settings: Common Causative Organisms and Frequently Prescribed Antibiotics.

PMID: 36125453 (view PubMed database entry)
DOI: 10.1097/01.asw.0000855744.86686.ea (read at publisher's website )

Yuriko Fukuta, Hubert Chua, Kady Phe, E Lee Poythress, Cameron August Brown,

<h4>General purpose</h4>To provide information about the management of infected wounds in wound care settings.<h4>Target audience</h4>This continuing education activity is intended for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and nurses with an interest in skin and wound care.<h4>Learning objectives/outcomes</h4>After participating in this educational activity, the participant will:1. Identify a host factor that may predispose a patient to a wound infection as well as characteristics of each stage of wound infection.2. Distinguish a common organism that causes early, acute wound infections and explain the preferred method for obtaining a wound specimen for culture.3. Apply knowledge of commonly prescribed antibiotics in wound care settings.

Adv Skin Wound Care (Advances in skin & wound care)
[2022, 35(10):535-543]

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