Approach to +
Skin and Soft Tissue Infections
This Chalk Talk covers an approach to antibiotic choices with respect to skin and soft tissue infections (SSTIs). Emphasis is given on antibiotic stewardship including the appropriate use of antibiotics, when and if they are warranted based on clinical presentation and investigations.
Diabetic Foot Infections
A case-based approach to classifying diabetic foot infections, identifying the likely pathogens and prescribing an antibiotic regimen for such infections.
Clinical management of abscesses after incision and drainage. This post also discusses primary closures, loop drainage and packing abscesses.
Cellulitis vs. Necrotizing Fasciitis
A case based discussion on necrotizing soft tissue infections focusing on the key ED features to look for to help differentiate from cellulitis.
Beyond the Basics +
Blood Cultures in Cellulitis
Discussing the utility of obtaining blood cultures in patients with uncomplicated and complicated cellulitis.
Antibiotics in Cellulitis
A brief podcast review on the choice of antibiotic treatment for cellulitis.