Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole vs. Placebo for Skin Abscesses After Incision and Drainage.

Title

Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole vs. Placebo for Skin Abscesses After Incision and Drainage.

Creator

Watkins Richard R

Publisher

Internal Medicine Alert

Date

2016
2016-05-15

Description

A multicenter, double-blind, randomized, clinical trial found that a seven-day course of trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole following incision and drainage (I&D) resulted in a higher rate of cure for skin abscesses compared to I&D and placebo.

Subject

Skin Diseases; Drainage; Postoperative Complications – Prevention and Control; Abscess – Surgery; Placebos – Administration and Dosage; Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole Combination – Administration and Dosage

Rights

Article information provided for research and reference use only. All rights are retained by the journal listed under publisher and/or the creator(s).

Pages

66–67

Issue

9

Volume

38

Citation

Watkins Richard R, “Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole vs. Placebo for Skin Abscesses After Incision and Drainage.,” NEOMED Bibliography Database, accessed January 20, 2021, https://neomed.omeka.net/items/show/5867.

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