Antibiotics for uncomplicated skin abscesses: a BMJ Rapid Recommendation

Main Editor Reed Siemieniuk
Language en
Last Update Feb 6, 2018
Published Date Feb 6, 2018
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PICOS
PICO 1.1
P: Adults and children with uncomplicated skin abscesses , ,
I: Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole , ,
C: No antibiotics , ,
O: , ,

PICO 1.2
P: Adults and children with uncomplicated skin abscesses , ,
I: Clindamycin , ,
C: No antibiotics , ,
O: , ,

PICO 1.3
P: Adults and children with uncomplicated skin abscesses who are initiating antibiotics
I: Trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole
C: Clindamycin
O:

PICO 1.4
P: Adults and children with uncomplicated skin abscesses who are initiating antibiotics
I: Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole
C: First and second generation cephalosporins
O:

PICO 1.5
P: Adults and children with uncomplicated skin abscesses who are initiating antibiotics
I: Clindamycin
C: First and second generation cephalosporins
O:

PICO 1.6
P: Adults and children with uncomplicated skin abscesses who are initiating antibiotics after incision and drainage
I: First and second generation cephalosporins
C: No antibiotics
O: