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Recommendations of Simpson et al for Antibiotic Prophylaxis and Therapy in a Patient with a Gunshot Wound

Purpose:

To manage a patient with a gunshot-related fracture based on the recommendations of Simpson et al.

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
Clinical Pharmacology

Objective:

selection, response to therapy

ICD-10:

W32, W33, W34

Description:

Simpson et al listed criteria for administration of antibiotics to patients with gunshot wounds including those with fracture. Appropriate use of antibiotics can reduce complications in these patients. The authors are from Howard University Hospital in Washington, D.C.

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