Introduction | Mammalian Bites In The Emergency Department: Recommendations For Wound Closure, Antibiotics, And Postexposure Prophylaxis
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Introduction

Introduction

The incidence of mammalian bites is difficult to determine because a large number of these bites are never reported. Analysis of results from a telephone survey estimated that some 4.5 million dog bites occurred annually in the United States, with approximately 20% of those patients seeking medical treatment.The cost of healthcare associated with these injuries has risen dramatically over the years, with one report estimating that it exceeds $160 million annually.

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