Risk Management Pitfalls For Management Of Mammalian Bites | Mammalian Bites In The Emergency Department: Recommendations For Wound Closure, Antibiotics, And Postexposure Prophylaxis

<< Mammalian Bites in the Emergency Department: Recommendations for Wound Closure, Antibiotics, and Postexposure Prophylaxis (Trauma CME and Pharmacology CME)

Risk Management Pitfalls For Management Of Mammalian Bites

  1. “It’s just a small bite wound from a cat. It’s not going to get infected.” 
    All animal-bite wounds have a risk of infection. Cat bites are particularly worrisome because they are puncture wounds that can go deep into tissue, allowing bacteria to be trapped deep under the skin and causing infection.

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