TABLE 1462 Antibiotic Recommendations for Soft Tissue Infections Oral

Disposition Most patients can be discharged following incision and drainage of a cutaneous abscess. Again, clinical judgment plays an important part in this decision. Patients with severe underlying disease or those with immunocompromising conditions may benefit from admission and intravenous antibiotics. Furthermore, patients with signs of systemic infection or deeper infection such as osteomyelitis should be considered for admission. Appropriate follow-up within 2 to 3 days for those discharged is important.

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