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MRSA. Do you have it? How to avoid it? How to treat it!

Yesterday, I had the opportunity to incise and drain this spectacularly large,  red abscess.  Culture is not back yet, but I suspect (and treated for) MRSA, methicillin-resistant staph aureus.  Here are the nuts and bolts about diagnosis and treatment of MRSA. 1/3 … Continue reading

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Wound Care May Matter More Than Antibiotics – NYTimes.com

Want to ward off MRSA? Wash. Wash. Wash. Wound Care May Matter More Than Antibiotics – NYTimes.com.

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