Careful Cleaning of Children's Skin Wounds Key to Healing, Regardless of Antibiotic Choice - 02/21/2011
Careful Cleaning of Children's Skin Wounds Key to Healing, Regardless of Antibiotic Choice
When it comes to curing skin infected with the antibiotic-resistant bacterium MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus), timely and proper wound cleaning and draining may be more important than the choice of antibiotic, according to a new Johns Hopkins Children’s Center study. The work is published in the March issue of Pediatrics.
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