Category: Infectious Disease

Lit of the Week – 4/19/16 – TMP-SMX vs Placebo in the treatment of uncomplicated skin abscesses

Lit of the Week – 4/19/16 Talan DA, Mower WR, Krishnadasan A, Abrahamian FM, Lovecchio F, Karras DJ,Steele MT, Rothman RE, Hoagland R, Moran GJ. Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole versus Placebo for Uncomplicated Skin Abscess. N Engl J Med. 2016 Mar 3;374(9):823-32. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1507476. PubMed PMID: 26962903.   Clinical question / background: Compared to placebo, does administration trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole …

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