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[Epidemiological characteristics and mortality risk factors in patients admitted in hospitals with soft tissue infections. A multicentric STIMG (Soft Tissue Infections Malacitan Group) study results].

Authors
  • Salgado Ordóñez, F
  • Villar Jiménez, J
  • Hidalgo Conde, A
  • Villalobos Sánchez, A
  • de la Torre Lima, J
  • Aguilar García, J
  • da Rocha Costa, I
  • García Ordóñez, M A
  • Nuño Alvarez, E
  • Ramos Cantes, C
  • Martín Pérez, M
Type
Published Article
Journal
Anales de medicina interna (Madrid, Spain : 1984)
Publication Date
Jul 01, 2006
Volume
23
Issue
7
Pages
310–316
Identifiers
PMID: 17067229
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Cellullitis are the most frequent soft tissue infections that requires admissions in hospitals. We overuse imaging test and don t follow the practice guidelines recommendations in antibiotic therapy. Primary soft issue infection s mortality is low and it s restricted to people with chronic illness, deep infections and bad nutritional status.

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