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Nurse Practitioner:
doi: 10.1097/01.NPR.0000426410.39605.a5
Feature: SKIN INFECTIONS: CE Connection

Uncovering common bacterial skin infections

Napierkowski, Daria DNP, RN, ANP-BC, CNE

Continued Education
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Abstract

Abstract: The four most common bacterial skin infections are impetigo, erysipelas, cellulitis, and folliculitis. This article summarizes current information about the etiology, clinical presentation, diagnosis, prevention, treatment, and implications for primary care practice needed to effectively diagnose and treat common bacterial skin infections.

© 2013 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.

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