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Treating skin and soft tissue infections

Mospan, Geoffrey PharmD, BCPS; Hulisz, Darrell PharmD

Journal of the American Academy of PAs: January 2017 - Volume 30 - Issue 1 - p 51–54
doi: 10.1097/
What's New in Infectious Diseases

ABSTRACT New guidelines have been released for the treatment of skin and soft tissue infections. The updates include recommendations on when to prescribe antibiotics and which antibiotics are effective for each infection. This article will highlight the important changes to practice and provide additional antibiotic clinical pearls.

Geoffrey Mospan is an assistant professor of pharmacy at Wingate University School of Pharmacy in Wingate, N.C. Darrell Hulisz is an associate professor in the Department of Family Medicine & Community Health at Case Western Reserve University's School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio, and a clinical pharmacy specialist at University Hospitals, Case Medical Center. The authors have disclosed no potential conflicts of interest, financial or otherwise.

Mark E. Archambault, DHSc, PA-C, department editor

Copyright © 2017 American Academy of Physician Assistants
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