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Managing skin infections in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children (2014)

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Marquardt T

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Journal article

 

Description

This article provides an overview of some of the issues to consider when managing a patient with a skin infection, which may impact on completion of treatment and development of complications in the long term.

The article recommends management consisting of treatment of the patient through medication and also general measures for the patient, their family and the community as a whole.

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The article also provides a case study of a child with scabies and a secondary bacterial component.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

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The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP)
Australian Family Physician
100 Wellington Parade
East Melbourne Vic 3002
Email: afp@racgp.org.au

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