Clinical Director Texas Vista Wound Care & Hyperbaric Center San Antonio, TX
Clinical wound infection leads to increased inflammation, impaired wound healing, and pain and suffering for the patient. Inappropriate or inadequate treatment can lead to poor outcomes and increased costs. This session with review characteristics of common and uncommon infecting organisms, discuss how to read a culture and sensitivity report, and answer the question, what exactly does MIC mean? The safe and effective prescription of oral and intravenous antibiotics used in chronic wound care will be described.