Antibiotics for uncomplicated skin abscesses: a BMJ Rapid Recommendation

Published by Reed Siemieniuk on Feb 6, 2018

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PICOS

PICO 1.1

Population
Adults and children with uncomplicated skin abscesses , ,
Intervention
Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole , ,
Comparator
No antibiotics , ,
Outcomes
, ,

PICO 1.2

Population
Adults and children with uncomplicated skin abscesses , ,
Intervention
Clindamycin , ,
Comparator
No antibiotics , ,
Outcomes
, ,

PICO 1.3

Population
Adults and children with uncomplicated skin abscesses who are initiating antibiotics
Intervention
Trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole
Comparator
Clindamycin
Outcomes

PICO 1.4

Population
Adults and children with uncomplicated skin abscesses who are initiating antibiotics
Intervention
Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole
Comparator
First and second generation cephalosporins
Outcomes

PICO 1.5

Population
Adults and children with uncomplicated skin abscesses who are initiating antibiotics
Intervention
Clindamycin
Comparator
First and second generation cephalosporins
Outcomes

PICO 1.6

Population
Adults and children with uncomplicated skin abscesses who are initiating antibiotics after incision and drainage
Intervention
First and second generation cephalosporins
Comparator
No antibiotics
Outcomes