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BMJ. 2018 Feb 6;360:k243. doi: 10.1136/bmj.k243.

Antibiotics after incision and drainage for uncomplicated skin abscesses: a clinical practice guideline.

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1
Academic Centre for General Practice, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium.
2
CEBAM, Belgian Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine, Cochrane Belgium, Leuven, Belgium.
3
Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8S 4L8.
4
Division General Internal Medicine & Division of Clinical Epidemiology, University Hospitals of Geneva, CH-1211, Geneva, Switzerland.
5
Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center; Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, University of Washington.
6
Dutch College of General Practitioners, Utrecht, The Netherlands.
7
Care and Public Health Research Institute, Department Family Medicine, Maastricht, The Netherlands.
8
Division of General Pediatrics, University Hospitals of Geneva & Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland.
9
Bali District Hospital, Bali, and Centre for Development of Best Practices in Health, Yaounde, Cameroon.
10
Oslo University Hospital, Blindern 0317 Oslo, Norway.
11
MOH Holdings, Singapore, Singapore 099253.
12
Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK.
13
Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway.
14
Department of Paediatrics, Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín, Colombia.
15
Department of medical microbiology and infectious diseases, Sacré-Coeur Hospital, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
16
Department of Dermatology, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium.
17
BI Norwegian Business School, Oslo, Norway.
18
Medellín, Colombia.
19
Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University Medical School, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
20
Schwartz/Reisman Emergency Medicine Institute, Sinai Health System; Department of Family & Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
21
Chinese Evidence-based Medicine Center and CREAT Group, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610041, China.
22
Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8S 4L8 reed.siemieniuk@medportal.ca.
23
Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
PMID:
29437651
PMCID:
PMC5799894
DOI:
10.1136/bmj.k243
[Indexed for MEDLINE]
Free PMC Article

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Competing interests: All authors have completed the BMJ Rapid Recommendations interests disclosure form and a detailed, contextualised description of all disclosures is reported in appendix 2 on bmj.com. As with all BMJ Rapid Recommendations, the executive team and The BMJ judged that no panel member had any financial conflict of interest. Professional and academic interests are minimised as much as possible, while maintaining necessary expertise on the panel to make fully informed decisions.

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