Hossam M.Al-Tatari, M.D.
Management, antibiotics prophylaxis
Indications for antibiotics prophylaxis:
Moderate or severe bite wounds, especially if edema or crush injury is present
Puncture wounds, especially if bone, tendon sheath, or joint penetration may have occurred
Hand and foot bites
Genital area bites
Wounds in immunocompromised and in asplenic persons