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MKSAP primer: Cellulitis, necrotizing fasciitis and toxic shock syndrome | ACP Hospitalist

Cellulitis is an inflammation of skin and underlying subcutaneous tissues that may be either infectious or noninfectious.

Many cellulitis hospitalizations may be unnecessary, meta-analysis finds | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist

The mortality rate for hospitalized patients with cellulitis in U.S. studies was 0.5%. Worldwide, it averaged 1.1%, ranging from 0% to 2.9% in the studies included in the meta-analysis.

Unnecessary blood tests and imaging common in cellulitis hospitalizations, study finds | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist

Over two-thirds of patients with uncomplicated cellulitis received imaging, none of which would have been recommended by guidelines from the Infectious Diseases Society of America.

Testing for cellulitis, opioid use recommendations, and more | ACP Hospitalist

Summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly.

Lower-extremity cellulitis often misdiagnosed, leading to unnecessary hospitalization, study finds | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist

Unnecessary treatment provided to patients with psuedocellulitis could be responsible for 9,000 nosocomial infections, 1,000 to 5,000 Clostridium difficile infections, and 2 to 6 cases of anaphylaxis annually, the study authors said.

Letters | ACP Hospitalist

A new idea about handling MRSA, and a comment on the differential diagnosis of infectious cellulitis.

Rethinking cellulitis | ACP Hospitalist

Flaws in diagnosis, prescribing are common.

July 25, 2018 | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist

ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.

April 11, 2018 | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist

ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.

MKSAP quiz on acute kidney injury | ACP Hospitalist

These cases and commentary, which focus on acute kidney injury, are excerpted from ACP's Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP16).

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