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Flashcards in bites Deck (10):
1

how serious are occlusive bites? why?

not very. generally toddlers and superficial, rarely become infected

2

where is an occlusive bite likely to cause problems

the hand- higher inf rate

3

where are clenched fist injuries to the skin likely to be seen

dorsal surface of middle finger MCP joint, dominant hand

4

most common aerobes of an infected human bite wound

Strep and Staph (aur)

5

most common anaerobes of an infected human bite wound (3)

Eikenella corrodens, Provotella, Fusobacterium

6

prophylaxis care of human bites

augmentin (amoxi/clavulanate), vigorous irrigation (and ROM, neurovascular assessment)

7

2nd DrugsOC for prophylaxis of human bites (3)

Clinda OR doxycycline OR Bactrim

8

bacteriology of a cat bite

Pasturella

9

how likely are cat bites to become infected

30-50%

10

tests to order for a bite wound

radiography and culture