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Routine usage of antibiotics for cuts & lacerations is not needed. Wash the wound with soap & water. However consider the use of antibiotics in the following situations

l Wounds in close proximity to a bone or joint (including prosthetic joints)

l Wounds in areas of underlying venous and/or lymphatic compromise (including vascular grafts)

l Wounds in immunocompromised hosts (including diabetes)

l Deep puncture wounds or laceration & crush injury

Posted On: 24/05/2019

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