Dealing with Infections in the ER

The presence of infections changes the protocol of the Emergency Room. Carlos Torres-Viera, Infectious Disease Physician at West Kendall Baptist Hospital explains, for example, the bacteria called Staphylococcus aureus is a very common cause of skin infection.

The doctor says the problem with these kinds of bacterias emerges when they become resistant to antibiotics.

He recommends using alternatives drugs, but even sometimes they are not as good as the methicillin or penicillin.

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