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Cellulitis: How Can We Reduce Hospitalisation Rates?

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Cellulitis is an infection of the subcutaneous tissue and skin, leading to inflammation and other systemic symptoms. It occurs when bacteria such as Staphylococcus aureus enter the body and spread to the subcutaneous tissue, generally through a break in the skin caused by inflammation or damage.

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Cellulitis is an infection of the subcutaneous tissue and skin, leading to inflammation and other systemic symptoms. It is caused by bacteria, with the most common causative pathogens being Staphylococcus aureus and group A beta-haemolytic Streptococcus. Cellulitis occurs when bacteria enter the body and spread to the subcutaneous tissue, generally through a break in the skin caused by inflammation or damage. It is a common infection but has the potential to become life-threatening if left untreated. Prior to the invention of antibiotics, it was fatal.

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Mulungulilwa SAIDI
25 May 2021
How identify cellulitis as other skin conditions issue treatment, risk factors. Quick knowledge of ba multiple causes
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Vicky Piggott
14 May 2021
Interesting information regard new onset symptoms for inpatients rather than focusing on just presentations to hospital.
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Eilish Smith
11 May 2021
Good refresher
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Kerrie Prew
12 May 2021
Cellulitis is very common in patients , all information relevant to this condition is essential to my learning needs.
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11 May 2021
Quick read
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suzanne wells
08 May 2021
i enjoyed this as it was a great refresh
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14 May 2021
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Good information that reinforced existing knowledge.
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Meagan Tierney
09 May 2021
This was very informative on the topic of cellulitis.
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