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Research & Reviews  35 results

Challenging Dogma: Optimal Treatment of the "Fight Bite".
https://doi.org/10.1177/1558944719831238
Hand (New York, N.Y.); Harper CM, Dowlatshahi AS et. al.

Feb 26th, 2019 - The optimal treatment of human bites to the dorsal metacarpophalangeal region (ie, "fight bite") in the absence of gross purulence is controversial. Few studies have compared the outcomes of operative debridement with expectant wound care and oral...

Society guideline links: Human bites
https://www.uptodate.com//contents/society-guideline-links-human-bites

Introduction This topic includes links to society and government-sponsored guidelines from selected countries and regions around the world. We will update these links periodically; newer versions of some guidelines may be available on each society...

Human bites: Evaluation and management
https://www.uptodate.com//contents/human-bites-evaluation-and-management
Larry M Baddour

INTRODUCTION The evaluation and management of human bite wounds will be discussed here. Issues related to animal bite wounds are discussed separately. (See "Animal bites: Evaluation and management".) EPIDEMIOLOGY It is estimated that 250,000 human...

Human and Animal Bites.
https://doi.org/10.1542/pir.2017-0212
Pediatrics in Review; Bula-Rudas FJ, Olcott JL

Oct 2nd, 2018 - In the United States, nearly 56% of households owned a pet in 2011 according to the 2012 U.S. Pet Ownership & Demographics Sourcebook by the American Veterinary Medical Association. The survey also reports that approximately 70 million dogs and 74...

Human Bites
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/218901-overview

Aug 9th, 2018 - Background Approximately 10%-15% of human bite wounds become infected owing to multiple factors. The bacterial inoculum of human bite wounds contains as many as 100 million organisms per milliliter and is made up of as many as 190 different specie...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  43 results

Challenging Dogma: Optimal Treatment of the "Fight Bite".
https://doi.org/10.1177/1558944719831238
Hand (New York, N.Y.); Harper CM, Dowlatshahi AS et. al.

Feb 26th, 2019 - The optimal treatment of human bites to the dorsal metacarpophalangeal region (ie, "fight bite") in the absence of gross purulence is controversial. Few studies have compared the outcomes of operative debridement with expectant wound care and oral...

Society guideline links: Human bites
https://www.uptodate.com//contents/society-guideline-links-human-bites

Introduction This topic includes links to society and government-sponsored guidelines from selected countries and regions around the world. We will update these links periodically; newer versions of some guidelines may be available on each society...

Human bites: Evaluation and management
https://www.uptodate.com//contents/human-bites-evaluation-and-management
Larry M Baddour

INTRODUCTION The evaluation and management of human bite wounds will be discussed here. Issues related to animal bite wounds are discussed separately. (See "Animal bites: Evaluation and management".) EPIDEMIOLOGY It is estimated that 250,000 human...

Human and Animal Bites.
https://doi.org/10.1542/pir.2017-0212
Pediatrics in Review; Bula-Rudas FJ, Olcott JL

Oct 2nd, 2018 - In the United States, nearly 56% of households owned a pet in 2011 according to the 2012 U.S. Pet Ownership & Demographics Sourcebook by the American Veterinary Medical Association. The survey also reports that approximately 70 million dogs and 74...

Human Bites
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/218901-overview

Aug 9th, 2018 - Background Approximately 10%-15% of human bite wounds become infected owing to multiple factors. The bacterial inoculum of human bite wounds contains as many as 100 million organisms per milliliter and is made up of as many as 190 different specie...

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News  3 results

Fast Five Quiz: Test Your Knowledge on Key Aspects of Human Bite Wounds
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/894565

Apr 1st, 2018 - Approximately 10%-15% of human bite wounds become infected owing to multiple factors. The bacterial inoculum of human bite wounds contains as many as 100 million organisms per mL and is made up of as many as 190 different species. Many of these ar...

Human Bites A Penetrating Man-to-Man Trauma
https://www.medpagetoday.com/emergencymedicine/emergencymedicine/5985

Jun 21st, 2007 - Action Points Explain to interested patients that a human bite is not usually life-threatening, but can be disfiguring. Note that treatment for such wounds is similar to the treatment for any potentially infected wound -- cleaning and closure, wit...

Human Bite Wounds
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/761821

Abstract and Introduction Abstract Human bites (HB) are the third most common bite wound diagnosed in emergency departments, after dog and cat bites. Management of HB can be challenging, given the high risk of infection associated with multiorgani...

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Patient Education  1 results see all →