Diagnosis and Treatment of Skin Infections
1. Distinguish common cutaneous fungal and viral infections from other skin and soft tissue infections.
2. Confirm diagnosis of skin infections with appropriate examination and laboratory tests.
3. Compare treatment options to maximize effectiveness and minimize complications.
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EJ Mayeaux, Jr., MD, FAAFP, Professor and Chairman, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, South Carolina
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