New antibiotic guidance for leg ulcer infection

NICE has issued guidance on antibiotic choices and regimens for patients with infected leg ulcers. The MIMS table of antibiotic regimens summarises the recommendations.

by Chloe Harman
Antibiotics should only be offered to patients with a leg ulcer if there are signs of infection. | DR P. MARAZZI/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Antibiotics should only be offered to patients with a leg ulcer if there are signs of infection. | DR P. MARAZZI/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

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