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Table 4 SSTI treatment methods

From: Predictors of skin and soft tissue infections among sample of rural residents who inject drugs

  Treatment method (s) utilized Total n = 18 n (%)
Medical treatments Emergency room or urgent care visit 10 (55.6)
  Prescribed medications 6 (33.3)
  Procedure in emergency room or urgent care 2 (11.1)
  Surgery in operating room 2 (11.1)
  Inpatient hospital stay 1 (5.6)
At-home remedies Warm compress at home 10 (55.6)
  Over the counter medications 4 (22.2)
  Drained abscess at home 3 (16.7)