Treating Beyond the Surface: What Providers Need to Know About Treating Wounds Among People Who Inject Drugs

Led by Dr. Sara Keely Schultz, who is an Associate Professor of Medicine and the Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program Director at Temple, this program explored the evaluation and treatment of complex wounds and related infections associated with injection behavior. Dr. Schultz shared her perspective as an infectious disease provider at Temple University Hospital and discussed myths and best practices associated with diagnosing complex wound infections, prescribing appropriate antibiotics, escalating care to the hospital, and implementing harm reduction with patient-centered care.

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Presented by: Sara Keely Schultz, MD, FACP, FIDSA