Plantar puncture wounds: Controversies and treatment recommendations

Carey D. Chisholm, John F. Schlesser

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Future studies are needed to define the natural history of plantar puncture wounds; delineate optimal initial evaluation techniques; examine the role of broad-spectrum antimicrobials for prophylaxis, treatment, or both; and investigate optimal therapy for immunocompromised patients.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1352-1357
Number of pages6
JournalAnnals of Emergency Medicine
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 1989


  • plantar wounds
  • puncture
  • wound

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Emergency Medicine

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