More laboratory tests performed at major teaching hospitals

(HealthDay)—For inpatients with a primary diagnosis of bacterial pneumonia or cellulitis, significantly more laboratory tests are performed per day at major teaching hospitals versus nonteaching hospitals, according to ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

What are costs, consequences associated with misdiagnosed cellulitis?

Cellulitis is a common bacterial skin infection and a new study published online by JAMA Dermatology suggests misdiagnosis of the condition is associated with unnecessary hospitalizations and antibiotic use, as well as avoidable ...


EMR care pathway aids treatment of cellulitis

(HealthDay)—An electronic medical record (EMR)-based care pathway improves treatment of cellulitis, according to a study published online July 28 in the Journal of Hospital Medicine.


Cellulitis often misdiagnosed in inpatient setting

(HealthDay)—Cellulitis is frequently misdiagnosed in the inpatient setting, according to research published in the July issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.