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Table 5 Infection status of patients who returned for follow-up wound care

From: Antibiotic prophylaxis for oral lacerations: our emergency department’s experience

  N (%)  
Infected Not infected Total
Topical antibiotics 0 (0) 11 (100) 11
Systemic antibiotics 1 (6) 16 (94) 17
Both topical and systemic antibiotics 1 (8) 11 (92) 12
No antibiotics prescribed 4 (22) 14 (78) 18
Total 6 (10) 52 (90) 58