Patrick, 4 years old, has a rash around his nose and mouth. You recognise the honeycoloured crust as a typical presentation for impetigo. Patrick has no other symptoms, other medicines or medical conditions. Impetigo requires antibiotic treatment, so you refer his mother to their medical practitioner for confirmation and a prescription for treatment.
After reading this article, pharmacists should be able to:
Competency (2016) standards addressed: 1.1, 1.4, 1.5, 3.1, 3.2, 3.5
Accreditation number: CAP2212OTCBG
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