By Laurie Swezey RN, BSN, CWOCN, CWS, FACCWS
This article is designed to provide a review of cellulitis, an infection affecting the skin which can be life-threatening if not treated.
By Bruce E. Ruben MD
Part 2 in a series on infection managementFor Part 1, click here
Our skin is our largest organ and performs a myriad of functions, including pain sensation, pressure sensitivity, temperature regulation and water conservation.