Human: Thorough irrigation is important.
Assess risk of tetanus, rabies, HIV, hepatitis B/C.
Antibiotic prophylaxis is advised.
Cat or Dog: Give prophylaxis if cat bite/puncture wound; bite to hand, foot, face, joint, tendon, ligament; immunocompromised/diabetic/asplenic/cirrhotic/ presence of prosthetic valve or prosthetic joint.
PLUS doxycycline (cat/dog/man)
AND review at 24 & 48hrs
For 7 days