Necrotizing Fasciitis: A Model Nursing Care Plan
- Growth factor-enriched autologous plasma improves wound healing after surgical debridement in odontogenic necrotizing fasciitis: a case report. // Journal of Medical Case Reports;2011, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p1
The article presents a case study of a 69 year old Mexican male who was suffering from Cervical necrotizing fasciitis (CNF), a fulminant infection of odontogenic origin. It mentions that surgical debridement and the administration of antibiotics can be used for the treatment of CNF. It also...
- Case Study: Not Just Any Hand Wound. // Dermatology Nursing;Oct2002, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p331
Presents a case of necrotic fasciitis in a woman. Progression of the infection; Impact the infection had on her studies and work.
- Quick biopsy, treatment essential with cutaneous necrosis. Perry, William // Dermatology Times;Feb98, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p72
Relates that early diagnosis and aggressive medical or surgical therapy are the key to successful treatment of cutaneous necrosis. Clinical manifestations of necrotizing cutaneous diseases; Causes of necrotizing fasciitis; How to evaluate the presence of necrotizing vasculitis.
- Ciclosporin/etanercept/steroids. // Reactions Weekly;1/11/2014, Issue 1483, p32
The article presents a case report on the adverse reactions of ciclosporin, etanercept, and steroids to a four-year-old boy who developed necrotising fasciitis (NF) after receiving the treatment for his purpuric lesions and pain of both legs.
- Craniocervical necrotizing fasciitis of odontogenic origin with mediastinal extension. Edwards, John D.; Sadeghi, Nader; Najam, Farzad; Margolis, Mark // ENT: Ear, Nose & Throat Journal;Aug2004, Vol. 83 Issue 8, p579
We review an interesting case of craniocervical necrotizing fasciitis with thoracic extension in an immunocompetent 44-year-old man. The patient underwent aggressive medical and surgical management during a long hospitalization. Multiple surgical debridements, including transcervical mediastinal...
- Necrotizing Fasciitis: Pathophysiology and Treatment. Fink, Anne; DeLuca, Gail // Dermatology Nursing;Oct2002, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p324
Presents information on a study which investigated the pathophysiology and treatment of necrotizing fasciitis. Description of the signs and symptoms of the disease; Elements of a comprehensive nursing care plan for treating patients with necrotizing fasciitis; Assessment of the psychological...
- Application of the Laboratory Risk Indicator in Necrotising Fasciitis (LRINEC) score to patients in a tropical tertiary referral centre. HOLLAND, M. J. // Anaesthesia & Intensive Care;Jul2009, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p588
The article discusses a study which assessed the applicability and usefulness of the Laboratory Risk Indicator for Necrotising Fasciitis (LRINEC) score in patients admitted to a tropical tertiary referral center from January 2002 and December 2005. The study included 28 patients who were...
- Multifocal necrotizing fasciitis - case report. E., Musialkowska; M., Jedynak; A., Klepacki; T., Musiuk; M., Wilkowska-Trojniel; Z., Sicko; B., Chodynicka // Advances in Medical Sciences (De Gruyter Open);2010, Vol. 55 Issue 1, p103
Purpose: Necrotizing fasciitis (NF) is a rare, life-threatening sot~-tissue infection, characterized by rapidly spreading inflammation, with secondary necrosis of the fascia and surrounding tissues. It is mostly caused by group A beta-haemolytic streptococci or muitibacterial. A case of the...
- Necrotizing fasciitis--the hazards of delay. Burge, Timothy Stuart // Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Jun1995, Vol. 88 Issue 6, p342P
Necrotizing fasciitis was first described in a specific body region by Fournier in 18831 and as a more generalized condition by Meleney in 1924. The use of the term 'necrotizing fasciitis' can be attributed to Wilson in 1952. It is perceived as a rare condition, causing potentially devastating...