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...
- Septic pulmonary embolism following necrotizing fasciitis of the upper limb. Mullick, Parul; Sachdeva, Harish C.; Bundela, Pankaj; Prakash, Smita; Gogia, Anoop Raj // Journal of Anaesthesiology Clinical Pharmacology;Jul2013, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p416
A letter to the editor is presented related to a case study of a 25-year-old man who was diagnosed with septic shock, lung injury and acquired necrotizing fasciitis with clinical deterioration during treatment.
- Necrotizing Fasciitis (Fournier's Gangrene) as a Result of Vesical Catheterization. Afonso, F. Javier; Pav�n, Javier G�mez; Balaguera, Josu?c) Carvajal // Internet Journal of Surgery;2008, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p5
Necrotizing fasciitis (Fournier gangrene) is an uncommon fulminant soft-tissue infection characterized by extensive fascial necrosis and constitutes a true surgical emergency with potentially high mortality. Diagnosis is essentially clinical with evolution as insidious skin lesions associated...
- Necrotizing fasciitis of the abdominal wall with lethal outcome: a case report. Huljev, Dubravko // Hernia;Jun2007, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p271
Necrotizing fasciitis is an acute surgical condition that demands prompt and multi-faceted treatment. Early recognition, aggressive surgical debridement, and targeted antibiotic therapy significantly affect the overall course of treatment and survival. The author reports here the case of a woman...