Learning from Clinical Experience with Necrotizing Fasciitis: Treatment and Management
To provide information about necrotizing fasciitis (NF), how to recognize it, and evidence-based treatment.TARGET AUDIENCE:
This continuing education activity is intended for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and nurses with an interest in skin and wound care.LEARNING OBJECTIVES/OUTCOMES:
After completing this continuing education activity, you should be able to:
Necrotizing fasciitis is a threatening, rapidly progressive, infectious disease of the soft tissue. In this article, based on 3 cases, the authors aim to summarize the clinical experience of patients with necrotizing fasciitis and the current concepts of the treatment and management of this disease.