Necrotizing soft-tissue infections.

@article{Ustin2011NecrotizingSI,
  title={Necrotizing soft-tissue infections.},
  author={Jeffrey S Ustin and Mark A. Malangoni},
  journal={Critical care medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={39 9},
  pages={2156-62}
}
OBJECTIVE To provide a contemporary review of the diagnosis and management of necrotizing soft-tissue infections. DATA SOURCES Scientific literature and internet sources. STUDY SELECTION Major articles of importance in this area. CONCLUSIONS The mortality for necrotizing soft-tissue infections appears to be decreasing, possibly due to improved recognition and earlier delivery of more effective therapy. Establishing a diagnosis and initiating treatment as soon as possible provides the best… CONTINUE READING
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