Journal articlesThe management of a patient with necrotising fasciitis employing topical negative pressure

The management of a patient with necrotising fasciitis employing topical negative pressure

01/11/12 | Service delivery, Surgical wounds | Linda Rafter

This article reports on literature focusing on necrotising fasciitis, and the treatment and management of this life-threatening disorder. The risks of extensive tissue necrosis, systematic sepsis and potential organ failure makes the management, diagnosis and prompt assessment by the multidisciplinary team crucial in terms of patient survival.