*Please see the blog post Resources for the Diagnosis of Necrotizing Fasciitis With Bedside Ultrasound. Posted on August 17, 2015 by Tom Wade MD
All doctors are wary of necrotizing fasciitis.
It is “not very common but you will probably see it at some point in your career. And what it is, is a deep soft tissue infection that is very rapidly progressive. And it can make your patient very sick in a matter of hours. One of the reasons we are talking about it today is that it can be very difficult to diagnose,” Dr. Welniak states in this June 15, 2015 video, Necrotizing Fasciitis, from EMin5.
There are three videos to watch and each is worth the time.
Now on to the first video, Necrotizing Faascitis:
The second video is: Necrotizing Fasciitis Infection – Everything You Need To Know – Dr. Nabil Ebraheim
And the third video is: Difficult Necrotizing Fasciitis Part II – Everything You Need To Know – Dr. Nabil Ebraheim