Severe Soft Tissue Infections
5 months ago
The speaker, Nikki Walsh, is a surgeon with experience in severe soft tissue infections.
- Necrotizing fasciitis is a critical condition discussed in conferences and instructional courses.
- Different types of necrotizing fasciitis have varying mortality rates, with group A strep being the most virulent.
- Severe soft tissue infections mainly affect immunocompromised patients but can also occur in fit individuals.
- Diagnosis of necrotizing fasciitis relies on clinical suspicion and specific clinical features, such as disproportionate pain and rapidly progressive cellulitis.
This teaching video is specifically helpful for candidates preparing for the following Orthopaedic Exams : FRCS , European Board (FEBOT) , SICOT Diploma and Arabic Boards