Flashcards in Necrotizing Fasciitis Deck (5)
Necrotizing fasciitis – organism?
Anaerobes or Group A Strep (flesh eating bacteria)
Postdelivery, most common areas of infection due to a Group A streptococcal toxic shock syndrome?
Episiotomy site or C-section incision
Mean arterial pressure equation?
2/3 diastolic BP + 1/3 systolic BP
Tx for necrotizing fasciitis?
Immediate surgical debridement
Penicillin, gentamicin, metronidazole or other anaerobic agent