Skin and soft tissue infections (SSTIs) encompass a variety of pathological conditions ranging from simple superficial infections to severe necrotizing soft tissue infections. Necrotizing soft tissue infections (NSTIs) are potentially life-threatening infections of any layer of the soft tissue compartment associated with widespread necrosis and systemic toxicity. Successful management of NSTIs involves prompt recognition, timely surgical debridement or drainage, resuscitation and appropriate antibiotic therapy. A worldwide international panel of experts developed evidence-based guidelines for management of soft tissue infections. The multifaceted nature of these infections has led to a collaboration among surgeons, intensive care and infectious diseases specialists, who have shared these guidelines, implementing clinical practice recommendations.
|Titolo:||World society of emergency surgery (WSES) guidelines for management of skin and soft tissue infections|
|Parole Chiave:||Resistant staphylococcus-aureus; clinical-practice guidelines; toxic-shock-syndrome; hyperbaric-oxygen therapy; injection-drug users; pyrogenic exotoxin-A; necrotizing fasciitis; severe sepsis; fourniers gangrene; serum lactate|
|Settore Scientifico Disciplinare:||Settore MED/18 - Chirurgia Generale|
|Data di pubblicazione:||2014|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI):||10.1186/1749-7922-9-57|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||01 - Articolo su periodico|