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Necrotizing Fasciitis: A Case Report of a Premature Infant With Necotizing Enterocolitis.
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PMID:  23276506     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Necrotizing fasciitis (NF) is a severe infection involving the superficial fascia, subcutaneous tissue, and, occasionally, deeper tissue layers. Usual treatment is with surgical debridement in combination with antibiotics. In review of the literature there is one neonatal report of NF associated with necrotizing enterocolitis. We present a case report of a 25week gestation infant with necrotizing fasciitis and the complexity of wound and pain management presented for the nursing staff in the neonatal intensive care unit.
Authors:
Denise M Casey; Karen Stebbins; Victoria Howland
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-12-28
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of pediatric nursing     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1532-8449     ISO Abbreviation:  J Pediatr Nurs     Publication Date:  2012 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-1-1     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8607529     Medline TA:  J Pediatr Nurs     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012. Published by Elsevier Inc.
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Children's Hospital Boston, Boston, MA. Electronic address: Denise.casey@childrens.harvard.edu.
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