Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections


January 8th, 2010 - January 8th, 2013
1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Hours

Description

According to the National Cancer Institute, necrotizing soft tissue infection develops when the bacteria enters the body, usually through a minor cut or scrape. The bacteria begins to grow and release harmful substances that: • Directly kill tissue • Interfere with the blood flow to the tissue • And break down materials in the tissue, which rapidly spreads the bacteria, leading to widespread effects such as shock.
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Dates and Times

End Date: 1/8/2013

Objectives

Upon completion of this educational activity, the participant should be able to: 1.) Recognize soft tissue infections. 2.) Relate treatment paradyme.

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Accreditation

The Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) at The Ohio State University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians

The Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) at The Ohio State University designates this webcasts for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) . Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.