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Risk Factors of Anaya et al for Mortality and Limb Loss in a Patient with a Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infection

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Infectious Diseases
General Surgery & Anesthesiology

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Description:

Anaya et al identified risk factors for predicting mortality and limb loss in patients with necrotizing soft tissue infections based findings at the time of hospital admission. These can help identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management and monitoring. The authors are from the University of Washington in Seattle.

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