N.J. man recovers from necrotizing fasciitis

04/3/2012 | Asbury Park Press (Neptune-Asbury Park, N.J.)

A 62-year-old man who became infected with necrotizing fasciitis after contaminated water washed over a blister on his foot nearly lost not only his leg but his life. Doctors treated the man, who has diabetes, with eight rounds of aggressive surgical debridement, antibiotics, rehydration, blood transfusions and skin grafts. The patient's organs failed twice during his 65-day treatment, requiring dialysis and a ventilator to help him breathe.

View Full Article in:

Asbury Park Press (Neptune-Asbury Park, N.J.)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Senior Director Medical Affairs
Edwards Lifesciences
Irvine, CA
Senior Scientist - Cell Engineering Group
Pfizer
San Francisco, CA
Medical Director - Physician
Willamette Valley Community Health
Salem, OR
Area Reimbursement Manager (CT, MA, MD, ME, NH, NJ, NY, PA, VT)
SI-BONE, INC
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
Medical Director - Physician
Willamette Valley Community Health
Salem, OR