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Necrotising fasciitis - How not to miss (0.5 CPD hours)

Emergency medicine consultant Dr Adrian Boyle discusses the signs, and pitfalls in diagnosing necrotising fasciitis


Full CPD module


This module provides a concise update on how to recognise necrotising fasciitis including:

  • Potential outcomes of a missed diagnosis or inappropriate management
  • Key symptoms and signs
  • Differential diagnosis
  • Five key questions to ask
  • Five ‘red herrings’

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