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World Society of Emergency Surgery (WSES) guidelines for management of skin and soft tissue infections

Overview of attention for article published in World Journal of Emergency Surgery, November 2014
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  • Above-average Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (53rd percentile)

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Title
World Society of Emergency Surgery (WSES) guidelines for management of skin and soft tissue infections
Published in
World Journal of Emergency Surgery, November 2014
DOI 10.1186/1749-7922-9-57
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Authors

Massimo Sartelli, Mark A Malangoni, Addison K May, Pierluigi Viale, Lillian S Kao, Fausto Catena, Luca Ansaloni, Ernest E Moore, Fred A Moore, Andrew B Peitzman, Raul Coimbra, Ari Leppaniemi, Yoram Kluger, Walter Biffl, Kaoru Koike, Massimo Girardis, Carlos A Ordonez, Mario Tavola, Miguel Cainzos, Salomone Di Saverio, Gustavo P Fraga, Igor Gerych, Michael D Kelly, Korhan Taviloglu, Imtiaz Wani, Sanjay Marwah, Miklosh Bala, Wagih Ghnnam, Nissar Shaikh, Osvaldo Chiara, Mario Paulo Faro Jr, Gerson Alves Pereira Jr, Carlos Augusto Gomes, Federico Coccolini, Cristian Tranà, Davide Corbella, Pietro Brambillasca, Yunfeng Cui, Helmut A Segovia Lohse, Vladimir Khokha, Kenneth YY Kok, Suk-Kyung Hong, Kuo-Ching Yuan

Abstract

Skin and soft tissue infections (SSTIs) encompass a variety of pathological conditions ranging from simple superficial infections to severe necrotizing soft tissue infections. Necrotizing soft tissue infections (NSTIs) are potentially life-threatening infections of any layer of the soft tissue compartment associated with widespread necrosis and systemic toxicity. Successful management of NSTIs involves prompt recognition, timely surgical debridement or drainage, resuscitation and appropriate antibiotic therapy. A worldwide international panel of experts developed evidence-based guidelines for management of soft tissue infections. The multifaceted nature of these infections has led to a collaboration among surgeons, intensive care and infectious diseases specialists, who have shared these guidelines, implementing clinical practice recommendations.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Colombia 1 <1%
India 1 <1%
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Mexico 1 <1%
Russia 1 <1%
Unknown 143 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 24 16%
Researcher 23 16%
Student > Postgraduate 15 10%
Other 15 10%
Student > Bachelor 13 9%
Other 34 23%
Unknown 24 16%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 84 57%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 7 5%
Immunology and Microbiology 6 4%
Nursing and Health Professions 5 3%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 4 3%
Other 9 6%
Unknown 33 22%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 3. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 12 December 2014.
All research outputs
#8,256,227
of 15,641,217 outputs
Outputs from World Journal of Emergency Surgery
#145
of 416 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#114,351
of 306,710 outputs
Outputs of similar age from World Journal of Emergency Surgery
#13
of 28 outputs
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