Wound Management

Wound Management : Principles and Practice

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For courses in Wound Healing/Care. This comprehensive text concisely presents students and clinicians with relevant information on the management of patients with open wounds, and addresses wounds not usually found in other texts-wounds due to burns, lymphedema, surgery, bites, radiation, and other types of trauma. Its clinically useful format emphasizes material that can be directly applied to the real world of patient care, and focuses on the patient rather than the wound. Also stressed throughout the book: 1) an interdisciplinary approach to wound management; 2) education of patients, caregivers, and healthcare team members; and 3) ways to reduce the risk of wound recurrence.show more

Product details

  • Mixed media product | 448 pages
  • 202 x 250 x 28mm | 938.95g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • glossary, index
  • 0130407763
  • 9780130407764

Table of contents

I. BASIC SCIENCE. 1. Integumentary Anatomy. 2. Wound Healing. 3. Factors Affecting Wound Healing. II. WOUND EXAMINATION AND INTERVENTIONS. 4. Examination of Patients with Open Wounds. 5. Debridement. 6. Management of Infection. 7. Dressing Selection and Bandaging. 8. Electrotherapeutic Modalities, Physical Agents, and Mechanical Modalities. 9. Holistic Management of Patients with Wounds. III. WOUND TYPES. 10. Arterial Insufficiency Ulcers. 11. Venous Insufficiency Ulcers. 12. Pressure Ulcers. 13. Neuropathic Ulcers. 14. Burns. 15. Miscellaneous Wounds. 16. Basic Dermatology. Appendix A: Glossary. Appendix B. Case Studies. Appendix C. Answers to Checkpoint and Chapter Review Questions. Appendix D. Total Contact Casting Procedure and Patient Instructions. Appendix E. Internet Wound Care Resources. Index.show more

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