9781582554693

Wound Care Essentials Practice Principles

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  • ISBN13:

    9781582554693

  • ISBN10:

    1582554692

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-08-14
  • Publisher: LWW
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Summary

New in this edition: Brand-new coverage of bariatric, pediatric, and surgical wounds, Expanded coverage of skin conditions and the role of nutrition in wound care, Separate chapters on arterial and venous wounds, Critical advice from a wider variety of experts at the summit of the wound care field, All chapters, references, and tables updated with the latest theory and practice information, Scores of wound photographs plus 32 pages in full color.

Table of Contents

Contributors and consultantsp. vii
Forewordp. xi
Prefacep. xii
Dedicationp. xiii
Wound care concepts
Quality of life and ethical issuesp. 2
Regulation and wound carep. 18
Legal aspects of wound carep. 30
Skin: An essential organp. 47
Acute and chronic wound healingp. 64
Wound assessmentp. 77
Wound bioburdenp. 93
Wound debridementp. 119
Wound treatment optionsp. 136
Nutrition and wound carep. 172
Pressure redistribution: Seating, positioning, and support surfacesp. 202
Pain management and woundsp. 229
Wound classifications and management strategies
Pressure ulcersp. 254
Venous ulcers, lymphedema, and compression therapyp. 287
Arterial ulcersp. 317
Diabetic foot ulcersp. 338
Sickle cell ulcersp. 363
Surgical wounds, tubes, and drainsp. 373
Atypical woundsp. 391
Wounds in special populationsp. 408
Palliative wound carep. 448
Wound care: Where we were, where we are, where we're goingp. 462
Indexp. 467
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