Wound Care Made Incredibly Easy

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2015-08-25
  • Publisher: LWW
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The action-packed reference that takes the stress out of
learning about wound care—and makes it incredibly easy!
Confused by the complexities of wound care?
Worried about doing assessments and procedures correctly?
Let Wound Care Made Incredibly Easy! be your guide!
Tackle the fundamentals of wound care the fun way!
Get all the basics on wound care—the fundamental skills and science you need, in easy-to-remember ways, including:
·         Skin anatomy and physiology in easy-to-follow terms
·         Basic wound care assessment, procedures, monitoring, and long-term care
·         The stages of wound healing
·         Wound and skin assessment tool
Expert insight and step-by-step direction!
Get the complete how-to on essential nursing procedures, including:
·         Quick guide to wound care dressings, with dressing type, indications, and products
·         Prevention, staging, and management of pressure ulcers
·         Interventions for diabetic, arterial, vascular, and venous ulcers
·         Infection control, patient-teaching tips, pain management, and more
Wound care made easy!
This is the wound care book you’ve been looking for—the basics in simple terms, packed with humor and real-life examples.
Practical illustrations throughout focus on helping you learn with ease:
o    Just the facts – An outline of chapter content at the start of every chapter
o    Memory joggers – Simple tricks for remembering crucial info
o    Stay on the ball – Possible dangers, risks, complications and safety measures
o    Take note! – Tips on documenting patient info
o    Dress for success - Tips for choosing and using wound dressings
o    Get wise to wounds - Pointers on doing wound assessments, wound care procedures, and patient teaching
o    Handle with care - Unique wound care needs of pediatric, geriatric, and bariatric patients
o   Quick Quiz – Multiple-choice questions (and answers) at end of every chapter

Table of Contents

1          Wound care fundamentals
            Carol Calianno, rn, msn, cwocn
2          Wound assessment and monitoring
Carol Calianno, rn, msn, cwocn
3          Basic wound care procedures
Kathy McLaughlin, MSN, RN, CWOCN
4          Acute wounds
Jody Scardillo, MS, RN, CWOCN
5          Vascular ulcers
Missy Marineau, APRN-Rx, PhD
6          Pressure ulcers
Tracey Siegel, MSN, RN, CNE, CWCN, EdD
7          Diabetic foot ulcers
Missy Marineau, APRN-Rx, PhD
8          Nonhealing wounds
Karen Zulkowski, DNS, RN
9          Wound care products
Joan Junkin, MSN, APRN-CNS    
10        Therapeutic modalities
Erin Fazzari, MPT, CLT, CWS, DWC
11        Legal and reimbursement issues
Karen Zulkowski, DNS, RN
Appendices and index  

            Wound and skin assessment tool
Carol Calianno, rn, msn, cwocn
Pressure ulcers treatment algorithm
Tracey Siegel, MSN, RN, CNE, CWCN, EdD
            Algorithm for Treatment of Pressure Ulcers: Nutrition Guidelines
Tracey Siegel, MSN, RN, CNE, CWCN, EdD
            Pressure ulcer scale for healing
Tracey Siegel, MSN, RN, CNE, CWCN, EdD
Quick guide to wound care dressings
Joan Junkin, MSN, APRN-CNS
Karen Zulkowski, DNS, RN

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