Acute and Chronic Wounds: Current Management Concepts (5th Revised edition)

Acute and Chronic Wounds: Current Management Concepts (5th Revised edition)

By: Ruth Bryant (author), Denise Nix (author)Hardback

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Prevent and manage wounds with this expert, all-inclusive resource! Acute & Chronic Wounds: Current Management Concepts, 5th Edition provides the latest diagnostic and treatment guidelines to help you provide quality care for patients with wounds. This textbook presents an interprofessional approach to maintaining skin integrity and managing the numerous types of skin damage including topics that range from the physiology of wound healing, general principles of wound management, vulnerable patient populations, management of percutaneous tubes, and specific care instructions to program development. Written by respected nursing educators Ruth Bryant and Denise Nix, this bestselling reference also provides excellent preparation for all wound certification exams.

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Section I: Foundations 1. Principles for Practice Development to Facilitate Outcomes and Productivity 2. Billing, Reimbursement, and Setting Up a Clinic 3. Anatomy and Physiology of Skin and Soft Tissue 4. Wound-Healing Physiology and Factors that Affect the Repair Process 5. Types of Skin Damage and Differential Diagnosis 6. Skin and Wound Inspection and Assessment Section II: Pressure Ulcers 7. Pressure Ulcers: Impact, Etiology, and Classification 8. Developing and Maintaining a Pressure Ulcer Prevention Program 9. Support Surfaces Section III: Lower Extremity Wounds 10. Lower Extremity Assessment 11. Arterial Ulcers 12. Venous Ulcers 13. Lymphedema 14. Neuropathic Wounds: The Diabetic Wound 15. Foot and Nail Care Section IV: Wound Bed Preparation 16. Wound Infection: Diagnosis and Management 17. Wound Debridement 18. Principles of Wound Healing and Topical Management Section V: Biophysical and Biologic Agents 19. Cellular- and/or Tissue-Based Products for Wounds 20. Molecular and Cellular Regulators 21. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy 22. Hyperbaric Oxygenation 23. Electrical Stimulation 24. Ultraviolet Light and Ultrasound Section VI: Critical Cofactors 25. Wound Pain: Impact and Assessment 26. Managing Wound Pain 27. Nutritional Assessment and Support 28. Perfusion and Oxygenation 29. Eliminating Noncompliance Section VII: Acute and Traumatic Wounds 30. Uncommon Wounds and Manifestations of Intrinsic Disease 31. Traumatic Wounds: Bullets, Blasts, and Vehicle Crashes 32. Burns 33. Reconstructive Surgery 34. Surgical Wounds and Incision Care Section VIII: Special Patient Populations 35. Skin Care Needs of the Obese Patient 36. Skin Care Needs of the Neonatal and Pediatric Patient 37. Managing Wounds in Palliative Care 38. Management of Draining Wounds and Fistulas 39. Percutaneous Tube Management Appendix A: Tool Examples to Support Skin and Wound Care Appendix B: Self-Assessment Exercises Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 13/02/2016
  • ISBN13: 9780323316217
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 648
  • ID: 9780323316217
  • weight: 1678
  • ISBN10: 0323316212
  • edition: 5th Revised edition

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