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. A comprehensive approach to the care of patients with acute and chronic wounds guides students and health care providers to design, deliver and evaluate quality skin and wound care in a systematic fashion; the comprehensive approach includes the latest advances in diagnosis, differentiation of wound types, nutrition, prevention, treatment, and pharmacology. Self-assessment questions and answers in each chapter help you assess your knowledge and prepare for all wound certification exams. Checklists offer a concise, easy-to-read summary of the steps needed to achieve the best patient care outcomes. Risk assessment scales help in determining a patient's risk for developing a wound, and wound classification tools identify the proper terminology to be used in documentation. Learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter focus your study on the most important content. Principles for practice development boost outcomes and productivity in agencies and institutions, home care, acute care, long-term care, and long-term acute care settings. NEW coverage includes the latest guidelines from WOCN, AAWC, NPUAP, EPUAP, and PPPIA, and the American College of Physicians. New sections cover the prevention and management of biofilm, the new skin tear classification system, MASD and MARCI, CTP terminology and classification scheme, and integration of the Health Belief Model. NEW! Additional full-color photographs show the differential diagnosis of types of skin damage, management of fistulas, and NPWT procedures. NEW! Clinical Consult features help in applying concepts to clinical practice, showing students and health care professionals how to assess, manage, and document real-life patient and staff encounters using the ADPIE framework. NEW two-color illustrations and design make the book more visually appealing.

Contents

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

  • ISBN13: 9780323316217
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 648
  • ID: 9780323316217
  • ISBN10: 0323316212
  • edition: 5th Revised edition

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