Skin and Soft Tissue Injuries and Infections: A Practical Evidence Based Guide

Skin and Soft Tissue Injuries and Infections: A Practical Evidence Based Guide

By: Adam J. Singer (editor), Robert M. Blumm (editor), Judd E. Hollander (editor)Hardback

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Skin and soft tissue injuries and infections are managed by a large number of health care practitioners including nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and physicians. This new text is evidence-based, written by authors who did the original research. It is replete with high-quality tables and full-colour figures. It is comprehensive in scope and emphasizes that early and proper evaluation and management of these injuries and infections will help optimize care and minimize the risk of serious complications. The book is appropriate for all levels of training and for the large number of healthcare professionals who treat skin and soft tissue injuries and infections, including nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, primary care practitioners, emergency practitioners, and surgeons.


Chapter 1 The Epidemiology of Cutaneous Wounds Chapter 2 The Biology of Wound Healing Chapter 3 Patient and Wound Assessment Chapter 4 Wound Preparation Chapter 5 Wound Anesthesia Chapter 6 Procedural Sedation and Analgesia Chapter 7 Wound Closure Devices Chapter 8 Wound Dressings Chapter 9 Antibiotics in Wound Management and Necrotizing Infections Chapter 10 Adhesive Tapes for Closure of Acute Wounds and Surgical Incisions Chapter 11 Surgical Staples Chapter 12 Topical Skin Adhesive Chapter 13 Selecting Sutures and Needles for Wound Closure Chapter 14 Basic Suturing and Tissue Handling Techniques Chapter 15 Animal Bite Wounds Chapter 16 Foreign Bodies in Wounds Chapter 17 Plantar Puncture Wounds Chapter 18 Cutaneous and Subcutaneous Abscesses Chapter 19 Soft Tissue Injuries of the Hand Chapter 20 Soft Tissue Infections of the Hand Chapter 21 Burns Chapter 22 Evaluating and Treating Skin Ulcers Chapter 23 Postoperative Care of Wounds

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781607950295
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 226
  • ID: 9781607950295
  • ISBN10: 1607950294

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