Clinical Guide: Skin and Wound Care / Edition 6

Clinical Guide: Skin and Wound Care / Edition 6

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by Cathy Thomas Hess
     
 

Completely updated for its Sixth Edition, this handbook is the only all-in-one portable guide to skin and wound care, with new chapters on skin care and incontinence, important new information on regulations, and more than 650 dressings, drugs, and other products for every type of wound. Part I provides detailed guidelines on wound care and prevention and related

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Completely updated for its Sixth Edition, this handbook is the only all-in-one portable guide to skin and wound care, with new chapters on skin care and incontinence, important new information on regulations, and more than 650 dressings, drugs, and other products for every type of wound. Part I provides detailed guidelines on wound care and prevention and related professional and legal issues. Part II features profiles and photographs of over 300 wound care products. Part III contains charts of over 300 additional products.

Appendices include assessment tools and multiple treatment algorithms. A manufacturer resource guide with Website listings is included.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781582556888
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
09/01/2007
Series:
Clinical Guide Series
Edition description:
Sixth Edition
Pages:
608
Product dimensions:
4.40(w) x 7.50(h) x 1.00(d)

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Table of Contents

Part One: WOUND CARE PREVENTION AND INTERVENTION
1: Skin Care and Wound Prevention Strategies
2: Assessing and Managing Chronic Wounds
3: Laboratory Values in Chronic Wound Management
4: Developing a Skin and Wound Care Formulary
5: Tissue Load Management
6: Wound Care and the Regulatory Process

Part Two: SKIN AND WOUND CARE PRODUCTS
Skin Care Products

Overview
Skin Cleansers
Liquid Skin Protectants
Moisture Barriers
Antifungals and Antimicrobials
Therapeutic Moisturizers
Dressings, Devices, and Drugs
Dressings and Devices
Overview
Alginates
Antimicrobials
Collagens
Composites
Contact Layers
Foams
Hydrocolloids
Hydrogels
Specialty Absorptives
Surgical Supplies, Miscellaneous
Transparent Films
Wound Fillers
Other Products
Drugs
Overview
Products

Part Three: ADDITIONAL DRESSINGS AND PRODUCTS
Overview
Abdominal Dressing Holders/Binders
Compression Bandage Systems
Conforming Bandages
Elastic Bandage Rolls
Gauze, Impregnated with Other than Water, Normal Saline or Hydrogel Without Adhesive Border
Gauze, Impregnated with Water or Normal Saline, Without Adhesive Border
Gauze, Nonimpregnated With Adhesive Border
Gauze, Nonimpregnated Without Adhesive Border
Tapes
Wound Cleansers
Wound Pouches

APPENDICES
A: Body Mass Index
B: Braden Scale
C: Wagner Ulcer Grade Classification
D: Treatment Algorithm for Pressure Ulcers
E: Treatment Algorithm for Arterial Ulcers
F: Treatment Algorithm for Venous Ulcers
G: Treatment Algorithm for Diabetic Ulcers
H: Treatment Algorithm for Diabetic Ulcer Wound Care
I: Laboratory Tests to Rule Out Atypical Causes of Leg Ulcers
J: Ankle-Brachial Index Use in Patients with Diabetes
Manufacturer Resource Guide
Selected References
Index

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