Clinical Guide / Edition 5

Clinical Guide / Edition 5

by Hess, Cathy Thomas Hess
     
 

ISBN-10: 1582552940

ISBN-13: 9781582552941

Pub. Date: 09/05/2000

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Health

Expanded and completely updated with the newest wound care products, this handbook is the only all-in-one portable guide to wound care and prevention strategies with more than 300 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

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Overview

Expanded and completely updated with the newest wound care products, this handbook is the only all-in-one portable guide to wound care and prevention strategies with more than 300 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 200 additional dressings and products.

Appendices include assessment tools and multiple treatment algorithms. A manufacturer resource guide includes addresses, telephone numbers, Websites, and manufacturer-sponsored educational programs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781582552941
Publisher:
Wolters Kluwer Health
Publication date:
09/05/2000
Series:
Clinical Guide Series
Edition description:
Fifth Edition
Pages:
544
Product dimensions:
1.10(w) x 8.00(h) x 5.00(d)

Table of Contents

Pt. 1Wound care and prevention1
1Fundamentals of skin and wound care2
2Assessment parameters for skin and wound care14
3Mapping laboratory values in wound healing30
4Lower-extremity and pressure ulcers50
5Preparing and managing the skin and the wound bed94
6The art of documentation and outcomes118
Pt. 2Wound care products145
Dressings146
Drugs457
Pt. 3Additional dressings and products469
App. ABody mass index486
App. BBraden scale488
App. CWagner ulcer grade classification492
App. DTreatment algorithm for pressure ulcers493
App. ETreatment algorithm for arterial ulcers494
App. FTreatment algorithm for venous ulcers495
App. GTreatment algorithm for diabetic ulcers496
App. HTreatment algorithm for diabetic ulcer wound care497
App. ILaboratory tests to rule out atypical causes of leg ulcers498
App. JAnkle-brachial index use in patients with diabetes500

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