Clinical Guide to Skin and Wound Care / Edition 7

Clinical Guide to Skin and Wound Care / Edition 7

5.0 2
by Cathy Thomas Hess
     
 


This useful resource will help both clinicians and institutions deliver wound care that's both appropriate for patient needs and cost-effective for the institution. Featuring important new information on documentation regulations, including helpful checklists, and offering take-away highlights in every chapter, this useful resource… See more details below

Overview


This useful resource will help both clinicians and institutions deliver wound care that's both appropriate for patient needs and cost-effective for the institution. Featuring important new information on documentation regulations, including helpful checklists, and offering take-away highlights in every chapter, this useful resource also provides new content on lymphedema management guidelines, negative pressure wound therapy, and capturing data using today's media capabilities. Part 1 covers the fundamentals of skin and wound care, including assessment, treatment, prevention, nutrition, and documentation. Part 2 offers profiles and photos of hundreds of skin and wound care products, all categorized and alphabetized for easy reference. The book also includes a full-color wound photo section, wound checklists, and much more. 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781609136796
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
05/01/2014
Edition description:
Seventh
Pages:
624
Sales rank:
176,729
Product dimensions:
5.48(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.95(d)

Related Subjects

Table of Contents

Contents

Preface

Part I: Mastering skin and wound care

Chapter 1        Skin care and wound prevention strategies

Chapter 2        Assessing documenting chronic wounds

Chapter 3        Understanding and managing chronic wounds

Chapter 4        Best practices for managing the effects of lymphedema

Chapter 5        Laboratory values in chronic wound management

Chapter 6        Harnessing technology: EMR checklists and operational compliance

Part II: Skin and wound care products

Skin care products

Dressings and devices

            Alginates

            Antimicrobials

            Collagens

            Composites

            Contact layers

            Foams

            Hydrocolloids

            Hydrogels

            Negative pressure wound therapy

            Specialty absorptives

            Surgical supplies, miscellaneous

            Transparent films

            Wound fillers

            Other products

Drugs

Part 3: Additional dressings and products

Appendices

Manufacturer resource guide

Selected references

Index

Read More

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >