Clinical Guide to Wound Care / Edition 4

Clinical Guide to Wound Care / Edition 4

by Springhouse Corporation, Hess, Cathy Thomas Hess
     
 

Here is the new Fourth Edition of the only one-in-all portable guide to wound care, healing strategies, and wound care products. Illustrated profiles of more than 250 products: trade name, product category, forms, action, indications, contraindications, application, and removal. Treatment guidelines and algorithms for selecting and using the most appropriate product… See more details below

Overview

Here is the new Fourth Edition of the only one-in-all portable guide to wound care, healing strategies, and wound care products. Illustrated profiles of more than 250 products: trade name, product category, forms, action, indications, contraindications, application, and removal. Treatment guidelines and algorithms for selecting and using the most appropriate product for any wound. Expanded coverage of pressure, vascular, and diabetic ulcers; wound healing fundamentals; importance of nutrition; documentation, legal issues, reimbursement guidelines, evidenced-based standards of practice, outcome management, and much more. Now includes payment codes, patient-teaching tips, and CME/CE credits.

Cathy T Hess RN, BSN, CWOCN

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781582551692
Publisher:
Springhouse Publishing Company
Publication date:
11/28/2001
Series:
Clinical Guide Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
5.18(w) x 7.44(h) x 0.98(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors and consultants
Foreword
Pt. 1Wound Care and Prevention1
Fundamentals of wound healing2
Nutrition assessment and therapy37
Pressure ulcers47
Venous and arterial ulcers63
Diabetic foot ulcers79
Wound assessment, documentation, and outcome management91
Legal and payment issues109
Pt. 2Wound Care Products119
Dressings120
Drugs435
Pt. 3Additional Dressings and Products443
App. ABody mass index458
App. BBraden scale460
App. CWagner ulcer grade classification464
App. DTreatment algorithm for pressure ulcers465
App. ETreatment algorithm for arteriol ulcers466
App. FTreatment algorithm for venous ulcers467
App. GTreatment algorithm for diabetic ulcers468
App. HTreatment algorithm for diabetic ulcer wound care469
Manufacturer resource guide470
Selected references474
Index476

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