Comprehensive Wound Management / Edition 2

Comprehensive Wound Management / Edition 2

by Glenn Irion
     
 

"Take your wound management and treatment skills to the next level with Comprehensive Wound Management, Second Edition. Both physical therapy students and practicing clinicians of varying wound experience will be well prepared to identify and treat a variety of wounds beyond those covered in traditional textbooks such as pressure, neuropathic, venous, and arterial

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"Take your wound management and treatment skills to the next level with Comprehensive Wound Management, Second Edition. Both physical therapy students and practicing clinicians of varying wound experience will be well prepared to identify and treat a variety of wounds beyond those covered in traditional textbooks such as pressure, neuropathic, venous, and arterial ulcers." Comprehensive Wound Management, Second Edition by Dr. Glenn Irion is a unique text that covers the spectrum of acute and chronic wounds. This encompassing text includes full color images, as well as chapter discussions on each type of intervention, prevention strategies, and administrative concerns that impact the delivery of wound management services.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781556428333
Publisher:
SLACK, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/01/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
590,183
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 11.20(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents



Contents


Dedication
Acknowledgments
About the Author
Preface

Unit I: Basic Science
Chapter 1 Anatomy and Physiology of Skin
Chapter 2 Normal Wound Healing
Chapter 3 Abnormal Wound Healing
Chapter 4 Nutrition

Unit II: The Patient
Chapter 5 History Taking and Tests and Measures
Chapter 6 Physical Examination

Unit III: The Wound
Chapter 7 Etiologies of Common Wounds
Chapter 8 Assessing Wounds

Unit IV: Interventions
Chapter 9 Infection Control
Chapter 10 Pain Control
Chapter 11 Wound Bed Preparation
Chapter 12 Dressings
Chapter 13 Scar Management
Chapter 14 Adjunct Interventions
Chapter 15 Thermal Injuries
Chapter 16 Special Cases

Unit V: Nonpatient Interventions
Chapter 17 Documentation
Chapter 18 Plan of Care
Chapter 19 Regulations, Reimbursement, Psychosocial Issues

Appendix: Wound Care Resources
Index
 

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