Leg Ulcer Management / Edition 1

Leg Ulcer Management / Edition 1

by Christine Moffatt, Ruth Martin, Rachael Smithdale
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405134763

ISBN-13: 9781405134767

Pub. Date: 06/28/2007

Publisher: Wiley

Leg Ulcer Management provides an accessible practical guide for nurses treating patients with leg ulceration. It examines ulcer types and causes of leg ulceration and draws upon international position statements on wound pain, wound bed preparation, wound infection and compression therapy to provide guidelines for effective evidence-based care. Each chapter

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Overview

Leg Ulcer Management provides an accessible practical guide for nurses treating patients with leg ulceration. It examines ulcer types and causes of leg ulceration and draws upon international position statements on wound pain, wound bed preparation, wound infection and compression therapy to provide guidelines for effective evidence-based care. Each chapter includes learning outcomes, procedures, competencies, case studies, and clinical scenarios.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405134767
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/28/2007
Series:
Essential Clinical Skills for Nurses Series, #10
Pages:
440
Product dimensions:
4.90(w) x 7.30(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Ch 1 Introduction.

Ch 2 Causes of Leg Ulceration.

Ch 3 An assessment framework.

Ch 4 Understanding non-invasive vascular assessment.

Ch 5 Assessment and management of pain.

Ch 6 The psychological impact of leg ulceration.

Ch 7 Improving concordance in leg ulcer management.

Ch 8 Wound bed preparation.

Ch 9 Wound infection.

Ch 10 Compression therapy.

Ch 11 Venous ulceration.

Ch 12 Ischaemic ulceration.

Ch 13 Diabetic foot ulceration.

Ch 14 Mixed aetiology ulceration.

Ch 15 Adjunctive and novel therapies

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