Wound Care: A Collaborative Practice Manual for Physical Therapists and Nurses / Edition 2 by Barbara Bates-Jensen | 9780834219731 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Wound Care: A Collaborative Practice Manual for Physical Therapists and Nurses / Edition 2

Wound Care: A Collaborative Practice Manual for Physical Therapists and Nurses / Edition 2

by Barbara Bates-Jensen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0834219735

ISBN-13: 9780834219731

Pub. Date: 01/01/2001

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

The new edition is an evidence-based tool for both physical therapists and nurses in multiple settings, including acute care, outpatient rehabilitation, long-term care, and home care. It provides basic and advanced information on wound healing and therapies, and emphasizes clinical decision-making.

Overview

The new edition is an evidence-based tool for both physical therapists and nurses in multiple settings, including acute care, outpatient rehabilitation, long-term care, and home care. It provides basic and advanced information on wound healing and therapies, and emphasizes clinical decision-making.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780834219731
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
01/01/2001
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
712
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Part I—INTRODUCTION TO WOUND DIAGNOSIS

The Diagnostic Process
Wound Healing Biology and Chronic Wound Healing
Nutritional Assessment and Treatment
Assessment of the Skin and Wound
Wound Measurements
Tools to Measure Wound Healing
Vascular Evaluation

Part II—MANAGEMENT BY WOUND CHARACTERISTICS

Management of Necrotic Tissue
Management of Exudate and Infection
Management of Edema
Management of the Wound Environment with Dressings and Topical Agents
Management of the Wound Environment with Advanced Topics
Management of Scar

Part III—MANAGEMENT OF WOUND ETIOLOGY

Acute Surgical Wound Management
Pressure Ulcers: Pathophysiology and Prevention
Management of Pressure by Therapeutic Positioning
Diagnosis and Management of Vascular Ulcers
Management of the Neuropathic Foot
Management of the Skin and Nails
Management of Malignant Wounds and Fistulas

Part IV—MANAGEMENT OF WOUND HEALING WITH PHYSICAL THERAPY TECHNOLOGIES

Electrical Stimulation for Wound Healing
Pulsed Electromagnetic Fields
Ultraviolet Light and Wound Healing
Therapeutic and Diagnostic Ultrasound
Whirlpool
Pulsatile Lavage with Suction

Appendices
Glossary

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