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Wound Management: Principles and Practice / Edition 2

Wound Management: Principles and Practice / Edition 2

by Betsy Myers, Meyers
     
 

ISBN-10: 0132294567

ISBN-13: 9780132294560

Pub. Date: 08/24/2007

Publisher: Prentice Hall

This comprehensive book concisely presents today's clinicians with relevant information on the management of patients with open wounds, and addresses wounds not usually found in other books–wounds due to burns, lymph edema, surgery, bites, radiation, and other types of trauma. Its clinically useful format emphasizes material that can be directly applied to

Overview

This comprehensive book concisely presents today's clinicians with relevant information on the management of patients with open wounds, and addresses wounds not usually found in other books–wounds due to burns, lymph edema, surgery, bites, radiation, and other types of trauma. Its clinically useful format emphasizes material that can be directly applied to the real world of patient care, and focuses on the patient rather than the wound.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132294560
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
08/24/2007
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
504
Product dimensions:
7.97(w) x 9.98(h) x 1.05(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction ix

Section I Basic Science

1 Integumentary Anatomy

2 Wound Healing

3 Factors Affecting Wound Healing

Section II Wound Examination and Interventions

4 Examination of Patients with Open Wounds

5 Debridement

6 Management of Infection

7 Dressing Selection and Bandaging

8 Electrotherapeutic Modalities, Physical Agents, and Mechanical Modalities

9 Holistic Management of Patients with Wounds

Section III Wound Types

10 Arterial Insufficiency Ulcers

11 Venous Insufficiency Ulcers

12 Pressure Ulcers

13 Neuropathic Ulcers

14 Burns

15 Miscellaneous Wounds

16 Basic Dermatology

Appendices

Appendix A: Glossary

Appendix B: Case Studies

Appendix C: Answers to Checkpoint and Chapter Review Questions

Appendix D: Total Contact Casting Procedure and Patient Instructions

Appendix E: Internet Wound Care Resources

Index

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