Wound Management: Principles and Practices / Edition 3

Wound Management: Principles and Practices / Edition 3

by Betsy Myers
     
 

WOUND MANAGEMENT: PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES, 3/e is the most complete, up-to-date wound management learning resource for clinicians and students. It first reviews the basic science of wound care, including normal tissue anatomy, wound healing, and factors that adversely affect healing. Next, it covers examinations and interventions for

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WOUND MANAGEMENT: PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES, 3/e is the most complete, up-to-date wound management learning resource for clinicians and students. It first reviews the basic science of wound care, including normal tissue anatomy, wound healing, and factors that adversely affect healing. Next, it covers examinations and interventions for patients with open wounds, including holistic patient management. It then focuses on specific wound types, including arterial and venous insufficiency ulcers, pressure ulcers, neuropathic ulcers, and burns. Pedagogical tools include: key terms, chapter objectives, tables, figures, photographs, checkpoint and review questions, extensive documentation practice, and detailed case studies. This edition is extensively updated for current research and practice, and adds new coverage of lymphedema and billing/documentation, as well as a new website containing many new learning resources.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131395244
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
02/23/2011
Pages:
504
Sales rank:
102,651
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

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

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. Lymphedema

16. Miscellaneous Wounds

17. Basic Dermatology

APPENDICES

Appendix A. Glossary

Appendix B. Case Studies

Appendix C. Answers to Checkpoint and Chapter Review Questions

Appendix D. Wound Care Billing and Coding Lam Le, MD, CWSP, FACHM, FAPWCA

Appendix E. Total Contact Casting Procedure and Patient Instructions

Appendix F. Internet Wound Care Resources

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