Wound Management: Principles and Practice / Edition 1

Wound Management: Principles and Practice / Edition 1

by Betsy Myers
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130407763

ISBN-13: 9780130407764

Pub. Date: 01/21/2003

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Wound Management is a comprehensive resource that covers the broad spectrum of managing patients with open wounds. Appropriate for both practicing clinicians and students, this resource takes a holistic approach to treatment, with an emphasis on the patient -- not the wound. It begins by covering anatomy and adverse effects, then provides an overview of examination,

Overview

Wound Management is a comprehensive resource that covers the broad spectrum of managing patients with open wounds. Appropriate for both practicing clinicians and students, this resource takes a holistic approach to treatment, with an emphasis on the patient -- not the wound. It begins by covering anatomy and adverse effects, then provides an overview of examination, intervention, and details specific wound types.

    Features:
  • FREE CD-ROM includes full-color images
  • Chapter-beginning key terms and chapter objectives highlight chapter content
  • Numerous tables, figures and photographs reinforce concepts
  • Checkpoint questions throughout each chapter reinforce comprehension
  • Chapter-ending review questions test understanding
  • Case studies turn concepts into real-world situations

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130407764
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
01/21/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 10.06(h) x 0.91(d)

Table of Contents

I. BASIC SCIENCE.

1. Integumentary Anatomy.
2. Wound Healing.
3. Factors Affecting Wound Healing.

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.

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.
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. Wound Care Resources.
Index.

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