Wound Management: Principles and Practice / Edition 1by Betsy Myers
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, intervention, and details specific wound types.
- 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
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Table of ContentsI. BASIC SCIENCE.
2. Wound Healing.
3. Factors Affecting Wound Healing.
II. WOUND EXAMINATION AND INTERVENTIONS.
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.
11. Venous Insufficiency Ulcers.
12. Pressure Ulcers.
13. Neuropathic Ulcers.
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.
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