Hyperbaric Nursing and Wound Care contains chapters devoted to evidence-based practice, performance improvement, and research, rendering it an essential resource for the nurse to examine why a practice occurs, as well as methodologies to aide in improvement of care. This book provides a foundation for the nurse to critically evaluate research in the field, and look at what is clinically significant. Additionally, this book incorporates the expertise of leading practitioners in the field, sharing their wealth of knowledge and experience. The up-to-date research and information will ensure that the reader is current on all aspects of nursing in the field of hyperbarics and wound care. A few notable chapters include:
Dr. Patrick Kimbrell's Essentials of Wound Care, which discusses his approach for a consistent methodology for wound evaluation, enabling the production of shortened healing times.
Dr. Craig Broussard's Hyperbaric Oxygen and the Diabetic Lower Extremity Wounds, which critically examines the management of the diabetic patient and expert nursing practices.
Dr. Robert Warriner's Physiology of Hyperbaric Treatment, which provides a detailed and understandable discussion of this critical aspect of HBO.