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Author Benbow, M. (Maureen)

Title Evidence-based wound management / by Maureen Benbow
Published London : Whurr, [2005]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  617.1 Ben/Ebw  AVAILABLE
Description x, 249 pages, 8 unnumbered leave of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents Ch. 1. Wound care : past beliefs and practices -- Ch. 2. Cells, tissues and skin -- Ch. 3. What is a wound? -- Ch. 4. The patient with a wound -- Ch. 5. Diagnosing and assessing wounds -- Ch. 6. Documenting wound care -- Ch. 7. Basic tools for providing the optimal wound healing environment -- Ch. 8. Modern wound management technologies -- Ch. 9. Managing infected wounds -- Ch. 10. Classification and treatment of different wound types : chronic wounds -- Ch. 11. Classification and treatment of different wound types : acute wounds -- Ch. 12. The incidence and prevalence of wounds -- Ch. 13. Case studies -- Ch. 14. Professional guidance for practitioners
Summary "The book contains the evidence-based knowledge that will enable practitioners to provide high quality wound management in all settings. Students of healthcare, as well as qualified practitioners, will find this essential reading to help them understand the complexity of this important subject, and to enable them to consolidate their knowledge and so enhance their practice."--BOOK JACKET
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Evidence-based medicine.
Wounds and injuries -- Treatment.
Wounds and Injuries.
Wound Healing.
Wound Infection.
Evidence-Based Medicine.
LC no. 00002716
ISBN 1861564740 paperback
Other Titles Wound management