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Author Storch, Jill E.

Title Reconstructive plastic surgical nursing : clinical management & wound care / Jill E. Storch and Jan Rice
Published Oxford, UK ; Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., [2005]
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 470 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Peri-operative paediatric care in reconstructive plastic surgical nursing : the principles -- Skin grafts -- Microsurgery -- Reconstructive skin and soft tissue flaps -- The hand -- Replant surgery -- Tissue expansion -- Craniofacial reconstruction -- Ear reconstruction -- Camouflage prostheses : anaplastology osseointegration as a reconstructive process -- Urogenital reconstruction (hypospadias) -- Breast surgery : augmentation mammoplasty -- Body contouring : abdominoplasty -- Nasal surgery : rhinoplasty
Reconstructive plastic surgery nursing practice -- A clinical practice framework for modern reconstructive plastic surgical nursing -- Body image issues and reconstructive plastic surgery -- Primary clinical management definitions -- Itroduction to wound management within reconstructive plastic surgery nursing practice -- The functional anatomy of the skin and its appendages -- Physiology of the ageing of the skin -- Skin lesions : overview -- Wound bed repair (WBR) -- Principal clinical issues in the causes of wound breakdown and the failure of wounds to repair -- Applied nutritional issues in wound bed repair -- Wound bed assessment (WBA) -- Wound bed preparation (WBP) -- principles -- Wound dressings and bandage management : principles -- Pain associated with wounds and dresssing changes : principles of patient care -- Wound bed maintenance (WBM) -- Palliative wound bed management (PWBM-malignant) -- Palliative wound bed management--(PWBM-non-malignant) -- Principles of nursing discharge management and ambulatory care following reconstructive plastic surgery -- Wound management in the home and community healthcare facility following reconstructive surgery -- Peri-operative operating theatre (OT) / Room (OR) patient management : the essentials
Summary "Reconstructive Plastic Surgical Nursing" is a practical manual for all nurses involved in plastic surgical care. Plastic or reconstructive surgery serves to restore form and function following trauma (accidents, injuries and burns), congenital defects, or illness (cancer and neoplasms, pressure sores, and degenerative illness). Nursing these patients requires specialist training in complex clinical management and specialist wound care. This book is a unique definitive and comprehensive text for nurses providing a practical, highly illustrated guide to plastic surgical care
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Surgery, Plastic -- Nursing.
Wounds and injuries -- Nursing.
Perioperative Nursing -- methods.
Reconstructive Surgical Procedures.
Surgery, Plastic -- methods.
Wounds and Injuries -- nursing.
Form Electronic book
Author Rice, Jan, R.N.
Wiley InterScience (Online service)
LC no. 2004029531
ISBN 0470774657
1405101652 (paperback; alk. paper)
9781405101653 (paperback; alk. paper)
(paperback; alk. paper)