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Author Bryant, Ruth A.

Title Acute & chronic wounds : current management concepts / [edited by] Ruth A. Bryant, Denise P. Nix
Edition Third edition
Published St. Louis, Mo. : Elsevier Mosby, 2007


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Description xiv, 674 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
regular print
Contents Principles for practice development / Ruth A. Bryant & Denise P. Nix -- The multidisciplinary team approach / Finn Gottrup, Denise P. Nix, & Ruth A. Bryant -- Anatomy and physiology of skin and soft tissue / Annette B. Wysocki -- Wound-healing physiology / Dorothy B. Doughty & Bonnie Sparks-DeFriese -- Molecular regulation of wound healing / Gregory Schultz -- Skin pathology and types of damage / Ruth A. Bryant & Richard A.F. Clark -- Patient assessment and evaluation of healing / Denise P. Nix -- Nutritional assessment and support / Nancy A. Stotts -- Wound infection: diagnosis and management / Nancy A. Stotts -- Wound debridement / Janet M. Ramundo -- Acute surgical and traumatic wounds / JoAnne D. Whitney -- Mechanical forces: pressure, shear, and friction / Barbara Pieper -- Support surfaces / Denise P. Nix -- Skin care needs of the obese patient / Susan Gallagher Camden -- Lower-extremity ulcers of vascular etiology / Dorothy B. Doughty & Rhonda Holbrook -- Neuropathic wounds: the diabetic wound / Vickie R. Driver, Mary Anne Landowski, & J.L. Madsen -- Foot and nail care / Tara L. Beuscher -- Massive tissue loss: burns / Jill Evans -- Principles of wound management / Bonnie Sue Rolstad & Liza G. Ovington -- Devices and technology in wound care / Rita A. Frantz ... [et al.] -- The role of surgery in wound healing / Joyce M. Black & Steven B. Black -- Oncology-related skin damage / Margaret T. Goldberg & Margaret McGinn-Byer -- Management of drain sites and fistulas / Ruth A. Bryant & Bonnie Sue Rolstad -- Management of gastrointestinal feeding tubes / Ruth A. Bryant -- Managing wound pain / Diane L. Krasner, Dag Shapshak, & Harriet W. Hopf -- Facilitating adaptation / Denise P. Nix & Ben Peire -- Billing, coding, and reimbursement / Ruth A. Bryant, Ben Peirce, & Kathleen D. Schaum -- Appendixes -- Glossary
Summary This text is a resource for clinicians challenged with the care of acute surgical wounds and various types of chronic wounds. It provides a knowledge base for understanding wound care, including the structure of the skin, its functions, types of skin damage, physiology of wound healing, and more
Notes Previous ed.: published as by Ruth A. Bryant. St Louis, Mo.; London: Mosby, 2000
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Nursing.
Skin -- Ulcers -- Nursing.
Surgical wound infections -- Nursing.
Wound healing.
Wounds and injuries -- Nursing.
Surgical dressings.
Wounds and injuries -- Treatment.
Skin -- Ulcers -- Nursing.
Surgical wound infections -- Nursing.
Nursing Care.
Wound Healing.
Wounds and Injuries.
Wounds and Injuries -- nursing.
Enterostomy -- nursing.
Patient Care Planning.
Wound Healing.
Author Nix, Denise
LC no. 2007279189
ISBN 0323030742 (hbk.)
Other Titles Acute and chronic wounds