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Title Acute & chronic wounds : current management concepts / [edited by] Ruth A. Bryant, Denise P. Nix
Edition Fourth edition
Published St. Louis, Mo. : Elsevier Mosby, [2012]


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 W'BOOL  617.14 Bry/Aac 2012  AVAILABLE
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Description xix, 627 pages, 20 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents Sect. I: Foundations -- Principles for practice development -- Billing, reimbursement, and setting up a clinic -- Anatomy and physiology of skin and soft tissue -- Wound-healing physiology -- Types of skin damage and differential diagnosis -- Skin and wound inspection and assessment -- Sect. II: Pressure Ulcers -- Pressure ulcers: impact, etiology, and classification -- Developing and maintaining a pressure ulcer prevention program -- Support surfaces -- Sect. III: Lower Extremity Wounds -- Lower extremity assessment -- Arterial ulcers -- Venous ulcers -- Lymphedema -- Neuropathic wounds: the diabetic wound -- Foot and nail care -- Sect. IV: Wound Bed Preparation -- Wound infection: diagnosis and management -- Wound debridement -- Topical management -- Sect. V: Biophysical and Biologic Agents -- Skin substitutes and extracellular matrix scaffolds -- Molecular and cellular regulators -- Negative pressure wound therapy -- Hyperbaric oxygenation -- Electrical stimulation -- Ultraviolet light and ultrasound -- Sect. VI: Critical Cofactors -- Wound pain: impact and assessment -- Managing wound pain -- Nutritional assessment and support -- Perfusion and oxygenation -- Noncompliance, nonadherence, or barriers to a sustainable plan? -- Sect. VII: Acute and Tramautic Wounds -- Intrinsic skin diseases and uncommon cutaneous wounds -- Traumatic wounds: bullets, blasts, and vehicle crashes -- Burns -- Reconstructive surgery -- Surgical wounds and incision -- Sect. VIII: Special Patient Populations -- Skin care needs of the obese patient care -- Skin care needs of the pediatric and neonatal patient -- Managing wounds in palliative care -- Management of draining wounds and fistulas -- Percutaneous tube management -- Appendix A: Self-assessment exercises -- Appendix B: Documentation tools -- Appendix C: Infrastructure support examples: policies, procedures, protocols, and decision-making tools
Notes Rev. ed. of: Acute and chronic wounds / [edited by] Ruth A. Bryant, Denise P. Nix. 3rd ed. c2007
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Surgical wound infections -- Nursing.
Skin -- Ulcers -- Nursing.
Wound healing.
Wounds and Injuries -- nursing.
Enterostomy -- nursing.
Patient Care Planning.
Wound Healing.
Author Bryant, Ruth A.
Nix, Denise P.
LC no. 2010038243
ISBN 9780323069434 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0323069436 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Other Titles Acute and chronic wounds
OTHER TI Acute and chronic wounds