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Acute and Chronic Wounds Current Management Concepts

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ISBN-10: 0323069436

ISBN-13: 9780323069434

Edition: 4th 2012

Authors: Ruth Bryant, Denise Nix

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Reflecting the latest technologic advances and therapies, the extensively revised new edition of Ruth Bryant and Denise Nix's Acute and Chronic Wounds: Current Management Concepts remains your #1 source for today's best information on wound care. Using a strong nursing process and multidisciplinary approach, this best-selling title is an all-inclusive resource for anyone involved in the care of acute surgical wounds and all types of chronic wounds. Continues to be an ideal study tool for certification and a practical reference for general wound care. Features risk assessment scales that help determine a patient's risk for developing a wound. Provides guidelines to assist in the care of…    
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Book details

List price: $88.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 12/31/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 648
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.630
Language: English

Foundations of Wound Care
Principles for Practice Development
Billing, Reimbursement, and Setting up a Clinic NEW!
Anatomy and Physiology of Skin and Soft Tissue
Wound Healing Physiology
Types of Skin Damage and Differential Diagnosis
Skin and Wound Inspection and Assessment
Pressure Ulcers
Pressure Ulcers: Impact, Etiology, and Classification
Developing and Maintaining a Pressure Ulcer Program NEW!
Pressure Redistribution Support Surfaces
Lower Extremity Wounds
Lower Extremity Assessment
Arterial Ulcers
Venous Ulcers
Neuropathic Wounds: The Diabetic Wound
Foot and Nail Care
Wound Management
Wound Bioburden and Infection
Wound Debridement
Topical Management: Cleansing and Dressings
Biophysical and Biological Agents
Skin Substitutes and Extracellular Matrix Scaffolds NEW!
Molecular and Cellular Regulators
Negative Pressure Wound Therapy
Hyperbaric Oxygenation
Electrical Stimulation
Ultraviolet Light and Ultrasound
Critical Cofactors
Wound Pain: Impact and Assessment
Managing Wound Pain
Nutritional Assessment and Support
Perfusion and Oxygenation NEW!
Noncompliance or Barriers to a Sustainable Plan?
Acute and Traumatic Wounds
Intrinsic Skin Diseases and Uncommon Cutaneous Wounds NEW!
Traumatic Wounds: Bullets, Blasts, and Vehicle Crashes NEW!
Healing Wounds through Reconstructive Surgery
Assessment and Management of the Surgical Incision NEW!
Special Patient Populations
Skin Care Needs of the Obese Patient
Skin Care Needs of the Neonatal and Pediatric Patient NEW!
Managing Wounds in Palliative Care NEW!
Patients with Draining Wounds and Fistulas
Patients with Percutaneous Tubes
Self-Assessment Exercises
Documentation Tools
Policies, Procedures, and Decision-Making Tools