Wounds and Lacerations Emergency Care and Closure (Expert Consult - Online and Print)

ISBN-10: 0323074189

ISBN-13: 9780323074186

Edition: 4th 2012

Authors: Alexander T. Trott

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With Wounds and Lacerations: Emergency Care and Closure, you'll get clear, concise guidance on the latest techniques and strategies for treating lacerations, wounds, and burns. This medical reference book will help you optimize every aspect of patient care based on current literature and guidelines.Expedite review and reference with a bulleted "Key Practice Points" section at the beginning of each chapter.Quickly reference the latest recommendations for tetanus and rabies prophylaxis.Implement the latest approaches for the use of ultrasound in foreign-body detection and removal; use of absorbable sutures on the face and hand; approaching complicated infections such as MRSA; managing chronic wounds seen in elderly and diabetic patients; applying new suture techniques and materials for pediatric patients; and updated recommendations for tetanus and rabies prophylaxis.Get step-by-step visual guidance on all aspects of wound care through more than 300 detailed line drawings and photographs showing techniques for wound assessment, irrigation, closure, wound dressing, foreign body removal, administration of local anesthesia, and follow-up care.Quickly find all the relevant information necessary to treat patients with material that focuses only on injuries that are handled by emergency physicians.On the scene or at the hospital, search the complete contents online at expertconsult.com.Master the art of healing wounds and lacerations with clear, concise guidance on everything from the patient's arrival in the ED to discharge and follow-up care.
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Book details

List price: $94.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 3/21/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 336
Size: 8.00" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

Emergency Wound Care: An Overview
Patient Evaluation and Wound Assessment
Anatomy of Wound Repair
Wound Healing and Cosmetic Outcome
Wound Care and the Pediatric Patient
Infiltration and Nerve Block Anesthesia
Wound Cleansing and Irrigation
Instruments, Suture Materials, and Closure Choices
Decisions before Closure: Timing, D�bridement, and Consultation
Basic Laceration Repair: Principles and Techniques
Complex Skin Wounds: Advanced Repair Techniques
Special Anatomic Sites
The Hand
Tissue Adhesives and Alternative Wound Closure
Bite Wounds
Common Wound Care Problems
Minor Thermal Burns
Cutaneous and Superficial Abscesses
Complicated, Chronic, and Aging Skin Wounds
Wound Dressing and Bandaging Techniques
Tetanus Immunity and Antibiotic Wound Prophylaxis
Suture Removal and Wound Aftercare
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