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Care of Wounds A Guide for Nurses

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ISBN-10: 140519569X

ISBN-13: 9781405195690

Edition: 4th 2012

Authors: Carol Dealey

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Care of Wounds addresses all aspects of holistic wound management. The fourth edition of this successful clinical text continues to reflect current research and evidence based practice, while incorporating the considerable developments which have occurred in wound care practice since the publication of the previous edition.  This book includes chapters on the physiology of wound healing, general principals of wound management, wound management products, and the management of patients with both acute and chronic wounds. Superbly illustrated with full colour illustrations throughout, Care of Wounds is of value to all nurses and healthcare professionals working in the field of tissue viability…    
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Book details

List price: $66.99
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/19/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 248
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.704
Language: English

Preface
The physiology of wound healing
Introduction
Definitions associated with wounds
The structure of the skin
Wound healing
Impaired wound healing
Conclusion
The management of patients with wounds
Introduction
Physical care
Psychological care
Spiritual care
General principles of wound management
Introduction
Wound assessment
Managing wounds
Documentation
Evaluating the dressing
Wound management products
Introduction
The Development of dressings through the ages
Traditional techniques
The use of lotions
Clinically effective wound management products
Modern wound management products
The management of patients with chronic wounds
Introduction
The prevention and management of pressure ulcers
The management of leg ulcers
Diabetic foot ulcers
The management of fungating wounds
The management of patients with acute wounds
Introduction
The care of surgical wounds
Traumatic wounds
The burn injury
Radiation reactions
The organisation of wound management
Introduction
Managing wounds in the community
Nurse specialists in wound care
Multiprofessional wound care
Wound healing centres
Conclusions
Index