Wound Care Essentials Practice Principles

ISBN-10: 1451113048

ISBN-13: 9781451113044

Edition: 3rd 2012 (Revised)

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This essential clinical reference in the specialty of wound care is the go-to guide for Registered Nurses, Physical Therapists,  Physicians,  Podiatrists,  Long Term Care professionals and others shouldering the responsibility of finding effective solutions in treating both common and atypical wound problems. Written by renowned wound care experts Sharon Baranoski and Elizabeth Ayello, in collaboration with an interdisciplinary team of experts, this handbook  covers all aspects of wound assessment, treatment, and care. It also covers topics that other text-references do not, including sickle cell wounds, atypical wounds, and an entire chapter devoted to special populations. The book is divided into two parts. The first is Wound Care Concepts, which provides in-depth information on need-to-know topics, including assessment, wound healing, treatment options, pain management, and much more. The second section, Wound Classification and Management Strategies, covers the various types of wounds – including wounds such as pressure ulcers, arterial ulcers, diabetic foot ulcers, surgical wounds, and many others - and provides the strategies for their successful care.In addition, the third edition offers these new features:A separate chapter on tubes, drains, fistulas, and peristomal skin managementA separate chapter on the pediatric patientA chapter devoted to special populations, including the intensive care, spinal cord injury, and HIV/AIDS populations.More case studies to help illustrate the best approaches to wound care  More color photos than ever beforeIt also provides useful features to help the user better understand and utilize this valuable wound care information, including:Assessment GuidelinesChapter ObjectivesChapter ReferencesChapter SummariesEvidence-Based Practice featurePractice Points featureShow What You Know review questionsWhen it comes to providing the best care for patients, Wound Care Essentials is the gold standard.  All health care professionals will benefit from the wealth of information, up-to-date techniques and best practices Baranoski and Ayello provide for the very important, complex responsibility of wound care.    
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Book details

List price: $50.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 9/1/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 624
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.398
Language: English

Wound Care Concepts
Quality of Life and Ethical Issues
Regulation and Wound Care
Legal Aspects of Wound Care
Skin: An Essential Organ
Acute and Chronic Wound Healing
Wound Assessment
Wound Bioburden and Infection
Wound Debridement
Wound Treatment Options
Nutrition and Wound Care
Pressure Redistribution: Seating, Positioning, and Support Surfaces
Pain Management and Wounds
Wound Classifications and Management Strategies
Pressure Ulcers
Venous Disease and Lymphedema Management
Venous Disease
Arterial Ulcers
Diabetic Foot Ulcers
Sickle Cell Ulcers
Surgical Reconstruction of Wounds
Tube, Drain, and Fistula Management
Atypical Wounds
Wounds in Special Populations
Intensive Care Population
Spinal Cord Injury Population
HIV/AIDS Population
Bariatric Population
Pressure Ulcers in Neonatal and Pediatric Populations
Palliative Wound Care
Wound Care Perspectives: Present and Future
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