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Wound Care

A Collaborative Practice Manual for Health Professionals

Publication Date: October 14, 2011
Availability: In Stock
ISBN/ISSN: 9781608317158
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Designed for health care professionals in multiple disciplines and clinical settings, this comprehensive, evidence-based wound care text provides basic and advanced information on wound healing and therapies and emphasizes clinical decision-making. The text integrates the latest scientific findings with principles of good wound care and provides a complete set of current, evidence-based practices.

This edition features a full color design with color images, a new chapter on burn management, and a new chapter on hyperbaric oxygen therapy. Technological advances covered include ultrasound for wound debridement, laser treatments, and a single-patient-use disposable device for delivering pulsed radio frequency.


--NEW! Chapter on burn management
--NEW! Chapter on hyperbaric oxygen therapy
--NEW! Full color design with full color images
--Chapter on wound pain management presents the latest evidence on wound pain as well as pharmaceutical and nonpharmaceutical wound pain interventions
--Chapter on negative pressure wound therapy sets forth step-by-step procedures that show how to use this therapy on many types of hard-to-heal wounds
--Coverage of technologic advances such as the use of ultrasound for wound debridement, laser, and a single patient use disposable device for delivering pulsed radio frequency provide the most current information available in the field
--A multidisciplinary team of authors and contributors present their various approaches and viewpoints in order to provide a variety of strategies and tactics for dealing with all types of wounds and all stages of wound care.
--Step-by-step wound care procedures help to confidently administer both standard and cutting-edge wound care interventions and therapies.
--Patient teaching guidelines highlight critical points that patients and caregivers need to understand.
--Clinical Wisdom within the chapters apply the material to a clinical setting.  
--Clinical case studies at the end of each chapter show how to incorporate the information from the text into everyday practice.


Carrie Sussman DPT, PT
Owner, Sussman Physical Therapy, Inc., Torrance, CA

Barbara Bates-Jensen PhD, RN, CWOCN
Assistant Professor, UCLA School of Nursing, UCLA School of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Geriatric Research, Education Clinical Center, Reseda, CA

Edition: 4
ISBN/ISSN: 9781608317158
Product Format: Hardbound
Trim Size: 8.375 x 10.875
Pages: 832
Pub Date: October 14, 2011
Weight: 5.45


PART I Introduction to Wound Care Diagnosis
Chapter 1 The Wound Care Process
Chapter 2 Skin and Soft Tissue Anatomy andWound Healing Physiology
Chapter 3 Assessment of the Patient, Skin and Wound 
Chapter 4 Wound Measurements and Prediction of Healing
Chapter 5 Tools to Measure Wound Healing 
Chapter 6 Vascular Assessment
Chapter 7 Nutritional Assessment and Treatment
PART II Management by Wound Etiology
Chapter 8 Management of the Acute Surgical Wound
Chapter 9 Management of Pressure Ulcers: Pathophysiology and Prevention
Chapter 10 Management of Pressure by Therapeutic Positioning
Chapter 11 Management and Diagnosis of Vascular Ulcers
Chapter 12 Management of the Neuropathic Foot
Chapter 13 Management of Common Foot Problems
Chapter 14 Management of Malignant Cutaneous Wounds and Fistulas
Chapter 15 Management of Burns
Chapter 16 Management of Scar  
PART III Management by Wound Characteristics
Chapter 17 Management of Necrotic Tissue
Chapter 18Management of Exudate and Infection
Chapter 19 Management of Edema
Chapter 20 Management of the Wound Environment with Dressings and Topical Agents
Chapter 21 Management of the Wound Environment with Advanced Therapies
Chapter 22 Management of Wound Pain 
PART IV Management of Wound Healing with Biophysical Agents
Chapter 23 Electrical Stimulation for Wound Healing
Chapter 24 Induced Electrical Stimulation: Pulsed Radio Frequency and Pulsed Electromagnetic Fields
Chapter 25 Phototherapy in Wound Management
Chapter 26 Therapeutic and Diagnostic Ultrasound
Chapter 27 Hydrotherapy
Chapter 28 Pulsatile Lavage with Suction
Chapter 29 Negative Pressure Wound Therapy
Chapter 30 Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy 


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