--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.
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.