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The Care of Wounds: A Guide for Nurses
by Carol Dealey
of wounds is becoming increasingly complex with the constantly expanding range
of wound management products and technologies. This text provides an essential
resource in effective and efficient wound-care management.
Wound Care: A Handbook for Community Nurses
by Joy Rainey
day-to-day responsibility for wound management is a role usually undertaken by
nurses. It includes assessing the wound, selecting an appropriate treatment, and
evaluating the patients' progress.
Wound Care Made Incredibly Easy!
discusses the fundamentals of wound care, including skin anatomy and physiology,
causes of wounds, and wound healing. Wound classification and assessment are covered,
along with detailed instruction in wound care procedures.
Clinical Guide to Wound Care
by Thomas Hess
Expanded and completely
updated with the newest wound care products, this handbook is the only all in
one portable guide to wound care and prevention strategies with more than 300
dressings, drugs, and other products for every type of wound.
Wound Care Nursing: A Patient-Centred Approach
by Sue Bale, Vanessa
Assuming little or no specialist knowledge of wound care, this book
introduces the reader to a nursing framework for wound care, which focuses on
the patient and their nursing care, rather than simply on the wound. Both students
and practicing nurses in hospitals and the community will find this book an informative
textbook and a stimulating reference for critical evaluation of practice. For
wound care specialists, it will provide an invaluable source for teaching.
Wound Care Essentials: Practice Principles
comprehensive yet concise wound care handbook was written by two outstanding wound
care specialists, with contributions from more than 15 well-respected experts
in the field. All aspects of wound care are covered: wound healing, wound assessment,
and treatment options for all types of wounds. There is an emphasis on nutrition
and quality of life for patients with chronic wounds, and a full chapter is devoted
to pain associated with wounds and wound care. The legal and regulatory aspects
associated with skin integrity are explored. The unusual wounds that result from
malignant ulcers, vasculitis, pyoderma gangrenosum, and calciphylaxis are covered,
as well as the wound care needs of special population groups.
Chronic Wound Care: A Problem Based Learning Approach
by Moya Morison,
A problem-based learning approach is used in this new book
new wound care. The book is a valuable resource whether the approach taken is
teaching the subject as 'pure' PBL, a hybrid approach, or where a more traditional
approach is being taken.
Quick Reference to Wound Care
Brown, a clinical specialist
for wound and ostomy care at St. Joseph-Baptist Hospital, and Maloy, manager of
the wound center at Battle Creek Health Care System, present practical information
on wound and ostomy care and outline steps for assessing, documenting, and treating
common wound types. Includes step-by-step procedures, case studies.
A-Z Dictionary of Wound Care
Fiona Collins, Sylvie Hampton, Richard
This is a sound text on all aspects of wound care and management.
Laid out in dictionary format, it pulls together a lot of the terminology around
wound care, and has several pages of quality colour photos of a lot of wounds,
focusing particularly on leg ulcers and pressure sores. Recommended as a reference
text for all levels of experience.
The Royal Marsden Hospital Handbook of Wound Management in Cancer Care
Naylor, Diane Laverty, Jane Mallett
"The handbook is well constructed
and referenced...it is a comprehensive resource for clinicians in cancer and palliative
care settings. " - Journal of Wound Care This easy-to-read book ... is a
handy size for use in every day clinical practice' - European Journal of Cancer
Quick Reference to Wound Care
Pamela Brown, Donna Oddo, Julie Phelps
Shows health care professionals how to provide optimal wound care
in the most cost-effective manner possible. Covers the most common wound types
and outlines how to assess, document, and treat them. Offers step-by-step procedures
illustrated with b&w and color photos, and case studies of difficult scenarios.
Nurse's Clinical Guide to Wound Care
by Cathy Thomas Hess
reference aims to help nurses choose the most effective wound care products for
their patients. Profiles describe more than 140 products arranged by generic product
type and trade name. Actions, indications, conrtrainidcations, application and
supply are all covered for each product.
Basic Principles of Wound Care
M. Mulder, N. Small, Y. Botma, L. Ziady,
Nursing, physiotherapy, medical students and others involved
in caring for patients now have a comprehensively written guide to specialising
in wound care. This text gives full coverage to all aspects of caring for wounds
from the anatomy and physiology of the skin to the specialist treatment of wounds
in diabetics and patients suffering from burns. In addition to be a detailed and
comprehensive textbook for students, its current content, liberally illustrated
with diagrams and tables to aid understanding, lends itself to being a handy reference
to those training in the emergency services, pharmacists and others in the medical
Wound Care: A Collaborative Practice Manual for Physical Therapists and Nurses
Barbara M. Bates-Jensen, Carrie Sussman
The new edition is an evidence-based
tool for both physical therapists and nurses in multiple settings, including acute
care, outpatient rehabilitation, long-term care, and home care. It provides basic
and advanced information on wound healing and therapies, and emphasizes clinical
decision-making. FEATURES: Coverage of Stage I pressure ulcer definition, new
wound care products, the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel's Pressure Ulcer
Scale for Healing (PUSH) tool, and new pressure ulcer monitoring by the CDC New
chapters have been added on nutrition assessment, management of the recalcitrant
wound and advanced therapies, management of skin and nails, management of malignant
wounds and fistulas, and ultraviolet light and wound healing. New sections have
been added on vacuum-assisted wound closure, warm-up therapy, growth factors,
and skin substitutes.