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Clinical Guide To Skin And Wound Care

Author : Cathy Thomas Hess
ISBN : 9781609136796
Genre : Medical
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Accelerate your skin and wound care with the Clinical Guide to Skin and Wound Care, Seventh Edition. This compact and sensibly organized guide is vital to providing optimal care. Look forward to: * Updated advice on skin care products helps you make the right choices. * Current documentation regulations, so that you can properly illustrate wound healing. * New chapters on lymphedema and best practices. * Profiles of more than 300 products, in A to Z organization for easy identification. * Benchmark outcomes help you take your care to the next level... and more. You'll accurately assess, plan, and monitor wound care using the most current, best nursing practices. This useful resource will help both clinicians and institutions deliver wound care that's both appropriate for patient needs and cost-effective for the institution. Featuring important new information on documentation regulations, including helpful checklists, and offering take-away highlights in every chapter, this useful resource also provides new content on lymphedema management guidelines, negative pressure wound therapy, and capturing data using today's media capabilities. Part 1 covers the fundamentals of skin and wound care, including assessment, treatment, prevention, nutrition, and documentation. From identifying patients at risk for wounds to achieving compliance for self-care, this is the companion you'll rely on day after day. You'll gain a deeper understanding of chronic wounds, accurately interpret lab values and adapt your care, develop a proper skin and wound care formulary, expertly manage tissue load, and understand and apply the wound care regulatory process. Part 2 offers profiles and photos of hundreds of skin and wound care products, all categorized and alphabetized for easy reference. You'll find a wealth of NEW advice on the skin care products you use most, including cleansers, moisture barriers, antifungal and antimicrobial treatments, therapeutic moisturizers, liquid skin protectants, and others. The Seventh edition of Clinical Guide to Skin and Wound Care also includes a full-color wound photo section, wound checklists, and much more.

Wound Care

Author : Cathy Thomas Hess
ISBN : 1582552940
Genre : Medical
File Size : 48. 94 MB
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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. Part I provides detailed guidelines on wound care and prevention and related professional and legal issues. Part II features profiles and photographs of over 300 wound care products. Part III contains charts of over 200 additional dressings and products. Appendices include assessment tools and multiple treatment algorithms. A manufacturer resource guide includes addresses, telephone numbers, Websites, and manufacturer-sponsored educational programs.

Wound Care Essentials

Author : Sharon Baranoski
ISBN : 9781469889146
Genre : Medical
File Size : 84. 82 MB
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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.

Wound Care

Author : Carrie Sussman
ISBN : 0781774446
Genre : Medical
File Size : 73. 24 MB
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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 new chapter on wound pain management and a chapter showing how to use negative pressure therapy on many types of hard-to-heal wounds. Technological advances covered include ultrasound for wound debridement, laser treatments, and a single-patient-use disposable device for delivering pulsed radio frequency.

Wound Healing And Skin Integrity

Author : Madeleine Flanagan
ISBN : 9781118442067
Genre : Medical
File Size : 73. 98 MB
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This comprehensive text integrates related aspects of wound management, skin integrity and dermatology into a convenient, one-stop resource. It explores the theories underpinning wound management and skin integrity by reviewing the supporting evidence and making practical recommendations for busy clinicians. Wound Healing and Skin Integrity discusses current and future trends in the management of wounds and maintenance of skin integrity in respect to international healthcare initiatives and summarises the principles of maintaining healthy skin to provide a practical guide that is accessible to clinicians regardless of professional background. The title fulfils the inter-professional learning agenda and will be of interest to a wide range of clinicians, including doctors; wound management, dermatology and palliative care nurse specialists; community nurses; podiatrists; pharmacists; and anyone responsible for managing patients with impaired skin integrity. Key features: A practical, accessible, evidence-based manual on wound care and skin integrity Integrates related aspects of skin integrity, wound management and dermatology previously found in separate texts into one comprehensive resource Written from a broad international perspective with contributions from key international opinion leaders from Australia, UK, Canada and Europe Promotes international practice development in relation to management of skin integrity and chronic wounds Full colour illustrations throughout Defines key terms, relates anatomy and physiology to clinical practice and provides a summary of easily accessible online learning resources Includes practical tips from expert practitioners, commonly presented clinical queries and discussion of professional issues related to skin integrity

Fast Facts For Wound Care Nursing

Author : Zelia A. Kifer, RN, BSN, CWS
ISBN : 9780826107763
Genre : Medical
File Size : 27. 20 MB
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"This book is a user-friendly, real-world guide to assessing and managing any type of wound. The author presents vital information for nurses and nursing students who provide wound care in any setting...a wonderful resource for nurses."--The AORN Journal (Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses) "Wound care is arguably the single most difficult topic in medicine. It has no defined solution like insulin for the diabetic...no easy strategy that covers all wounds...we are so tremendously blessed when [a wound care specialist] like Zelia carves out time to capture a career of experiences in text so that it can be shared with others. We are indebted to her for making this important contribution to the clinician's armament for dealing with [the] difficult-to-heal wounds of their patients." Bruce Gibbins, PhD Founder, Chief Technical Officer and Chairman of the Board of AcryMed, Inc. Former faculty at the University of Otago Medical School Using the concise, compact Fast Facts format, this guide encompasses the multitude of new healing technologies and presents important breakthroughs in understanding why some wounds don't heal. Each chapter builds, step-by-step, on the essential principles of wound care including wound assessment and documentation, the spectrum of wounds from simple to complex, wound treatment guidelines and protocols, and the legal aspects and regulations surrounding wound care. This user-friendly guide organizes the vast amount of information relating to wound care products and eases the complexity of wound management. A "Fast Facts in a Nutshell" section in each chapter provides quick access to important wound care principles, and bullet-point information and tables enable readers to quickly locate relevant information. This guide will be a useful companion in the day-to-day care of wound patients, reinforcing knowledge needed in all practice settings, including acute care, critical care, long-term care, home care, operating room, and outpatient settings. Key Features: Organizes and simplifies a vast amount of wound care information into a compact, user-friendly format Addresses wound care assessment, protocol, and treatment of the spectrum of wounds from simple to complex for all levels of practitioners Encompasses new healing technologies and information regarding difficult-to-heal wounds Presents comprehensive wound care algorithms, dressings, debridement procedures, ostomy care, optimal surface and equipment for wound patients, and adjunctive therapies

Quick Reference To Wound Care

Author : Pamela Brown
ISBN : 9781449695712
Genre : Medical
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Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition. Quick Reference to Wound Care: Palliative, Home, and Clinical Practices, Fourth Edition provides healthcare professionals with the essentials necessary to deliver the best wound care in a cost-effective manner. Updated to reflect current wound care treatments and products, it includes wound assessment, the healing process, the basics of wound management, topical treatments, and management of the major wound types. * New chapter on palliative wound care * New contributors discuss long-term care and federal changes in documentation and assessment for patients in long-term care facilitates * Home care chapter outlines several significant Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) changes

The Care Of Wounds

Author : Carol Dealey
ISBN : 9781118276181
Genre : Medical
File Size : 34. 18 MB
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The 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 previous edition. It includes chapters on the physiology of wound healing, general principles of wound management, wound management products, and the management of patients with both acute and chronic wounds. The title is an essential read for all nurses and healthcare professionals working in the field of tissue viability and wound healing. Comprehensive and clinically-oriented Examines best practice in wound management Incorporates national and international clinical guidelines where applicable Superbly illustrated with full colour throughout

Wound Care At A Glance

Author : Ian Peate
ISBN : 9781118995556
Genre : Medical
File Size : 78. 34 MB
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Wound Care at a Glance combines superb illustrations with accessible and informative text to make the key concepts of wound care easy to understand. Providing practical guidance for all healthcare professionals who care for people with wounds, or who have an interest in this complex area of healthcare, it succinctly addresses a wide range of issues including relevant anatomy and physiology, psychological issues, physical care considerations, patient safety issues, legal and ethical issues, and various treatment and management options.

Wound Ostomy And Continence Nurses Society Core Curriculum Continence Management

Author : WOUND, OSTOMY AND CONTINENCE NURSES SOCIETY®
ISBN : 9781496323200
Genre : Medical
File Size : 82. 39 MB
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Continence Management, First Edition, is one of three volumes in the series that follows the Curriculum Blueprint designed by the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society (WOCN). It is the ideal reference for anyone seeking certification as a wound, ostomy, or continence nurse, as well as anyone who manages patients with urinary or fecal incontinence, as well as bowel dysfunction.

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