Wound care : a collaborative practice manual for health professionals /

Other Authors: Sussman, Carrie., Bates-Jensen, Barbara M.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2012
Edition: 4th ed.
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Table of Contents:
  • The wound care process
  • Skin and soft tissue anatomy and wound healing physiology
  • Assessment of the patient, skin, and wound
  • Wound measurements and prediction of healing
  • Tools to measure wound healing
  • Vascular evaluation
  • Assessment and treatment of nutrition
  • Management of acute surgical wounds
  • Pressure ulcers : pathophysiology, detection, and prevention
  • Management of pressure by therapeutic positioning
  • Management and diagnosis of vascular ulcers
  • Management of the neuropathic foot
  • Management of common foot problems
  • Management of malignant cutaneous wounds and fistulas
  • Management of burn injuries
  • Management of scar
  • Management of necrotic and nonviable tissue
  • Management of exudate, biofilms, and infection
  • Management of edema
  • Management of the wound environment with dressings and topical agents
  • Management of the wound environment with advanced therapies
  • Management of wound pain
  • Electrical stimulation for wound healing
  • Radio frequency and electromagnetic energy
  • Phototherapeutic applications for wound management
  • Therapeutic and diagnostic ultrasound
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Pulsatile lavage with suction
  • Management of the wound environment with negative pressure wound therapy
  • Hyperbaric oxygen therapy : management of the hypoxic wound.