Acute & chronic wounds : current management concepts / [edited by] Ruth A. Bryant, Denise P. Nix.
Contributor(s): Bryant, Ruth A | Nix, Denise P.Material type: TextPublisher: St. Louis, Mo. : Elsevier/Mosby, c2012Edition: 4th ed.Description: xix, 627 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.ISBN: 9780323069434 (alk. paper); 0323069436 (alk. paper).Other title: Acute and chronic wounds.Uniform titles: Acute and chronic wounds. Subject(s): Surgical wound infections -- Nursing | Skin -- Ulcers -- Nursing | Wound healingDDC classification: 617/.9195
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Rev. ed. of: Acute and chronic wounds / [edited by] Ruth A. Bryant, Denise P. Nix. 3rd ed. c2007.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Principles for practice development -- Billing, reimbursement, and setting up a clinic -- Anatomy and physiology of skin and soft tissue -- Wound-healing physiology -- Types of skin damage and differential diagnosis -- Skin and wound inspection and assessment -- Pressure ulcers: impact, etiology, and classification -- Developing and maintaining a pressure ulcer prevention program -- Support surfaces -- Lower extremity assessment -- Arterial ulcers -- Venous ulcers -- Lymphedema -- Neuropathic wounds: the diabetic wound -- Foot and nail care -- Wound infection: diagnosis and management -- Wound debridement -- Topical management -- Skin substitutes and extracellular matrix scaffolds -- Molecular and cellular regulators -- Negative pressure wound therapy -- Hyperbaric oxygenation -- Electrical stimulation -- Ultraviolet light and ultrasound -- Wound pain: impact and assessment -- Managing wound pain -- Nutritional assessment and support -- Perfusion and oxygenation -- Noncompliance, nonadherence, or barriers to a sustainable plan? -- Intrinsic skin diseases and uncommon cutaneous wounds -- Traumatic wounds: bullets, blasts, and vehicle crashes -- Burns -- Reconstructive surgery -- Surgical wounds and incision -- Skin care needs of the obese patient care -- Skin care needs of the pediatric and neonatal patient -- Managing wounds in palliative care -- Management of draining wounds and fistulas -- Percutaneous tube management -- Self-assessment exercises -- Documentation tools -- Infrastructure support examples: policies, procedures, protocols, and decision-making tools.