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cover image - Acute and Chronic Wounds - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,5th Edition
ISBN: 9780323390491
Page Count: 648
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $72.99

Acute and Chronic Wounds - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 5th Edition

by Ruth Bryant, RN, MS, CWOCN and Denise Nix, RN, MS, CWOCN

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

cover image - Acute and Chronic Wounds - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,5th Edition
ISBN: 9780323390491
Page Count: 648
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $72.99
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Prevent and manage wounds with this expert, all-inclusive resource! Acute & Chronic Wounds: Current Management Concepts, 5th Edition provides the latest diagnostic and treatment guidelines to help you provide quality care for patients with wounds. This textbook presents an interprofessional approach to maintaining skin integrity and managing the numerous types of skin damage including topics that range from the physiology of wound healing, general principles of wound management, vulnerable patient populations, management of percutaneous tubes, and specific care instructions to program development. Written by respected nursing educators Ruth Bryant and Denise Nix, this bestselling reference also provides excellent preparation for all wound certification exams.

    • A comprehensive approach to the care of patients with acute and chronic wounds guides students and health care providers to design, deliver and evaluate quality skin and wound care in a systematic fashion; the comprehensive approach includes the latest advances in diagnosis, differentiation of wound types, nutrition, prevention, treatment, and pharmacology.
    • Self-assessment questions and answers in each chapter help you assess your knowledge and prepare for all wound certification exams.
    • Checklists offer a concise, easy-to-read summary of the steps needed to achieve the best patient care outcomes.
    • Risk assessment scales help in determining a patient's risk for developing a wound, and wound classification tools identify the proper terminology to be used in documentation.
    • Learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter focus your study on the most important content. 
    • Principles for practice development boost outcomes and productivity in agencies and institutions, home care, acute care, long-term care, and long-term acute care settings.
    • NEW coverage includes the latest guidelines from WOCN, AAWC, NPUAP, EPUAP, and PPPIA, and the American College of Physicians.
    • New sections cover the prevention and management of biofilm, the new skin tear classification system, MASD and MARCI, CTP terminology and classification scheme, and integration of the Health Belief Model.
    • NEW! Additional full-color photographs show the differential diagnosis of types of skin damage, management of fistulas, and NPWT procedures.
    • NEW! Clinical Consult features help in applying concepts to clinical practice, showing students and health care professionals how to assess, manage, and document real-life patient and staff encounters using the ADPIE framework.
    • NEW two-color illustrations and design make the book more visually appealing.
  • Section I: Foundations
    1. Principles for Practice Development to Facilitate Outcomes and Productivity
    2. Billing, Reimbursement, and Setting Up a Clinic
    3. Anatomy and Physiology of Skin and Soft Tissue
    4. Wound-Healing Physiology and Factors that Affect the Repair Process
    5. Types of Skin Damage and Differential Diagnosis
    6. Skin and Wound Inspection and Assessment
    Section II: Pressure Ulcers
    7. Pressure Ulcers: Impact, Etiology, and Classification
    8. Developing and Maintaining a Pressure Ulcer Prevention Program
    9. Support Surfaces
    Section III: Lower Extremity Wounds
    10. Lower Extremity Assessment
    11. Arterial Ulcers
    12. Venous Ulcers
    13. Lymphedema
    14. Neuropathic Wounds: The Diabetic Wound
    15. Foot and Nail Care
    Section IV: Wound Bed Preparation
    16. Wound Infection: Diagnosis and Management
    17. Wound Debridement
    18. Principles of Wound Healing and Topical Management
    Section V: Biophysical and Biologic Agents
    19. Cellular- and/or Tissue-Based Products for Wounds
    20. Molecular and Cellular Regulators
    21. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy
    22. Hyperbaric Oxygenation
    23. Electrical Stimulation
    24. Ultraviolet Light and Ultrasound
    Section VI: Critical Cofactors
    25. Wound Pain: Impact and Assessment
    26. Managing Wound Pain
    27. Nutritional Assessment and Support
    28. Perfusion and Oxygenation
    29. Eliminating Noncompliance
    Section VII: Acute and Traumatic Wounds
    30. Uncommon Wounds and Manifestations of Intrinsic Disease
    31. Traumatic Wounds: Bullets, Blasts, and Vehicle Crashes
    32. Burns
    33. Reconstructive Surgery
    34. Surgical Wounds and Incision Care
    Section VIII: Special Patient Populations
    35. Skin Care Needs of the Obese Patient
    36. Skin Care Needs of the Neonatal and Pediatric Patient
    37. Managing Wounds in Palliative Care
    38. Management of Draining Wounds and Fistulas
    39. Percutaneous Tube Management
    Appendix A: Tool Examples to Support Skin and Wound Care
    Appendix B: Self-Assessment Exercises
  • Ruth Bryant, RN, MS, CWOCN, Partner, Bryant Rolstad Consultants, LLC
    Program Director, webWOC Nursing Education Program
    Minneapolis, MN and Denise Nix, RN, MS, CWOCN, President, Nix Consulting Inc.; WOC Nurse Specialist, Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital, Minneapolis MN
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