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cover image - Acute and Chronic Wounds,6th Edition
ISBN: 9780323711906
Page Count: 680
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $94.99

Acute and Chronic Wounds, 6th Edition

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


ISBN: 9780323711906
Page Count: 680
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $94.99
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Acute & Chronic Wounds, 6th Edition provides the latest diagnostic and treatment guidelines to help novice to expert clinicians provide evidence-based, high-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, special patient populations, management of percutaneous tubes, and specific care instructions to program development. Written by respected wound experts Ruth Bryant and Denise Nix, this bestselling reference also provides excellent preparation for all wound certification exams.

    • Comprehensive approach addresses the prevention and management of acute and chronic wounds, making it the preeminent resource for skin health and wound management across all disciplines involved in wound care, from novice to expert.
    • Learning Objectives at the beginning of each chapter emphasize the most important content.
    • Clinical Consult feature in each chapter provides a synthesis of the chapter content, illustrating how to assess, manage, and document a realistic clinical encounter using the ADPIE or SBAR framework.
    • Checklists provide a concise list of actions necessary to achieve the best patient care outcomes or satisfy a particular objective.
    • Practical tools and algorithms help in performing risk assessment, differential diagnosis, classification, treatment, and documentation.
    • Coverage of practice development issues addresses outcomes and productivity in agencies and institutions, home care, acute care, long-term care, and long-term acute care settings.
    • Self-assessment questions help you test your knowledge and prepare for certification exams.
    • Helpful appendices provide answers to self-assessment questions, as well as various tools, policies and procedures, competencies, patient and family education guidance, and more.
    • NEW! Chapters on Postacute Care Settings; Telehealth and Wound Management; Quality Tracking Across the Continuum; and Medications and Phytotherapy: Impact on Wounds provide evidence-based coverage of these important topics.
    • UPDATED! Consolidated pressure injuries content puts everything you need to know into one chapter.
    • Expanded full-color insert includes 50 new images — for a total of 95 color plates with more than 160 images — that visually reinforce key concepts.
    • New information presents the latest developments in biofilm assessment and management, topical oxygen therapy, skin manifestations related to COVID-19, and strategies to enhance engagement, as well as updated product photos and more authors who are clinical experts and providers.
  • SECTION 1: Foundations
    1. Principles for Practice Development to Facilitate Outcomes and Productivity
    2. Billing, Reimbursement, and Setting Up an Outpatient Clinic
    3. Postacute Care Settings
    4. Telehealth and Wound Management
    5. Patient Engagement and Noncompliance
    SECTION 2: Assessment
    6. Quality Tracking Across the Continuum
    7. Anatomy and Physiology of Skin and Soft Tissue
    8. Wound-Healing Physiology and Factors that Affect the Repair Process
    9. Types of Skin Damage and Differential Diagnosis
    10. Skin and Wound Inspection and Assessment
    SECTION 3: Pressure Injuries
    11. Pressure Injuries
    12. Pressure Redistribution Support Surfaces
    SECTION 4:  Lower Extremity Wounds
    13. Lower Extremity Assessment
    14. Arterial Ulcers
    15. Venous Leg Ulcerations
    16. Lymphedema
    17. Neuropathic Wounds: The Diabetic Wound
    18. Foot and Nail Care
    SECTION 5:  Wound Bed Preparation
    19. Wound Infection and Bioburden: Detection and Management
    20. Wound Debridement
    21. Principles of Wound Healing and Topical Management
    SECTION 6: Biophysical and Biologic Agents
    22. Cellular- and/or Tissue-Based Products for Wounds
    23. Molecular and Cellular Regulators
    24. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy
    25. Hyperbaric Oxygenation
    26. Electrical Stimulation
    27. Ultraviolet Light and Ultrasound
    SECTION 7: Cofactors to Wound Healing
    28. Wound Pain
    29. Nutritional Assessment and Support
    30. Medications and Phytotherapy: Impact on Wounds
    31. Perfusion, Oxygenation, and Incision Care
    SECTION 8: Special Populations
    32. Uncommon Wounds and Manifestations of Intrinsic Disease
    33. Traumatic Wounds: Bullets, Blasts, and Vehicle Crashes
    34. Burns
    35. Reconstructive Surgery
    36. Skin Care Needs of the Patient with Obesity
    37. Unique Skin Care Needs of the Neonatal and Pediatric Patient
    38. Managing Wounds in Palliative Care and End of Life
    39. Management of Draining Wounds and Fistulas
    40. Percutaneous Tube Management
    Appendix A: Examples of Tools to Support Skin and Wound Care
    Appendix B: Self-Assessment Answers
  • 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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