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LPN expert guides. Wound care.
imprint
Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2008.
description
viii, 311 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.
ISBN
1582557020, 9781582557021
format(s)
Book
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imprint
Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2008.
isbn
1582557020
9781582557021
restrictions
Online version licensed for access by U. of T. users.
contents note
Wound care fundamentals -- Nutrition in wound care -- Wound assessment and monitoring -- Basic wound care procedures -- Acute wounds -- Vascular ulcers -- Pressure ulcers -- Diabetic foot ulcers -- Wound care products -- Therapeutic modalities -- Legal and reimbursement issues.
catalogue key
6324759
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 297) and index.
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Summaries
Main Description
Geared specifically to LPNs/LVNs, this quick-reference pocket guide covers wound care principles, wound care procedures and products, and wound prevention and assessment. Information is presented in the easy-to-follow style that characterizes all LPN Expert Guides, with numerous illustrations and tables to clarify and amplify the text. Topics include skin anatomy and physiology, wound care assessment and monitoring, and basic wound care procedures. Specific types of wounds--acute wounds, vascular wounds, pressure ulcers, and diabetic foot ulcers--are covered in consistently formatted chapters. Subsequent chapters focus on wound care products, wound care therapies, and legal issues.
Main Description
Geared specifically to LPNs/LVNs, this quick-reference pocket guide covers wound care principles, wound care procedures and products, and wound prevention and assessment. Information is presented in the easy-to-follow style that characterizes all LPN Expert Guides , with numerous illustrations and tables to clarify and amplify the text. Topics include skin anatomy and physiology, wound care assessment and monitoring, and basic wound care procedures. Specific types of woundsacute wounds, vascular wounds, pressure ulcers, and diabetic foot ulcersare covered in consistently formatted chapters. Subsequent chapters focus on wound care products, wound care therapies, and legal issues.
Table of Contents
Contributors and consultantsp. vii
Wound care fundamentalsp. 1
Nutrition in wound carep. 34
Wound assessment and monitoringp. 48
Basic wound care proceduresp. 75
Acute woundsp. 99
Vascular ulcersp. 131
Pressure ulcersp. 166
Diabetic foot ulcersp. 208
Wound care productsp. 235
Therapeutic modalitiesp. 253
Legal and reimbursement issuesp. 270
Pressure ulcer prediction and prevention algorithmp. 284
Pressure ulcer management algorithmp. 285
Quick guide to wound care dressingsp. 286
Wound and skin documentation toolp. 294
Selected referencesp. 297
Indexp. 298
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