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Skin & wound care [electronic resource] /
Cathy Thomas Hess.
edition
6th ed.
imprint
Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2008.
description
x, 598 p., 8 p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 20 cm.
ISBN
1582556881 (alk. paper), 9781582556888 (alk. paper)
format(s)
Book
More Details
series title
imprint
Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2008.
isbn
1582556881 (alk. paper)
9781582556888 (alk. paper)
restrictions
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
contents note
Skin care and wound prevention strategies -- Assessing and documenting chronic wounds -- Types of chronic wounds -- Laboratory values in chronic wound management -- Developing a skin and wound care formulary -- Tissue load management -- Wound care and the regulatory process -- Skin care products -- Wound care products -- Additional dressings and products.
general note
Rev. ed. of: Wound care / Cathy Thomas Hess. 5th ed. c2005.
catalogue key
7872307
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 584-585) and index.
A Look Inside
Summaries
Main Description
Completely updated for its Sixth Edition, this handbook is the only all-in-one portable guide to skin and wound care, with new chapters on skin care and incontinence, important new information on regulations, and more than 650 dressings, drugs, and other products for every type of wound. Part I provides detailed guidelines on wound care and prevention and related professional and legal issues. Part II features profiles and photographs of over 300 wound care products. Part III contains charts of over 300 additional products. Appendices include assessment tools and multiple treatment algorithms. A manufacturer resource guide with Website listings is included.
Main Description
This handy-sized, completely updated edition will help both clinicians and institutions deliver appropriate, cost-efficient wound care. Clinical Guide: Skin and Wound Care, Sixth Edition provides new content on skin care, incontinence, and regulations while providing an overview of wound care and prevention and more than 650 wound care products for every type of wound. The appendices provide assessment tools and multiple treatment algorithms.
Main Description
This handy-sized, completely updated edition will help both clinicians and institutions deliver appropriate, cost-efficient wound care. Clinical Guide: Skin and Wound Care, Sixth Edition provides new content on skin care, incontinence, and regulations while providing an overview of wound care and prevention and more than 650 wound care products for every type of wound. The appendices provide assessment tools and multiple treatment algorithms. "Doody's Core Titles 2009."
Bowker Data Service Summary
This comprehensive review of wound care lays the proper groundwork, covering fundamentals of wound healing, assessment, documentation and treatment. It also provides profiles of wound care products and guidelines for their application and removal.
Table of Contents
Wound Care Prevention and Intervention
Skin Care and Wound Prevention Strategies
Assessing and Managing Chronic Wounds
Laboratory Values in Chronic Wound Management
Developing a Skin and Wound Care Formulary
Tissue Load Management
Wound Care and the Regulatory Process
Skin and Wound Care Products
Skin Care Products
Overview
Skin Cleansers
Liquid Skin Protectants
Moisture Barriers
Antifungals and Antimicrobials
Therapeutic Moisturizers
Dressings, Devices, and Drugs
Dressings and Devices
Overview
Alginates
Antimicrobials
Collagens
Composites
Contact Layers
Foams
Hydrocolloids
Hydrogels
Specialty Absorptives
Surgical Supplies, Miscellaneous
Transparent Films
Wound Fillers
Other Products
Drugs
Overview
Products
Additional Dressings and Products
Overview
Abdominal Dressing Holders/Binders
Compression Bandage Systems
Conforming Bandages
Elastic Bandage Rolls
Gauze, Impregnated with Other than Water, Normal Saline or Hydrogel Without Adhesive Border
Gauze, Impregnated with Water or Normal Saline, Without Adhesive Border
Gauze, Nonimpregnated With Adhesive Border
Gauze, Nonimpregnated Without Adhesive Border
Tapes
Wound Cleansers
Wound Pouches
Appendices
Body Mass Index
Braden Scale
Wagner Ulcer Grade Classification
Treatment Algorithm for Pressure Ulcers
Treatment Algorithm for Arterial Ulcers
Treatment Algorithm for Venous Ulcers
Treatment Algorithm for Diabetic Ulcers
Treatment Algorithm for Diabetic Ulcer Wound Care
Laboratory Tests to Rule Out Atypical Causes of Leg Ulcers
Ankle-Brachial Index Use in Patients with Diabetes
Manufacturer Resource Guide
selected References
Index
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