Catalogue


Clinical guide to skin & wound care [electronic resource] /
Cathy Thomas Hess.
edition
7th ed.
imprint
Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2013.
description
x, 607 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 21 cm.
ISBN
9781609136796
format(s)
Book
More Details
imprint
Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2013.
isbn
9781609136796
restrictions
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
contents note
Skin care and wound prevention strategies -- Assessing documenting chronic wounds -- Understanding and managing chronic wounds -- Best practices for managing the effects of lymphedema -- Laboratory values in chronic wound management -- Harnessing technology : EMR checklists and operational compliance.
general note
Rev. ed. of Skin & wound care / Cathy Thomas Hess. 6th ed. c2008.
catalogue key
8593569
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
A Look Inside
Summaries
Main Description
Accelerate your skin and wound care with the Clinical Guide to Skin and Wound Care, Seventh Edition . This compact and sensibly organized guide is vital to providing optimal care. Look forward to: * Updated advice on skin care products helps you make the right choices. * Current documentation regulations, so that you can properly illustrate wound healing. * New chapters on lymphedema and best practices. * Profiles of more than 300 products, in A to Z organization for easy identification. * Benchmark outcomes help you take your care to the next level... and more. You''ll accurately assess, plan, and monitor wound care using the most current, best nursing practices. This useful resource will help both clinicians and institutions deliver wound care that''s both appropriate for patient needs and cost-effective for the institution. Featuring important new information on documentation regulations, including helpful checklists, and offering take-away highlights in every chapter, this useful resource also provides new content on lymphedema management guidelines, negative pressure wound therapy, and capturing data using today''s media capabilities. Part 1 covers the fundamentals of skin and wound care , including assessment, treatment, prevention, nutrition, and documentation. From identifying patients at risk for wounds to achieving compliance for self-care, this is the companion you''ll rely on day after day. You''ll gain a deeper understanding of chronic wounds, accurately interpret lab values and adapt your care, develop a proper skin and wound care formulary, expertly manage tissue load, and understand and apply the wound care regulatory process. Part 2 offers profiles and photos of hundreds of skin and wound care products , all categorized and alphabetized for easy reference. You''ll find a wealth of NEW advice on the skin care products you use most, including cleansers, moisture barriers, antifungal and antimicrobial treatments, therapeutic moisturizers, liquid skin protectants, and others. The Seventh edition of Clinical Guide to Skin and Wound Care also includes a full-color wound photo section, wound checklists, and much more.
Main Description
Accelerate your skin and wound care with the Clinical Guide to Skin and Wound Care, Seventh Edition . This compact and sensibly organized guide is vital to providing optimal care. Look forward to: Updated advice on skin care products helps you make the right choices. Current documentation regulations, so that you can properly illustrate wound healing. New chapters on lymphedema and best practices. Profiles of more than 300 products, in A to Z organization for easy identification. Benchmark outcomes help you take your care to the next level... and more. You'll accurately assess, plan, and monitor wound care using the most current, best nursing practices. This useful resource will help both clinicians and institutions deliver wound care that''s both appropriate for patient needs and cost-effective for the institution. Featuring important new information on documentation regulations, including helpful checklists, and offering take-away highlights in every chapter, this useful resource also provides new content on lymphedema management guidelines, negative pressure wound therapy, and capturing data using today''s media capabilities. Part 1 covers the fundamentals of skin and wound care , including assessment, treatment, prevention, nutrition, and documentation. From identifying patients at risk for wounds to achieving compliance for self-care, this is the companion you'll rely on day after day. You'll gain a deeper understanding of chronic wounds, accurately interpret lab values and adapt your care, develop a proper skin and wound care formulary, expertly manage tissue load, and understand and apply the wound care regulatory process. Part 2 offers profiles and photos of hundreds of skin and wound care products , all categorized and alphabetized for easy reference. You'll find a wealth of NEW advice on the skin care products you use most, including cleansers, moisture barriers, antifungal and antimicrobial treatments, therapeutic moisturizers, liquid skin protectants, and others. The Seventh edition of Clinical Guide to Skin and Wound Care also includes a full-color wound photo section, wound checklists, and much more.
Main Description
Quickly learn the pros and cons of hundreds of wound care products and expert nursing care throughout the entire healing process with the BRAND NEW edition of Clinical Guide to Skin and Wound Care . You'll carry this compact, sensibly organized guide to… choose the correct dressing for each wound type know when to change to a different dressing as healing progresses properly illustrate wound healing in your documentation benchmark outcomes ...and more. You'll accurately assess, plan, and monitor wound care using the most current, best nursing practices. This useful resource will help both clinicians and institutions deliver wound care that''s both appropriate for patient needs and cost-effective for the institution. Featuring important new information on documentation regulations, including helpful checklists, and offering take-away highlights in every chapter, this useful resource also provides new content on lymphedema management guidelines, negative pressure wound therapy, and capturing data using today''s media capabilities. Part 1 covers the fundamentals of skin and wound care , including assessment, treatment, prevention, nutrition, and documentation. From identifying patients at risk for wounds to achieving compliance for self-care, this is the companion you'll rely on day after day. You'll gain a deeper understanding of chronic wounds, accurately interpret lab values and adapt your care, develop a proper skin and wound care formulary, expertly manage tissue load, and understand and apply the wound care regulatory process. Part 2 offers profiles and photos of hundreds of skin and wound care products , all categorized and alphabetized for easy reference. You'll find a wealth of NEW advice on the skin care products you use most, including cleansers, moisture barriers, antifungal and antimicrobial treatments, therapeutic moisturizers, liquid skin protectants, and others. The Seventh edition of Clinical Guide to Skin and Wound Care also includes a full-color wound photo section, wound checklists, and much more.
Table of Contents
Mastering skin and wound care
Skin care and wound prevention strategies
Assessing documenting chronic wounds
Understanding and managing chronic wounds
Best practices for managing the effects of lymphedema
Laboratory values in chronic wound management
Harnessing technology: EMR checklists and operational compliance
Skin and wound care products
Skin care products
Dressings and devices
Alginates
Antimicrobials
Collagens
Composites
Contact layers
Foams
Hydrocolloids
Hydrogels
Negative pressure wound therapy
Specialty absorptives
Surgical supplies, miscellaneous
Transparent films
Wound fillers
Other products
Drugs
Additional dressings and products
Appendices
Manufacturer resource guide
Selected references
Index
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