Description

This essential clinical reference in the specialty of wound care is the go-to guide for Registered Nurses, Physical Therapists, Physicians, Podiatrists, Long Term Care professionals and others shouldering the responsibility of finding effective solutions in treating both common and atypical wound problems. Written by renowned wound care experts Sharon Baranoski and Elizabeth Ayello, in collaboration with an interdisciplinary team of experts, this handbook covers all aspects of wound assessment, treatment, and care. It also covers topics that other text-references do not, including sickle cell wounds, atypical wounds, and an entire chapter devoted to special populations. The book is divided into two parts. The first is Wound Care Concepts, which provides in-depth information on need-to-know topics, including assessment, wound healing, treatment options, pain management, and much more. The second section, Wound Classification and Management Strategies, covers the various types of wounds – including wounds such as pressure ulcers, arterial ulcers, diabetic foot ulcers, surgical wounds, and many others - and provides the strategies for their successful care.


Key Features:-

  • Covers separate chapter on tubes, drains, fistulas, and peristomal skin management
  • More case studies: end-of-chapter Patient Scenarios
  • More color photos
  • Covers separate chapter on the pediatric patient
  • Covers Assessment Guidelines
  • Covers chapter Objectives

More Details about Wound Care Essentials 3rd Edition

General Information  
Author(s)Baranoski
PublisherWolters Kluwer | Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
ISBN9781451113044
Pages624
BindingSoftbound
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearJanuary 2011