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Prevent and manage wounds with this expert, all-inclusive resource! Acute & Chronic Wounds: Current Management Concepts, 5th Edition provides the latest diagnostic and treatment guidelines to help you provide 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, vulnerable patient populations, management of percutaneous tubes, and specific care instructions to program development. Written by respected nursing educators Ruth Bryant and Denise Nix, this bestselling reference also provides excellent preparation for all wound certification exams.

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Section I: Foundations
1. Principles for Practice Development to Facilitate Outcomes and Productivity
2. Billing, Reimbursement, and Setting Up a Clinic
3. Anatomy and Physiology of Skin and Soft Tissue
4. Wound-Healing Physiology and Factors that Affect the Repair Process
5. Types of Skin Damage and Differential Diagnosis
6. Skin and Wound Inspection and Assessment
Section II: Pressure Ulcers
7. Pressure Ulcers: Impact, Etiology, and Classification
8. Developing and Maintaining a Pressure Ulcer Prevention Program
9. Support Surfaces
Section III: Lower Extremity Wounds
10. Lower Extremity Assessment
11. Arterial Ulcers
12. Venous Ulcers
13. Lymphedema
14. Neuropathic Wounds: The Diabetic Wound
15. Foot and Nail Care
Section IV: Wound Bed Preparation
16. Wound Infection: Diagnosis and Management
17. Wound Debridement
18. Principles of Wound Healing and Topical Management
Section V: Biophysical and Biologic Agents
19. Cellular- and/or Tissue-Based Products for Wounds
20. Molecular and Cellular Regulators
21. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy
22. Hyperbaric Oxygenation
23. Electrical Stimulation
24. Ultraviolet Light and Ultrasound
Section VI: Critical Cofactors
25. Wound Pain: Impact and Assessment
26. Managing Wound Pain
27. Nutritional Assessment and Support
28. Perfusion and Oxygenation
29. Eliminating Noncompliance
Section VII: Acute and Traumatic Wounds
30. Uncommon Wounds and Manifestations of Intrinsic Disease
31. Traumatic Wounds: Bullets, Blasts, and Vehicle Crashes
32. Burns
33. Reconstructive Surgery
34. Surgical Wounds and Incision Care
Section VIII: Special Patient Populations
35. Skin Care Needs of the Obese Patient
36. Skin Care Needs of the Neonatal and Pediatric Patient
37. Managing Wounds in Palliative Care
38. Management of Draining Wounds and Fistulas
39. Percutaneous Tube Management
Appendix A: Tool Examples to Support Skin and Wound Care
Appendix B: Self-Assessment Exercises
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    • SKU
      9780323316217
    • UPC/ISBN
      9780323316217
    • Stock Last Checked
      Jul 5, 2022
  • Manufacturer
    Elsevier
  • Publication Date
    Apr 19, 2016
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