Quick Reference to Wound Care

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Jones and Bartlett Publishers, 2005 - Biography & Autobiography - 267 pages
Quick Look Nursing : Growth and Development Through the Lifespan includes chapters in biological, psychological and social information that includes information on genetics, fetal development, cognition and information processing, roles of families, peers, school and society and many other chapters. The Second Edition includes all the new key learning features such a Closer Look, Warnings, Questions to Ask, key terms, and an updated glossary and references.

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Contents

Initial Wound Assessment and Communication
3
A StepbyStep Process
9
Normal Healing Process
17
Basics of Wound Management
23
Principles of Topical Therapy
29
Clean NoTouch Wound Care in the Home
38
APPENDIX 4B HighCalorieHighProtein Ideas
45
Wound Treatments
55
Arterial Ulcers
137
Guidelines for Patients with Peripheral Arterial
149
Lower Leg Ulcers with Mixed Disease
171
Diabetic Neuropathic Foot Ulcers
179
Treatment Choices
187
Case Study
194
Assessment
200
Surgical Wounds and Radiation Burns
207

Alginates
61
Hydrogels
67
Related Wound Treatments
75
APPENDIX 5A ResourcesManufacturers List
83
Pressure Ulcers
95
Treatment Choices
109
AHCPR Pressure Ulcer Treatment Guidelines for
119
Documentation and Compliance in Home Health Care
219
Documentation and Compliance in Skilled Nursing Facilities
227
Glossary
239
Sources
251
Index
257
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