Skin and Soft Tissue Injuries and Infections: A Practical Evidence Based Guide
Adam J. Singer, Judd E. Hollander, Robert M. Blumm
PMPH-USA, 2010 - Medical - 205 pages
Skin and soft tissue injuries and infections are managed by a large number of health care practitioners including nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and physicians.
This new text is evidence-based, written by authors who did the original research. It is replete with high-quality tables and full-colour figures. It is comprehensive in scope and emphasizes that early and proper evaluation and management of these injuries and infections will help optimize care and minimize the risk of serious complications.
The book is appropriate for all levels of training and for the large number of healthcare professionals who treat skin and soft tissue injuries and infections, including nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, primary care practitioners, emergency practitioners, and surgeons.
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