Skin and Wound Care

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2008 - Medical - 598 pages
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Completely updated for its Sixth Edition, this handbook is the only all-in-one portable guide to skin and wound care, with new chapters on skin care and incontinence, important new information on regulations, and more than 650 dressings, drugs, and other products for every type of wound. Part I provides detailed guidelines on wound care and prevention and related professional and legal issues. Part II features profiles and photographs of over 300 wound care products. Part III contains charts of over 300 additional products.

Appendices include assessment tools and multiple treatment algorithms. A manufacturer resource guide with Website listings is included.

 

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Contents

Assessing and documenting chronic wounds
21
Types of chronic wounds
46
Laboratory values in chronic wound management
87
Developing a skin and wound care formulary
97
Tissue load management
121
Wound care and the regulatory process
136
Part Two l Skin and Wound Care Products
165
Part Three I Additional Dressings and Products
557
Appendices
569
Manufacturer resource guide
582
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