Skin and Wound Care
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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Assessing and documenting chronic wounds
Types of chronic wounds
Laboratory values in chronic wound management
Developing a skin and wound care formulary
Tissue load management
Wound care and the regulatory process
Part Two l Skin and Wound Care Products
Part Three I Additional Dressings and Products
Manufacturer resource guide