Wound Management: Principles and Practice, Volume 1
This comprehensive book concisely presents today's clinicians with relevant information on the management of patients with open wounds, and addresses wounds not usually found in other books--wounds due to burns, lymph edema, surgery, bites, radiation, and other types of trauma. Its clinically useful format emphasizes material that can be directly applied to the real world of patient care, and focuses on "the patient" rather than the wound. KEY TOPICS" Also stressed throughout the book: 1)an interdisciplinary approach to wound management; 2)education of patients, caregivers, and healthcare team members; and 3)ways to reduce the risk of wound recurrence. A three-part organization makes this book an easy to use clinical resource for the examination and interventions of patients with open wounds or impaired integumentary integrity. For physical therapists and their assistants, and nurses involved in wound management.
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Types of Wound Closure
FACTORS AFFECTING WOUND HEALING
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adherence antibiotics antimicrobial applied appropriate arterial insufficiency assess bacteria bandage burn injuries burn wound caregivers cause cells chapter CHECKPOINT QUESTION chronic wounds clinical clinician collagen compression compression bandage decrease dermis diabetes disease drainage dressing changes edema effective electrical stimulation enhance wound healing epidermis epithelialization eschar fluid foot full-thickness gauze gauze dressings grafts granular granulation tissue hydrocolloid hydrogel impaired increase intact skin Integumentary interventions irrigation layer lesions lymphedema moist wound moisture retentive dressings muscle necrotic tissue neuropathic ulcers normal nutritional open wounds Ostomy/Wound Management oxygen pain partial-thickness perform periwound phase of wound Phys Ther physical therapy physician plantar present pressure sores pressure ulcers procedure pulsed lavage remove require risk factors scar semipermeable sharp debridement skin sealant superficial surface surgical debridement TABLE technique therapist trauma treatment ultrasound vascular venous insufficiency venous insufficiency ulcers whirlpool wound bed wound dressing wound healing wound infection wound management
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