The Care of Wounds: A Guide for Nurses

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John Wiley & Sons, Jan 31, 2012 - Medical - 256 pages
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The Care of Wounds addresses all aspects of holistic wound management. The fourth edition of this successful clinical text continues to reflect current research and evidence-based practice, while incorporating the considerable developments which have occurred in wound care practice since the previous edition. It includes chapters on the physiology of wound healing, general principles of wound management, wound management products, and the management of patients with both acute and chronic wounds. The title is an essential read for all nurses and healthcare professionals working in the field of tissue viability and wound healing.

  • Comprehensive and clinically-oriented
  • Examines best practice in wound management
  • Incorporates national and international clinical guidelines where applicable
  • Superbly illustrated with full colour throughout

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The Structure of the Skin
Wound Healing
Impaired Wound Healing
Psychological Care
Spiritual Care
Clinically Effective Wound Management Products
Modern Wound Management Products
The Management of Leg Ulcers
Diabetic Foot Ulcers
The Management of Fungating Wounds
Traumatic Wounds

Wound Assessment
Managing Wounds
Evaluating the Dressing
Traditional Techniques
The Use of Lotions
The Burn Injury
Radiation Reactions
Nurse Specialists in Wound Care
Multiprofessional Wound Care

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About the author (2012)

Carol Dealey is a Research Fellow at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham.

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