Wound Care Facts Made Incredibly Quick
ISBN: 1496367871
EAN13: 9781496367877
Language: English
Pages: 148
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 6.00" L x 4.00" W
Format: Paperback
Publisher: LWW

Wound Care Facts Made Incredibly Quick

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Book Overview
Feeling overwhelmed by the complexities of wound care? Skip the confusion--get fast, clear answers with the newly updated Wound Care Facts Made Incredibly Quick (R), 2nd edition . This friendly pocket resource can bring the right information, skills, and confidence to your studies and on-the-job performance, with top-to-bottom guidance on areas including assessment, differential diagnoses, dressings, treatment plans, and daily management. With at-a-glance answers and clear, concise direction, this is the ideal on-the-spot guide for nurses, nursing students, instructors, and all healthcare practitioners to effectively manage wounds. Take the expert tour through the latest wound care protocols, with: NEW and updated content in colorful, quick-read format with bulleted content NEW and updated tables, photos, drawings, and diagrams Pocket-sized, spiral-bound format that provides on-the-go access to expert guidance Brightly colored tabs to aid quick, easy, and on-the-spot research Laminated, wipe-clean pages for easy notetaking and erasing Dozens of colorful diagrams and illustrations outlining the core concepts and skills needed for successful wound care , including Wound and skin assessment tools, procedures, monitoring, and long-term care Easy-to-follow explanations of skin anatomy and physiology Step-by-step how-tos for current treatment algorithms and assessment skills How-tos for procedures such as dry sterile dressings, wet-to-dry dressings, wound cultures, and wound packing Pressure injuries, including preventative strategies Strategies for managing pressure, arterial, venous, and diabetic ulcers Wound care products, including cleansers and medications Patient teaching points Clarifies complex terms and concepts - easy-to-follow guidance on basic wound care assessment, procedures, monitoring, and long-term care, including: Wound classifications Wound healing stages Vascular functions Classifications of interventions, including antibiotic and antibacterials, debridement, oxygenation, dressings, and bandages Diagnostic tests, treatments, and wrappings for a wide range of wounds, including vascular and arterial ulcers Nurse Joy and Jake to provide expert insights and encouragement on interventions and problem-solving Clinical Editor Patricia A. Slachta is a Clinical Nurse Specialist and an Interim Clinical Coordinator and Program Director at the Wound Care Center, The Queen's Medical Center, in Honolulu, Hawaii.