The action-packed reference that takes the stress out of
learning about wound care&;and makes it incredibly easy!
Confused by the complexities of wound care?
Worried about doing assessments and procedures correctly?
Let Wound Care Made Incredibly Easy! be your guide!
Tackle the fundamentals of wound care the fun way!
Get all the basics on wound care&;the fundamental skills and science you need, in easy-to-remember ways, including:
· Skin anatomy and physiology in easy-to-follow terms
· Basic wound care assessment, procedures, monitoring, and long-term care
· The stages of wound healing
· Wound and skin assessment tool
Expert insight and step-by-step direction!
Get the complete how-to on essential nursing procedures, including:
· Quick guide to wound care dressings, with dressing type, indications, and products
· Prevention, staging, and management of pressure ulcers
· Interventions for diabetic, arterial, vascular, and venous ulcers
· Infection control, patient-teaching tips, pain management, and more
Wound care made easy!
This is the wound care book you&;ve been looking for&;the basics in simple terms, packed with humor and real-life examples.
Practical illustrations throughout focus on helping you learn with ease:
o Just the facts &; An outline of chapter content at the start of every chapter
o Memory joggers &; Simple tricks for remembering crucial info
o Stay on the ball &; Possible dangers, risks, complications and safety measures
o Take note! &; Tips on documenting patient info
o Dress for success - Tips for choosing and using wound dressings
o Get wise to wounds - Pointers on doing wound assessments, wound care procedures, and patient teaching
o Handle with care - Unique wound care needs of pediatric, geriatric, and bariatric patients
o Quick Quiz &; Multiple-choice questions (and answers) at end of every chapter
Contents 1 Wound care fundamentals Carol Calianno, rn, msn, cwocn 2 Wound assessment and monitoring Carol Calianno, rn, msn, cwocn 3 Basic wound care procedures Kathy McLaughlin, MSN, RN, CWOCN 4 Acute wounds Jody Scardillo, MS, RN, CWOCN 5 Vascular ulcers Missy Marineau, APRN-Rx, PhD 6 Pressure ulcers Tracey Siegel, MSN, RN, CNE, CWCN, EdD 7 Diabetic foot ulcers Missy Marineau, APRN-Rx, PhD 8 Nonhealing wounds Karen Zulkowski, DNS, RN 9 Wound care products Joan Junkin, MSN, APRN-CNS 10 Therapeutic modalities Erin Fazzari, MPT, CLT, CWS, DWC 11 Legal and reimbursement issues Karen Zulkowski, DNS, RN Appendices and index Wound and skin assessment tool Carol Calianno, rn, msn, cwocn Pressure ulcers treatment algorithm Tracey Siegel, MSN, RN, CNE, CWCN, EdD Algorithm for Treatment of Pressure Ulcers: Nutrition Guidelines Tracey Siegel, MSN, RN, CNE, CWCN, EdD Pressure ulcer scale for healing Tracey Siegel, MSN, RN, CNE, CWCN, EdD Quick guide to wound care dressings Joan Junkin, MSN, APRN-CNS Glossary Karen Zulkowski, DNS, RN Index
Series: Incredibly Easy! Series(r)
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 29th August 2015
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 17.98
Weight (kg): 0.53
Edition Number: 3
Edition Type: Revised