Wound Care Facts Made Incredibly Quick - Incredibly Easy! Series® (Paperback)LWW (author)
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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 contentNEW and updated tables, photos, drawings, and diagramsPocket-sized, spiral-bound format that provides on-the-go access to expert guidanceBrightly colored tabs to aid quick, easy, and on-the-spot researchLaminated, wipe-clean pages for easy notetaking and erasingDozens of colorful diagrams and illustrations outlining the core concepts and skills needed for successful wound care, includingWound and skin assessment tools, procedures, monitoring, and long-term careEasy-to-follow explanations of skin anatomy and physiologyStep-by-step how-tos for current treatment algorithms and assessment skillsHow-tos for procedures such as dry sterile dressings, wet-to-dry dressings, wound cultures, and wound packingPressure injuries, including preventative strategiesStrategies for managing pressure, arterial, venous, and diabetic ulcersWound care products, including cleansers and medicationsPatient teaching pointsClarifies complex terms and concepts - easy-to-follow guidance on basic wound care assessment, procedures, monitoring, and long-term care, including:Wound classificationsWound healing stagesVascular functionsClassifications of interventions, including antibiotic and antibacterials, debridement, oxygenation, dressings, and bandagesDiagnostic 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
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.
Publisher: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Number of pages: 148
Weight: 181 g
Dimensions: 140 x 89 mm
Edition: 2nd edition
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