Comprehensive Skin and Wound Care Resource Manual including wound and skin policies and procedures, forms, patient handouts and staff education material. Designed for use in all health care settings. Includes CD rom of policies and procedures for printing and customizing.
Accelerate your skin and wound care with the Clinical Guide to Skin and Wound Care, Seventh Edition. This compact and sensibly organized guide is vital to providing optimal care. Look forward to: * Updated advice on skin care products helps you make the right choices. * Current documentation regulations, so that you can properly illustrate wound healing. * New chapters on lymphedema and best practices. * Profiles of more than 300 products, in A to Z organization for easy identification. * Benchmark outcomes help you take your care to the next level... and more. You'll accurately assess, plan, and monitor wound care using the most current, best nursing practices. This useful resource will help both clinicians and institutions deliver wound care that's both appropriate for patient needs and cost-effective for the institution. Featuring important new information on documentation regulations, including helpful checklists, and offering take-away highlights in every chapter, this useful resource also provides new content on lymphedema management guidelines, negative pressure wound therapy, and capturing data using today's media capabilities. Part 1 covers the fundamentals of skin and wound care, including assessment, treatment, prevention, nutrition, and documentation. From identifying patients at risk for wounds to achieving compliance for self-care, this is the companion you'll rely on day after day. You'll gain a deeper understanding of chronic wounds, accurately interpret lab values and adapt your care, develop a proper skin and wound care formulary, expertly manage tissue load, and understand and apply the wound care regulatory process. Part 2 offers profiles and photos of hundreds of skin and wound care products, all categorized and alphabetized for easy reference. You'll find a wealth of NEW advice on the skin care products you use most, including cleansers, moisture barriers, antifungal and antimicrobial treatments, therapeutic moisturizers, liquid skin protectants, and others. The Seventh edition of Clinical Guide to Skin and Wound Care also includes a full-color wound photo section, wound checklists, and much more.
Wound Care: a practical guide for maintaining skin integrity is a contemporary ANZ resource designed to assist students and clinicians in applying evidence-based wound care to practice. Written by expert wound care clinicians and academics, the text offers a range of clinical scenarios to test wound care knowledge and skills within the context of real-world settings. It presents a problem-solving approach to encourage students and practising nurses to critically think about how to deliver wound care to individuals with a range of acute and chronic wounds. Including the most recent local dressings and wound care products, Wound Care: a practical guide for maintaining skin integrity reinforces the principles of wound care and provides the necessary tools for students and clinicians to determine how best to deliver effective nursing care. Each chapter provides an overview of specific wound types, followed by five case studies and related multiple-choice questions to test your knowledge and skills Case studies include an assessment and management approach to assist you in developing effective clinical application of wound care theory Full colour illustrations to help familiarise yourself with a variety of wound types A nursing focus with a multidisciplinary approach helps to enhance the 'real-world' experience of wound care Additional resources on Evolve eBook on VitalSource Instructor/and Student Resources: Answers to Case Study questions Quick reference list of local wound care products/dressings Self-assessment quizzes Image bank
This comprehensive text integrates related aspects of woundmanagement, skin integrity and dermatology into a convenient,one-stop resource. It explores the theories underpinning woundmanagement and skin integrity by reviewing the supporting evidenceand making practical recommendations for busy clinicians. WoundHealing and Skin Integrity discusses current and future trendsin the management of wounds and maintenance of skin integrity inrespect to international healthcare initiatives and summarises theprinciples of maintaining healthy skin to provide a practical guidethat is accessible to clinicians regardless of professionalbackground. The title fulfils the inter-professional learning agenda andwill be of interest to a wide range of clinicians, includingdoctors; wound management, dermatology and palliative care nursespecialists; community nurses; podiatrists; pharmacists; and anyoneresponsible for managing patients with impaired skin integrity. Key features: A practical, accessible, evidence-based manual on wound careand skin integrity Integrates related aspects of skin integrity, wound managementand dermatology previously found in separate texts into onecomprehensive resource Written from a broad international perspective withcontributions from key international opinion leaders fromAustralia, UK, Canada and Europe Promotes international practice development in relation tomanagement of skin integrity and chronic wounds Full colour illustrations throughout Defines key terms, relates anatomy and physiology toclinical practice and provides a summary of easilyaccessible online learning resources Includes practical tips from expert practitioners, commonlypresented clinical queries and discussion of professionalissues related to skin integrity
Prevent and manage wounds with this expert, all-inclusive resource! Acute & Chronic Wounds: Current Management Concepts, 5th Edition provides the latest diagnostic and treatment guidelines to help you provide quality care for patients with wounds. This textbook presents an interprofessional approach to maintaining skin integrity and managing the numerous types of skin damage including topics that range from the physiology of wound healing, general principles of wound management, vulnerable patient populations, management of percutaneous tubes, and specific care instructions to program development. Written by respected nursing educators Ruth Bryant and Denise Nix, this bestselling reference also provides excellent preparation for all wound certification exams. A comprehensive approach to the care of patients with acute and chronic wounds guides students and health care providers to design, deliver and evaluate quality skin and wound care in a systematic fashion; the comprehensive approach includes the latest advances in diagnosis, differentiation of wound types, nutrition, prevention, treatment, and pharmacology. Self-assessment questions and answers in each chapter help you assess your knowledge and prepare for all wound certification exams. Checklists offer a concise, easy-to-read summary of the steps needed to achieve the best patient care outcomes. Risk assessment scales help in determining a patient's risk for developing a wound, and wound classification tools identify the proper terminology to be used in documentation. Learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter focus your study on the most important content. Principles for practice development boost outcomes and productivity in agencies and institutions, home care, acute care, long-term care, and long-term acute care settings. NEW coverage includes the latest guidelines from WOCN, AAWC, NPUAP, EPUAP, and PPPIA, and the American College of Physicians. New sections cover the prevention and management of biofilm, the new skin tear classification system, MASD and MARCI, CTP terminology and classification scheme, and integration of the Health Belief Model. NEW! Additional full-color photographs show the differential diagnosis of types of skin damage, management of fistulas, and NPWT procedures. NEW! Clinical Consult features help in applying concepts to clinical practice, showing students and health care professionals how to assess, manage, and document real-life patient and staff encounters using the ADPIE framework. NEW two-color illustrations and design make the book more visually appealing.
This textbook is a companion reference book for the Wound Care Certification Study Guide, 2nd Edition. This book belongs in the library of every practitioner who treats chronic wound care patients. It proves to be a valuable text for medical students and all health-care professionals - doctors, podiatrists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, physical and oocupational therapists - in various settings. It provides thorough understanding of the evidence-based multipdisciplinary approach for caring for patients with different kinds of wounds. This textbook provides the best diagnostic and management information for chronic wound care in conjunction with evidence-based clinical pathways illustrated by case studies and more than 350 pictures in addition to up-to-date information for the challenging chronic wound care problems in an easy-to-understand format. Features: - Chapters are written by more than 50 well-respected leaders in the specialty of wound care. - Balanced evidence-based multidisciplinary approach to chronic wound care - Exclusive key concepts in every chapter for a quick review - Excellent resource for preparation of wound care certification exams with 250 questions and answers - Chapters specifically focused on wound care in different care settings - Chapter on telehealth and wound care addressing the future of chronic wound care - Deep understanding of value-based care in wound care in the United States - Chapter on healthcare payment reform and the wound care practitioner - Separate sections on approach to wound care in various countries globally
This comprehensive resource gives practitioners a wealth of wound car education handouts for patients and caregivers - in English and Spanish. Plus, it provides educators with practical how-to guidance on caring for and instructing wound care patients, and checklists for ensuring compliance with education guidelines. You'll find fully up-to-date care information on: Circulatory system disease and ulcers, Diabetic foot care and ulcers, Wound and skin care dressing treatments, Pressure ulcer prevention and treatment, Nutrition, And much more!
Medical practitioners receive little, if any, formal training in the prevention, assessment and management of pressure ulcers and other chronic wounds. Pressure Ulcers in the Aging Population: A Guide for Clinicians is a resource primarily aimed at physicians interested in the fundamentals of wound care. This book is written for geriatricians, internists, general practitioners, residents and fellows who treat older patients and unlike other texts on the market addresses the specific issues of wound prevention and managment in older individuals. Pressure Ulcers in the Aging Population: A Guide for Clinicians emphasizes prevention, proper documentation and the team care process which are often overlooked in standard texts. Chapters are written by experts in their fields and include such evolving topics as deep tissue injury and the newer support surface technologies.
Quick Reference to Wound Care, Third Edition provides healthcare professional with the information they need to provide optimal care to patients in the most cost-effective manner. This is a nuts-and-bolts resource that cover the basics of wound care from A to Z, illustrating the most common wound types with color photographs. There are numerous exhibits to aid clinicians in assessment, documentation, and day-to-day treatment of wounds. Quick Reference to Wound Care provides step-by-step instructions for developing a care plan for patients with wounds; it addresses the normal healing process, basics of wound management, and topical treatments, as well as the major wound types that are most commonly seen by healthcare professionals and nurses in the home healthcare setting.
Expanded and completely updated with the newest wound care products, this handbook is the only all-in-one portable guide to wound care and prevention strategies with more than 300 dressings, drugs, and other products for every type of wound. Part I provides detailed guidelines on wound care and prevention and related professional and legal issues. Part II features profiles and photographs of over 300 wound care products. Part III contains charts of over 200 additional dressings and products. Appendices include assessment tools and multiple treatment algorithms. A manufacturer resource guide includes addresses, telephone numbers, Websites, and manufacturer-sponsored educational programs.