Acute and Chronic Wounds: Nursing Management
- Publish Date: 1992-01-15
- Binding: Hardcover
This comprehensive resource consolidates the most current research and practice modalities in one source of wound care information. The inclusion of full-colour illustrations facilitates the assessment and diagnosis of different types of ulcers. The book promotes understanding of the important distinctions in pathophysiology, assessment, and management of acute versus chronic wounds; emphasizes nursing interventions, but also presents surgical, pharmacological and other therapeutic interventions; explains the role of good nutrition in proper would healing; and includes all the latest techniques for managing pressure and vascular ulcers, draining wounds and fistulas, and percutaneous tubes.