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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Moya Morison; Christine J Moffatt; Peter J Franks
|Description:||xii, 569 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm|
|Contents:||Section 1: INTRODUCTION 1. What is problem-based learning? 2. Sources of knowledge, evidence-based practice and the development and effective use of reflective portfolios to enhance professional practice 3. How to make the most of this book Section 2: CASE STUDIES A simple venous ulcer Non-healing venous ulceration Complex venous/lymphatic ulceration An arterial ulcer progressing to below-knee Mixed venous/arterial ulcer Arterial ulceration in a patient with rheumatoid arthritis A neuropathic diabetic foot ulcer An ischaemic diabetic foot An ulcer due to Waldenstrom's cryoglobulinaemia Malignancy in a long-standing venous ulcer An ulcer associated with pyoderma gangrenosum An ulcer associated with tuberculosis An ulcer associated with sickle cell disease A tropical ulcer (yaws) A self-inflicted ulcer Section 3: LEG ULCER MANAGEMENT: PRINCIPLES AND RESOURCES 4. Epidemiology 5. Health economics 6. Models of service provision 7. A framework for patient assessment and care planning 8. Causation of venous leg ulcers 9. Venous ulcers: patient assessment 10. Compression therapy in leg ulcer management 11. Surgery and sclerotherapy in the management of venous ulcers 12. Surgical treatment to cover skin defects, including skin grafting and tissue extension 13. An overview of pharmacological treatment options for venous leg ulcers 14. Lymphoedema of the lower limb: causation, assessment and management 15. Arterial ulcers: theories of causation 16. Ischaemic ulceration: investigation of arterial disease 17. Leg ulcers associated with arterial insufficiency: treatment 18. The diabetic foot 19. Malignancy, including surgical management 20. Inflammatory ulcers 21. Tropical ulcers 22. Leg ulcers in sickle cell disorders 23. Wound bed preparation for venous leg ulcers 24. Skin substitutes 25. Wound infection 26. Adjuvant therapies: ultrasound, laser therapy, electrical stimulation, hyperbaric oxygen and vacuum-assisted closure therapy 27. Dermatological aspects of leg ulcers 28. Nutritional assessment and support 29. Principles of best practice minimizing pain at wound-dressing-related procedures: a consensus document 30. Health-related quality of life with chronic leg ulceration 31. Psychological aspects of wound healing 32. Health promotion and patient education|
|Responsibility:||edited by Moya J. Morison, Christine J. Moffatt, Peter J. Franks ; foreword by Keith Harding.|