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Skin & wound care

Author: Cathy Thomas Hess
Publisher: Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, ©2008.
Series: Clinical guide.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 6th edView all editions and formats
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Completely updated for its Sixth Edition, this handbook is the only all-in-one portable guide to skin and wound care, with new chapters on skin care and incontinence, important new information on regulations, and more than 650 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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks
Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Cathy Thomas Hess
ISBN: 9781582556888 1582556881
OCLC Number: 124162314
Notes: Revised edition of: Wound care / Cathy Thomas Hess. 5th ed. c2005.
Description: x, 598 pages, 8 pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 20 cm.
Contents: Contributors --
Foreword --
pt. 1. Wound care and prevention --
1. Skin care and wound prevention strategies --
2. Assessing and documenting chronic wounds --
3. Types of chronic wounds --
4. Laboratory values in chronic wound management --
5. Developing a skin and wound care formulary --
6. Tissue load management --
7. Wound care and the regulatory process --
pt. 2. Skin and wound care products --
Skin care products --
Overview --
Antifungals and antimicrobials --
Liquid skin protectants --
Moisture barriers --
Skin cleansers --
Therapeutic moisturizers --
Wound care products --
Dressings and devices --
Overview --
Alginates --
Antimicrobials --
Collagens --
Composites --
Color illustrations --
Contact layers --
Foams --
Hydrocolloids --
Hydrogels --
Specialty absorptives --
Surgical supplies, miscellaneous --
Transparent films --
Wound fillers --
Other products --
Drugs --
Overview --
Products. pt. 3. Additional dressings and products --
Overview --
Abdominal dressing holders and binders --
Compression bandage systems --
Conforming bandages --
Elastic bandage rolls --
Gauze, impregnated with other than water, normal saline, or hydrogel, without adhesive border --
Gauze, impregnated with water or normal saline, without adhesive border --
Gauze, nonimpregnated, with adhesive border --
Gauze, nonimpregnated, without adhesive border --
Tapes --
Wound cleansers --
Appendices --
A. Body mass index --
B. Wagner ulcer grade classification --
C. Braden scale --
D. Treatment algorithm for pressure ulcers --
E. Treatment algorithm for arterial ulcers --
F. Treatment algorithm for venous ulcers --
G. Treatment algorithm for diabetic ulcers --
H. Treatment algorithm for diabetic ulcer wound care --
I. Laboratory tests to rule out atypical causes of leg ulcers --
J. Ankle-brachial index use in patients with diabetes --
Manufacturer resource guide --
Selected references --
Index.
Series Title: Clinical guide.
Other Titles: Skin and wound care
Responsibility: Cathy Thomas Hess.
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A guide to skin and wound care, with chapters on skin care and incontinence, important information on regulations, and more than 650 dressings, drugs, and other products for various types of wounds.  Read more...

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