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    editor, Rose L. Hamm, PT, DPT, CWS, FACCWS, Adjunct Professor of Clinical Physical Therapy, University of Southern California, Los, Angeles, California and Western University of Allied Health Sciences, Pomona, California.
    Summary: "Wound care is covered in the 2nd or 3rd year of Physical Therapy school and is a part of every school's curriculum. Examples of interventions that are provided by physical therapists inlcude sharp debridement, dressing selection and application, compression for both chronic venous insufficiency and lymphedema, electrical stimulation, total contact casets and orthotic fabrication for neuropathic wounds, ultrosound, pulsed lavage with suction and negative pressure wound therapy. In addition, many worund therapists are included in the diagnostic provecess, especially determining the functional and gait impairments that may contribute to wound formation"-- Provided by publisher.

    -- PART ONE: Integumentary Basics
    Chapter 1: Anatomy and Physiology of the Integumentary System
    Chapter 2: Healing Response in Acute and Chronic Wounds
    Chapter 3: Examination and Evaluation of the Patient with a Wound
    PART TWO: Wound Diagnosis
    Chapter 4: Vascular Wounds
    Chapter 5: Lymphedema
    Chapter 6: Pressure Injuries and Ulcers
    Chapter 7: Diabetes and the Diabetic Foot
    Chapter 8: Atypical Wounds
    Chapter 9: Flaps and Skin Grafts
    Chapter 10: Burn Wound Management
    Chapter 11: Factors That Impede Wound Healing
    PART THREE: Wound Bed Preparation
    Chapter 12: Wound Debridement
    Chapter 13: Wound Dressings
    PART FOUR: Biophysical Technologies
    Chapter 14: Electrical Stimulation
    Chapter 15: Negative Pressure Wound Therapy
    Chapter 16: Ultrasound
    Chapter 17: Pulsed Lavage with Suction
    Chapter 18: Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
    Chapter 19: Ultraviolet C
    Chapter 20: Low-Level Laser Therapy --
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