Today's Hours: 8:00am - 10:00pm


Filter Applied Clear All

Did You Mean:

Search Results

  • Book
    [edited by] Ruth A. Bryant, PhD (candidate), MS, RN, CWOCN, Nurse Scholar in Residence, ... Show More Washington State University and Providence Health Care, WOC Nursing, Sacred Heart Medical Center and Children's Hospital, Spokane, Washington, Denise P. Nix, MS, RN, CWOCN, Nix Consulting, Inc, WOC Nursing Consultant, Minnesota Hospital Association, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
    Section I: Foundations. Principles for practice development to facilitate outcomes and productivity -- Billing, reimbursement, and setting up a clinic -- Anatomy and physiology of skin and soft tissue -- Wound-healing physiology and factors that affect the repair process -- Types of skin damage and differential diagnosis -- Skin and wound inspection and assessment -- Section II: Pressure ulcers. Pressure ulcers: impact, etiology, and classification -- Developing and maintaining a pressure ulcer prevention program -- Support surfaces -- Section III: Lower extremity wounds. Lower extremity assessment -- Arterial ulcers -- Venous ulcers -- Lymphedema -- Neuropathic wounds: the diabetic wound -- Foot and nail care -- Section IV: Wound bed preparation. Wound infection: diagnosis and management -- Wound debridement -- Principles of wound healing and topical management -- Section V: Biophysical and biologic agents. Cellular- and/or tissue-based products for wounds -- Molecular and cellular regulators -- Negative pressure wound therapy -- Hyperbaric oxygenation -- Electrical stimulation -- Ultraviolet light and ultrasound -- Section VI: Critical cofactors. Wound pain: impact and assessment -- Managing wound pain -- Nutritional assessment and support -- Perfusion and oxygenation -- Eliminating noncompliance -- Section VII: Acute and traumatic wounds. Uncommon wounds and manifestations of intrinsic disease -- Traumatic wounds: bullets, blasts, and vehicle crashes -- Burns -- Reconstructive surgery -- Surgical wounds and incision care -- Section VIII: Special patient populations. Skin care needs of the obese patient -- Skin care needs of the neonatal and pediatric patient -- Managing wounds in palliative care -- Management of draining wounds and fistulas -- Percutaneous tube management -- Appendix A: Tool examples to support skin and wound care -- Appendix B: Self-assessment exercises.
    Digital Access ClinicalKey Nursing 2016