Fast Facts for Wound Care Nursing: Practical Wound Management in a Nutshell

Publication Year: 2011

Edition: 1

Authors/Editor: Kifer, Zelia

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 978-0-82-610775-6

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Using the concise, compact Fast Facts format, this guide encompasses the multitude of new healing technologies and presents important breakthroughs in understanding why some wounds don't heal. Each chapter builds, step-by-step, on the essential principles of wound care including wound assessment and documentation, the spectrum of wounds from simple to complex, wound treatment guidelines and protocols, and the legal aspects and regulations surrounding wound care. This user-friendly guide organizes the vast amount of information relating to wound care products and eases the complexity of wound management.

A ""Fast Facts in a Nutshell"" section in each chapter provides quick access to important wound care principles, and bullet-point information and tables enable readers to quickly locate relevant information. This guide will be a useful companion in the day-to-day care of wound patients, reinforcing knowledge needed in all practice settings, including acute care, critical care, long-term care, home care, operating room, and outpatient settings.

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Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Kifer, Zelia
ISBN: 978-0-82-610775-6
Specialty:
General Interest Nursing
Fundamentals of Nursing
Language: English
Edition: 1
Pages: 304
Year: 2011

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