Publication Year: 2009
Edition: 1st Ed.
Authors/Editor: Vuolo, Julie
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Wound Care Made Incredibly Easy! contains a wealth of essential wound care information for nurses.
Written by recognised experts, it focuses on the needs of nurses who are new to wound care practice, covering all the fundamentals of wound care including wound healing, wound assessment, cleansing and dressing selection and adjunctive therapies. It also has dedicated chapters on diabetic foot ulcers, pressure ulcers and vascular ulceration.
Wound Care Made Incredibly Easy! UK Edition includes a chapter dedicated to accountability and legal issues. A must for every pre-registration and newly qualified nurse, this chapter includes sections on the role of key organisations such as the NMC and NICE, healthcare quality control mechanisms, patients' rights and the fundamentals of litigation.
Drawing on current UK and European guidance, the book is soundly rooted in current standards of practice making it an important source of information for any nurse new to the field of wound care in the UK.