Publication Year: 2007
Edition: 1st Ed.
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Geared specifically to LPNs/LVNs, this quick-reference pocket guide covers wound care principles, wound care procedures and products, and wound prevention and assessment. Information is presented in the easy-to-follow style that characterizes all LPN Expert Guides, with numerous illustrations and tables to clarify and amplify the text.
Topics include skin anatomy and physiology, wound care assessment and monitoring, and basic wound care procedures. Specific types of wounds—acute wounds, vascular wounds, pressure ulcers, and diabetic foot ulcers—are covered in consistently formatted chapters. Subsequent chapters focus on wound care products, wound care therapies, and legal issues.
LPN Expert Guides: Wound Care