Wound Care Made Incredibly Visual!

Publication Year: 2018

Edition: 3rd Ed.

Authors/Editor: Slachta, Patricia Albano

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)

ISBN: 978-1-49-639826-0

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Provide effective wound care with skill and confidence, with the expert direction and real-life images of the fully updated Wound Care Made Incredibly Visual!®, 3rd Edition.

Let this colorfully illustrated text guide you through the fundamental concepts, skills, and treatments needed for positive wound care outcomes, including the latest products and procedures. Prepare to succeed in both the classroom and on the unit the enjoyable Incredibly Visual ™ way, as clear explanations and plentiful images guide you through the vital steps of effective wound care.

Grasp the basic concepts, skills, phases, and complications of wound care …

  • NEW and updated photos and graphics
  • NEW and updated content on the latest wound care techniques and interventions
  • Hundreds of colorful images that make the complexities of wound care easy to understand —detailed photos, charts, and drawings that explain and reinforce key concepts in easy-to-remember ways
  • Clear, concise text that explains the fundamentals and latest advancements in wound care in clear, understandable terms
  • Perfect for visual learners —numerous images that demonstrate skills and interventions, including:
    • Skin anatomy and physiology—skin layers and their functions
    • Wound healing—types of wound healing, healing phases, and complications
    • Wound assessment—including recognizing failure to heal
    • Effects of aging on wound healing
    • Acute versus chronic wounds
    • Pressure injuries
    • Vascular ulcers
    • Diabetic foot ulcers
    • Malignant wounds
    • Atypical wounds
    • Wound care products
  • Ideal on-the-spot reference and review for nursing students, new nurses, and other healthcare practitioners
  • Excellent teaching aid—seasoned, step-by-step guidance backed by images that demonstrate everyday patient care situations
  • Chapter features:
    • Chapter content summary at the start of each chapter
    • Q&A —End-of-chapter games and quizzes that reinforce learning points—multiple-choice or fill-in-the-blank questions, word games, and matching images to wound care concepts
    • “Nurse Joy and Jake” —Expert insights and encouraging advice offered throughout
    • Take note —illustrated interventions that demonstrate real-life patient scenarios

Details

Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Slachta, Patricia Albano
ISBN: 978-1-49-639826-0
Specialty:
Pathophysiology
Medical/Surgical Nursing
Skills & Procedures
Language: English
Edition: 3rd Ed.
Pages: 336
Year: 2018

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