The Prevention and Treatment of Pressure UlcersBy
- Moya Morison, BA, BSc(Hons), MSc, PhD, PGCE, RGN, Formerly Chair, School of Nursing, University of Abertay, Dundee, UK
Written and edited by a team of experts, this remarkable book offers a unique holistic, client-centered approach and discussion of the very latest trends and issues in pressure ulcers, as well as the general principles of assessment and treatment. It also provides a wealth of user-friendly learning tools, including learning objectives, self-assessment questions, learning activities, key points, and summaries of vital information for each chapter. Need-to-know information is broken down into easy-to-understand tables. THE PREVENTION AND TREATMENT OF PRESSURE ULCERS features full-color artwork throughout and the two-column format aids in learning.
Paperback, 280 Pages
Published: October 2000
- Epidemiology · Aetiology · Quality of Life the Cost to the Individual · Health Economics the Cost to the Nation · Risk Assessment · Pressure Sore Prevention · Assessing a Patient with a Pressure Sore · Planning the Care of a Patient with a Pressure Sore · Wound Management: Cleansing Agents, Dressings · Wound Management: Surgical Interventions · Wound Management: Physical Modalities · Nutritional Support · Patient Education · Quality Assurance and Audit · Looking to the Future · Advanced Case Studies