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Wounds and Lacerations

Emergency Care and Closure (Expert Consult - Online and Print)

With Wounds and Lacerations: Emergency Care and Closure, you'll get clear, concise guidance on the latest techniques and strategies for treating lacerations, wounds, and burns. This medical reference book will help you optimize every aspect of patient care based on current literature and guidelines.


Emergency medicine physicians and residents

Emergency Nurses

Physician Assistants

Family Practice Physicians

Hardbound, 336 Pages

Published: March 2012

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-0-323-07418-6


  • CHAPTER 1 Emergency Wound Care: An Overview
    CHAPTER 2 Patient Evaluation and Wound Assessment
    CHAPTER 3 Anatomy of Wound Repair
    CHAPTER 4 Wound Healing and Cosmetic Outcome
    CHAPTER 5 Wound Care and the Pediatric Patient
    CHAPTER 6 Infiltration and Nerve Block Anesthesia
    CHAPTER 7 Wound Cleansing and Irrigation
    CHAPTER 8 Instruments, Suture Materials, and Closure Choices
    CHAPTER 9 Decisions before Closure: Timing, Débridement, and Consultation
    CHAPTER 10 Basic Laceration Repair: Principles and Techniques
    CHAPTER 11 Complex Skin Wounds: Advanced Repair Techniques
    CHAPTER 12 Special Anatomic Sites
    CHAPTER 13 The Hand
    Chapter 14 Tissue Adhesives and Alternative Wound Closure
    CHAPTER 15 Bite Wounds
    CHAPTER 16 Common Wound Care Problems
    CHAPTER 17 Minor Thermal Burns
    CHAPTER 18 Cutaneous and Superficial Abscesses
    CHAPTER 19 Complicated, Chronic, and Aging Skin Wounds
    CHAPTER 20 Wound Dressing and Bandaging Techniques
    CHAPTER 21 Tetanus Immunity and Antibiotic Wound Prophylaxis
    CHAPTER 22 Suture Removal and Wound Aftercare


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