Mosby's PDQ for Wound Care - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323056670

Mosby's PDQ for Wound Care

1st Edition

Print ISBN: 9780323056670
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 12th August 2008
Page Count: 160


Use this handy, durable resource in providing quality wound care! Comprehensive and precise, this guide covers wound assessment, wound care, and wound healing in acute, long-term, and home care settings. Eye-catching photographs show various wound types at different stages, and tables and charts clearly depict assessment and treatment information. A practical approach to care includes a focus on patient teaching and helping patients handle anxiety and pain.

Key Features

  • Pocket size offers convenience and spiral binding allows the guide to lay flat for on-the-job reference.
  • Waterproof and stain-resistant pages are great for rugged clinical use.
  • Color-coded tabs make it easy to access information on the anatomy and physiology of the skin, wound healing, classification and staging, wound care, and more.
  • A quick-reference table of contents in each section divider helps you find information easily, with handy cross-references to related content.
  • A special section on the emotional impact of wounds helps you manage anxiety and pain.
  • A Documentation section assists in working in skilled nursing facilities and home health care settings.
  • Patient teaching resources include reliable websites, drugs, and consumer products.
  • Information and references are included for the Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurses Society (WOCN), which has a membership of over 4,300 nurse professionals, and the American Academy of Wound Management (AAWM), with over 2,600 members.

Table of Contents

  • Anatomy and Physiology of the Skin
  • Emotional Impact of Wounds
  • Physiology of Wound Healing
  • Wound Classification and Staging
  • Wound Assessment
  • Wound Care and Treatments
  • Treatment of Common Wound Types
  • Documentation
  • Patient Teaching
  • Glossary


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