The Prevention and Treatment of Pressure Ulcers

1st Edition

Author:

  • Moya Morison
    • Print ISBN 9780723431589

    Table of Contents

    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

    Details

    No. of pages:
    280
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2001
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Mosby Ltd.
    Print ISBN:
    9780723431589

    About the author

    Moya Morison

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Formerly Chair, School of Nursing, University of Abertay, Dundee, UK