Wound Care Nursing

Wound Care Nursing

A person-centred approach

3rd Edition - May 15, 2020

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  • Editor: Sebastian Probst
  • eBook ISBN: 9780702079825
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780702079818

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A must have for any nurse wanting to expand their knowledge in this area of wound care. Wound Care Nursing 3rd edition introduces a person-centred approach to wound care practice across the lifespan. The books is fully illustrated with colour photographs and illustrations throughout, and including extensive case studies to demonstrate the practical applications of the most recent research in this area.

Table of Contents

  • Section 1: Assessment and Planning

    1. Assessing the normal and abnormal

    2. Assessing and planning individualized care

    Section 2: Intervention

    3. Principles of wound interventions

    4. Wound care in the baby and young child

    5. Wound care in teenagers

    6. Wound care in the young adult

    7. Wound care in the middle-aged individual

    8. Pressure Ulcers (PUs) and Incontinence- Associated Dermatitis (IAD) in older individuals

    9. Wound care in elderly individuals with leg ulcerations

    10. Cancer and Palliative Wound Care

    11. Ways of evaluating care


    Appendix 1: Glossary

    Appendix 2: Useful websites

Product details

  • No. of pages: 192
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2020
  • Published: May 15, 2020
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • eBook ISBN: 9780702079825
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780702079818

About the Editor

Sebastian Probst

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Tissue Viability and Wound Care, School of Health Sciences, University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland, Geneva, Switzerland; Editor and Council Member for European Wound Management Association (EWNA)

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