QUICK REFERENCE TO WOUND CARE

Author: Pamela Brown, RN, BSN, MEd, CWON
Affiliation: St. Joseph-Baptist Hospital, Tampa, FL
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication Date: 2013
ISBN 10: 1449600115
ISBN 13: 9781449600112
Edition: 4th

Description:

Quick Reference To Wound Care: Palliative, Home, And Clinical Practices, Fourth Edition Provides Healthcare Professionals With The Essentials Necessary To Deliver The Best Wound Care In A Cost-Effective Manner. Updated To Reflect Current Wound Care Treatments And Products, It Includes Wound Assessment, The Healing Process, The Basics Of Wound Management, Topical Treatments, And Management Of The Major Wound Types.

Table of Contents

Front Matter

  • ABOUT
  • DEDICATION
  • ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
  • CONTRIBUTORS
  • INTRODUCTION

PART I Assessment and Documentation

    Initial Wound Assessment and Communication

    • COMMUNICATIONS WITH PHYSICIANS: TAKING THE NEXT STEP
    • MEDICAL HISTORY
    • WOUND HISTORY

    Assessment and Documentation for Wounds: A Step-by-Step Process

    • WOUND CLASSIFICATION
    • WOUND STAGING
    • WOUND LOCATION AND DIMENSIONS
    • WOUND BED
    • WOUND ODOR
    • WOUND DRAINAGE
    • WOUND MARGINS
    • PERIWOUND SKIN
    • PAIN
    • REFERENCE
    • BIBLIOGRAPGY

PART II Basics of Wound Management

    Normal Healing Process

    • STRUCTURES OF THE SKIN
    • WOUND HEALING PROCESS
    • Bibliography

    Basics of Wound Management

    • CAUSATIVE FACTORS
    • SYSTEMIC SUPPORT
    • PRINCIPLES OF TOPICAL THERAPY
    • CLEAN, NO-TOUCH WOUND CARE IN THE HOME
    • WOUND CARE SOLUTIONS YOU CAN MIX AT HOME
    • REFERENCE
    • BIBLIOGRAPHY
    • Appendix 4–A Suggested Nutrient-Rich Foods for Wound Healing
    • Appendix 4–B High-Calorie/High-Protein Ideas
    • Appendix 4–C Debridement Choices for Chronic Wounds

    Wound Treatments

    • TRADITIONAL GAUZE DRESSINGS
    • IMPREGNATED GAUZES
    • ALGINATES
    • ANTIMICROBIALS
    • FOAMS
    • HYDROCOLLOIDS
    • HYDROFIBERS
    • HYDROGELS
    • TRANSPARENT FILMS
    • ENZYMATIC DEBRIDERS
    • GROWTH FACTORS
    • BIOSYNTHETICS
    • COLLAGEN
    • RELATED WOUND TREATMENTS
    • COMPOSITES
    • COMPRESSION WRAPS
    • REFERENCES
    • BIBLIOGRAPHY
    • Appendix 5–A Resources/Manufacturers’ List
    • Appendix 5–B Patient Guide: Santyl

Part III Wound Types Commonly Seen by Healthcare Professionals

    Pressure Ulcers

    • ETIOLOGY
    • ASSESSMENT
    • PREVENTION
    • TREATMENT CHOICES
    • BIBLIOGRAPHY
    • Appendix 6–A Patient Guide: AHCPR Pressure Ulcer Treatment Guidelines for the Patient
    • TREATMENT
    • PRESSURE RELIEF
    • PRESSURE SORE CARE
    • GOOD NUTRITION
    • PAIN AND INFECTION
    • CHECKING YOUR PROGRESS
    • CARE OF HEALTHY SKIN
    • FOR MORE INFORMATION
    • BE ACTIVE IN YOUR CARE
    • ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

    Arterial Ulcers

    • ETIOLOGY
    • ASSESSMENT
    • TREATMENT CHOICES
    • PREVENTION
    • REFERENCES
    • BIBLIOGRAPHY
    • Appendix 7–A Patient Guide: Guidelines for Patients with Peripheral Arterial Disease

    Venous Stasis Ulcers

    • ETIOLOGY
    • ASSESSMENT
    • TREATMENT CHOICES
    • EXPECTED OUTCOMES
    • PREVENTION
    • REFERENCES
    • BIBLIOGRAPHY

    Lower Leg Ulcers with Mixed Disease

    • ETIOLOGY
    • ASSESSMENT
    • TREATMENT CHOICES
    • PREVENTION
    • REFERENCE
    • BIBLIOGRAPHY

    Diabetic Neuropathic Foot Ulcers

    • ETIOLOGY
    • CHARCOT FOOT
    • ASSESSMENT
    • TREATMENT CHOICES
    • PREVENTION
    • NAIL CARE
    • REFERENCES
    • BIBLIOGRAPHY
    • RESOURCES

    Skin Tears

    • ETIOLOGY
    • ASSESSMENT
    • PREVENTION
    • TREATMENT CHOICES
    • BIBLIOGRAPHY

    Surgical Wounds and Radiation Burns

    • SURGICAL WOUNDS
    • RADIATION BURNS
    • BIBLIOGRAPHY

    Palliative Wound Care Approaches

    • INTRODUCTION
    • PALLIATIVE CARE: GENERAL PRINCIPLES
    • INDICATIONS FOR PALLIATIVE WOUND CARE APPROACHES
    • PALLIATIVE CARE: COMMUNICATION ISSUES
    • WOUND MANAGEMENT IN PALLIATIVE CARE
    • CONCLUSION
    • REFERENCES

PART IV Specific Applications of Wound Care Practice

    Documentation and Compliance in Home Health Care

    • BIBLIOGRAPHY

    Pressure Ulcers in Long-Term Care

    • INTRODUCTION
    • RISK ASSESSMENT AND DOCUMENTATION
    • CARE PLANNING
    • PRESSURE ULCER PREVENTION
    • PRESSURE ULCER MANAGEMENT AND TREATMENT
    • REFERENCES

    You Are Not Alone in Wound Care

    • FREE CEUs/LIBRARY SOURCES
    • PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND WEBSITES

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GLOSSARY

APPENDIX A Quick Assessment of Leg Ulcers

APPENDIX B Algorithm to Determine Wound Etiology