McGraw-Hill Nurse to Nurse: Wound Care

Written by the chair of the Education Committee of the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society, McGraw-Hill Nurse to Nurse: Wound Care puts all of the latest information on wound care at your fingertips.

The Nurse to Nurse series is designed to simulate the teaching experience nurses learn best from — trusted mentors carefully explaining what they must do in specific clinical situations. This series brings the wisdom and experience of some of the experts to non-specialist nurses in clinical care.

In McGraw-Hill Nurse to Nurse: Wound Care, you'll find concise, comprehensive coverage of:

  • Principles behind acute as well as chronic wound care
  • Assessment and evaluation principles
  • Trauma systems
  • How to stage or classify any wound
  • Practical hints on wound measurement and wound care
  • Documentation and reimbursement tips
  • Wound care suggestions along with advantages and disadvantages to help you make fully informed decisions
  • The most current scientific evidence on wound care
  • All the considerations that must be made when treating wounds of differing pathophysiology and in multiple healthcare settings

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Ethical Consideration in Wound Evaluation and Management
Chapter 2: Principles of Skin and Wound Care
Chapter 3: Pressure Ulcer Assessment and Management Principles
Chapter 4: Lower Extremity Wounds of Venous Insufficiency
Chapter 5: Arterial Insufficiency, Ulcer Assessment, and Management Principles
Chapter 6: Neuropathic and Diabetic Ulcer Assessment and Management Principles
Chapter 7: Lymphedema
Chapter 8: Assessment of Other Wound Types
Chapter 9: Wound Management, Products, and Support Surface Selection
Chapter 10: Skin Assessment and Documentation

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