From the Back Cover
This comprehensive book concisely presents today's clinicians with relevant information on the management of patients with open wounds, and addresses wounds not usually found in other books—wounds due to burns, lymph edema, surgery, bites, radiation, and other types of trauma. Its clinically useful format emphasizes material that can be directly applied to the real world of patient care, and focuses onthe patient
rather than the wound.KEY TOPICS
Also stressed throughout the book: 1)an interdisciplinary approach to wound management; 2)education of patients, caregivers, and healthcare team members; and 3)ways to reduce the risk of wound recurrence. A three-part organization makes this book an easy to use clinical resource for the examination and interventions of patients with open wounds or impaired integumentary integrity. Included is a new DVD with expanded content, an image library, an electronic catalog of wounds, and a separate section containing images and descriptions of various wound management procedures, modalities, and products.
For physical therapists and their assistants, and nurses involved in wound management