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Wound Care Facts Made Incredibly Quick! - (Incredibly Easy!) (Paperback)

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Feeling overwhelmed by the complexities of wound care? Skip the confusion—get fast, clear answers with the newly updated Wound Care Facts Made Incredibly Quick!®, 2nd edition.

This friendly pocket resource can bring the right information, skills, and confidence to your studies and on-the-job performance, with top-to-bottom guidance on areas including assessment, differential diagnoses, dressings, treatment plans, and daily management. With at-a-glance answers and clear, concise direction, this is the ideal on-the-spot guide for nurses, nursing students, instructors, and all healthcare practitioners to effectively manage wounds.
 
Take the expert tour through the latest wound care protocols, with:
 
  • NEW and updated content in colorful, quick-read format with bulleted content
  • NEW and updated tables, photos, drawings, and diagrams
  • Pocket-sized, spiral-bound format that provides on-the-go access to expert guidance
  • Brightly colored tabs to aid quick, easy, and on-the-spot research
  • Laminated, wipe-clean pages for easy notetaking and erasing
  • Dozens of colorful diagrams and illustrations outlining the core concepts and skills needed for successful wound care, including
    • Wound and skin assessment tools, procedures, monitoring, and long-term care
    • Easy-to-follow explanations of skin anatomy and physiology
    • Step-by-step how-tos for current treatment algorithms and assessment skills
    • How-tos for procedures such as dry sterile dressings, wet-to-dry dressings, wound cultures, and wound packing
    • Pressure injuries, including preventative strategies
    • Strategies for managing pressure, arterial, venous, and diabetic ulcers
    • Wound care products, including cleansers and medications
    • Patient teaching points
  • Clarifies complex terms and concepts – easy-to-follow guidance on basic wound care assessment, procedures, monitoring, and long-term care, including:
    • Wound classifications
    • Wound healing stages
    • Vascular functions
    • Classifications of interventions, including antibiotic and antibacterials, debridement, oxygenation, dressings, and bandages
    • Diagnostic tests, treatments, and wrappings for a wide range of wounds, including vascular and arterial ulcers
  • “Nurse Joy” and “Jake” to provide expert insights and encouragement on interventions and problem-solving
 
 
 Clinical Editor
 
Patricia A. Slachta is a Clinical Nurse Specialist and an Interim Clinical Coordinator and Program Director at the Wound Care Center, The Queen’s Medical Center, in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Number of Pages: 121
Genre: Medical
Series Title: Incredibly Easy!
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Language: English
Street Date: December 12, 2017
TCIN: 52774317
UPC: 9781496367877
Item Number (DPCI): 248-47-9481
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