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Author Kifer, Zelia Ann.

Title Fast facts for wound care nursing : practical wound management in a nutshell / Zelia Ann Kifer.

Imprint New York, NY : Springer Pub., ©2012.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe EBSCO Clinical Nursing E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 286 pages) : color illustrations
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series Fast Facts
Fast facts.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Attacking the basics : know what fuels a wound and understand the outcome goal -- Understanding wound etiology -- Assessing and documenting wounds -- Debriding wounds -- Documenting and photographing wounds -- Skin injuries -- Common chronic wounds -- Complex wounds -- Recognizing atypical (uncommon) wounds : vasculitis, calciphylaxis, varicella-zoster virus (VZV) -- Understanding wound care guidelines and protocols -- Selecting the correct dressings for optimal wound care -- Using adjunctive therapies : negative pressure, normothermic therapy, pulsed lavage, hyperbaric oxygen, negative pressure wound treatment lymphatic drainage therapy, (NPWT) [use of woundvac] -- Caring for ostomies and fistulas -- Implementing care to promote skin care integrity -- Selecting the optimal surface and equipment for the patient : positioning devices, seating cushions, and bariatric products -- Qualifications and certifications for specializing in wound care -- Awareness of your facility's reputation : certification and accreditation : Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, American Medical Directors Association (AMDA) guidelines for pressure ulcers; magnet hospital standards -- CMS HCPCS guidelines and reimbursement.
Note Print version record.
Summary Using the concise, compact Fast Facts format, this guide encompasses the multitude of new healing technologies and presents important breakthroughs in understanding why some wounds don't heal. Each Chapter builds, step-by-step, on the essential principles of wound care including wound assessment and documentation, the spectrum of wounds from simple to complex, wound treatment guidelines and protocols, and the legal aspects and regulations surrounding wound care. This user-friendly guide organizes the vast amount of information relating to wound care products and eases the complexity of wound management.
A "Fast Facts in a Nutshell" section in each Chapter provides quick access to important wound care principles, and bullet-point information and tables enable readers to quickly locate relevant information. This guide will be a useful companion in the day-to-day care of wound patients, reinforcing knowledge needed in all practice settings, including acute care, critical care, long-term care, home care, operating room, and outpatient settings
Organizes and simplifies a vast amount of wound care information into compact, user-friendly format.
Addresses wound care assessment, protocol, and treatment of the spectrum of wounds from simple to complex for all levels of practitioners.
Encompasses new healing technologies and information regarding-difficult-to-heal wounds.
Presents comprehensive wound care algorithms, dressings, debridement procedures, ostomy care, optimal surface and equipment for wound patients, and adjunctive therapies --Book Jacket.
Language English.
Subject Wounds and injuries -- Nursing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Wound healing.
Wound Healing
Wounds and Injuries -- nursing
Lésions et blessures -- Soins infirmiers -- Guides, manuels, etc.
MEDICAL -- Sports Medicine.
Wound healing. (OCoLC)fst01181480
Wounds and injuries -- Nursing. (OCoLC)fst01181501
Genre/Form Handbook
Electronic books.
Handbooks and manuals. (OCoLC)fst01423877
Handbooks and manuals.
Guides et manuels.
Other Form: Print version: Kifer, Zelia Ann. Fast facts for wound care nursing. New York, NY : Springer Pub., ©2012 9780826107756 (DLC) 2011035185 (OCoLC)663951674
ISBN 9780826107763 (electronic bk.)
0826107761 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. 9786613316967
AU@ 000055787221
AU@ 000062350757
DEBBG BV040091840
DEBBG BV042792413

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