Text and Atlas of Wound Diagnosis and Treatment delivers outstanding visual guidance and clear, step-by-step instruction on caring for patients with wounds. Utilizing more than 700 full-color illustrations and clear, concise text, this unique learning text also includes complete discussion of evidence-based concepts of wound treatment.
Text and Atlas of Wound Diagnosis and Treatment is logically divided into four sections:
Text and Atlas of Wound Diagnosis and Treatment is enhanced by learning aids such as chapter objectives, NPTE-style review questions at the end of each chapter, and case studies which give real-world application to the principles and techniques discussed in the book.
Entry-level students in all medical professions (doctors, podiatrists, physician assistants, nurses, physical therapists, and occupational therapists) will find this an essential text for understanding the multi-disciplinary approach to caring for patients with wounds.
Chapter 1: Anatomy and Physiology of the Integumentary System
Chapter 2: Acute and Chronic Wound Healing
Chapter 3: Evaluation of the patient with a wound
Chapter 4: Vascular wounds: arterial and venous
Chapter 5: Lymphedema
Chapter 6: Neuropathic Wounds
Chapter 7: Pressure Ulcers
Chapter 8: Atypical Wounds
Chapter 9: Surgical wounds, flaps, and skin grafts
Chapter 10: Burns
Chapter 11: Diagnosis of Impeding Factors
Chapter 12: Debridement
Chapter 13: Dressings
Chapter 14: Electrical stimulation and electromagnetic therapy
Chapter 15: Pulsed lavage with suction
Chatper 16: Ultrasound
Chapter 17: Negative pressure wound therapy
Chapter 18: Hyperbaric oxygen