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Wound care manual / Keryln Carville.

By: Carville, Keryln, 1949- [author.]Contributor(s): Silverchain Foundation [issuing body]Publisher: Osborne Park, Western Australia : Silverchain Foundation, 2023Copyright date: ©2023. Edition: 8th edition, revised & expandedDescription: 404 pages : colour illustrations ; 25 cmContent type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780958736978Subject(s): Wound healing | Wound healing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Wound and injuries -- TreatmentDDC classification: 617.14 CAR 2023 Online Resources: The Wound Care Manual webpage

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Anatomy of the skin -- Physiology of wound healing -- Aberrant wound healing -- Skin assessment -- Holistic assessment -- Wound assessment -- Acute wound management -- Burns -- Skin tears -- Chronic wound management -- Leg ulcers -- The neuropathic foot -- Atypical leg ulcers -- Malignant wounds -- Draining wounds -- Drains & percutaneous tubes -- Practice under the Banyan Tree -- Peristomal wounds -- Pressure injuries -- Moisture associated skin damage -- Wound cleansing agents -- Atypical leg -- Dressings -- Bioengineered tissue -- Bandages, surgical hoisery & devices -- Glossary -- Manufacturers & distributors -- Index.

"The 'Wound care manual' is a comprehensive and practical reference for nurses, doctors and allied health professionals working in the acute, chronic and community setting - where optimal management of wounds is a must. The 'Wound care manual' promotes a collaborative approach to the assessment and management of people with wounds and provides information on: - Anatomy and physiology of the skin, - Factors affecting wound healing, - Skin assessment. Specific advice on: - Burns, - Skin tears, leg ulcers, neuropathic feet, malignant wounds, - Draining wounds, - Peristomal wounds, - Pressure injuries, - Moisture associated skin damage. Technical advice on: - Drains and percutaneous tubes, - Wound cleansing agents, - a comprehensive list of contemporary dressings, - Bandages and surgical stockings and a current index of Australian manufacturers." -- back cover.

Item type Current library Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
14 day loan (Class Sets) Australian Nursing & Midwifery Federation, Victorian Branch
Class Sets 617.14 CAR 2023 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Checked out 20/01/2024 L0008731
Total holds: 0

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