This book provides a comprehensive review of the management of patients with open wounds, including pathophysiology, evaluation methods, treatment options, and provides a systematic approach to carrying out wound assessment as well as appropriate treatment.
Clinical Wound Managementincludes information on treatment of pressure and leg ulcers, nutrition, pharmacology, dressings, total contact casting, and a variety of modalities including electrical stimulation, ultrasound, oxygen therapy, and low-energy laser.
- Chapters include a general introduction, literature review, and treatment procedures followed by numerous and excellent up-to-date references.
- Contributors to this text are varied in professional education and clinical experience and provide expert information in each of their fields.
- A handy resource for clinicians to evaluate their current treatment programs and to guide changes that may improve patient outcomes.
- A valuable reference for any member of the multidisciplinary team involved with the effective management of wounds.