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The Prevention and Treatment of Pressure Ulcers By Moya Morison

The Prevention and Treatment of Pressure Ulcers

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Contains the general principles of assessment and treatment, including the knowledge on wound dressings and nutritional support. Exploring treatments such as electroptherapies and ultrasound, this title presents a chapter on surgical management. Each chapter includes chapter learning objectives and self-assessment questions and activities.
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The Prevention and Treatment of Pressure Ulcers by Moya Morison

Written and edited by an international team of expert contributors, each chapter will open with chapter learning objectives and contain self-assessment questions and activities for self-directed learning. The chapters will be fully referenced and contain new colour artwork, tables, key points, assessment, summary and guideline boxes and colour clinical photographs. It features general principles of assessment and treatment, including latest knowledge on wound dressings and nutritional support. There is an exploration of novel treatments such as electroptherapies and ultrasound. It presents a state-of-the-art chapter on surgical management.It covers a range of professional issues, such as quality assurance and clinical audit, and health economics. It has a patient-centred approach, looking at such issues as health-related quality of life, and the principles of involving patients and their carers in care planning and decision making. The book will be set apart from others in the field by being holistic and client-centered, making it particularly attractive to nurse educators and undergraduate and postgraduate nurses.

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"I would recommend it to all practising professionals whose work involves dealing with individuals at risk of pressure ulcer development it pulls together the many components of pressure ulcer prevention and treatment." Catherine Malone MHM, RN, RM, Nursing Standard Vol 15 No 33, May 2001
book demonstrates a global appreciation of the importance of pressure ulcer management. It is targeted primarily at nurses who are working in primary and secondary care settings, although it is also a valuable source of information for practitioners in any clinical environment ." Heather Newton, RN, Dip PSN, Cert Ed, Clinical Nurse Specialist (Tissue Viability), Journal of Wound Care Vol 10 No 7, July 2001
20 years of literature about pressure ulcers it is good to see all this new knowledge put into context. This is an invaluable resource both for personal use and for teaching." Maureen Benbow, Nursing Times, Vol. 97, No. 9, March 2001

Table of Contents


Epidemiology * Aetiology * Quality of Life the Cost to the Individual * Health Economics the Cost to the Nation * Risk Assessment * Pressure Sore Prevention * Assessing a Patient with a Pressure Sore * Planning the Care of a Patient with a Pressure Sore * Wound Management: Cleansing Agents, Dressings * Wound Management: Surgical Interventions * Wound Management: Physical Modalities * Nutritional Support * Patient Education * Quality Assurance and Audit * Looking to the Future * Advanced Case Studies

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GOR003988124
The Prevention and Treatment of Pressure Ulcers by Moya Morison
Moya Morison
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Elsevier Health Sciences
2000-10-24
280
0723431582
9780723431589
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine.