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Wound Care Essentials
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This essential clinical reference in the specialty of wound care is the go-to guide for Registered Nurses, Physical Therapists, Physicians, Podiatrists, Long Term Care professionals and others shouldering the responsibility of finding effective solutions in treating both common and atypical wound problems. Written by renowned wound care experts Sharon Baranoski and Elizabeth Ayello, in collaboration with an interdisciplinary team of experts, this handbook covers all aspects of wound assessment, treatment, and care. It also covers topics that other text-references do not, including sickle cell wounds, atypical wounds, and an entire chapter devoted to special populations. The book is divided into two parts. The first is Wound Care Concepts, which provides in-depth information on need-to-know topics, including assessment, wound healing, treatment options, pain management, and much more. The second section, Wound Classification and Management Strategies, covers the various types of wounds - including wounds such as pressure ulcers, arterial ulcers, diabetic foot ulcers, surgical wounds, and many others - and provides the strategies for their successful care. In addition, the third edition offers these new features: a separate chapter on tubes, drains, fistulas, and peristomal skin management; a separate chapter on the pediatric patient; a chapter devoted to special populations, including the intensive care, spinal cord injury, and HIV/AIDS populations; features more case studies to help illustrate the best approaches to wound care; includes more color photos than ever before; it also provides useful features to help the user better understand and utilize this valuable wound care information, including: assessment guidelines; chapter objectives; chapter references; chapter summaries; evidence-based practice feature; practice points feature and shows what you know review questions. When it comes to providing the best care for patients, Wound Care Essentials is the gold standard. All health care professionals will benefit from the wealth of information, up-to-date techniques and best practices Baranoski and Ayello provide for the very important, complex responsibility of wound care.
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Table of Contents

Part I-Wound Care Concepts 1 Quality of Life and Ethical Issues --Mona Mylene Baharestani 2 Regulation and Wound Care --Dan R. Berlowitz, Denise Israel-Richardson, and Courtney H. Lyder 3 Legal Aspects of Wound Care --Steven P. Knowlton and Gregory Brown 4 Skin: An Essential Organ --Sharon Baranoski, Elizabeth A. Ayello, Marjana Tomic-Canic, and Jeffrey M. Levine 5 Acute and Chronic Wound Healing --Samantha Holloway, Keith Harding, Joyce K. Stechmiller, and Gregory Schultz 6 Wound Assessment --Sharon Baranoski, Elizabeth A. Ayello, and Diane K. Langemo 7 Wound Bioburden and Infection --Sue E. Gardner and Rita A. Frantz 8 Wound Debridement --Elizabeth A. Ayello, Sharon Baranoski, R. Gary Sibbald, and Janet E. Cuddigan 9 Wound Treatment Options --Sharon Baranoski, Elizabeth A. Ayello, Andrea McIntosh, Linda Montoya, and Pamela Scarborough 10 Nutrition and Wound Care --Mary Ellen Posthauer and David R. Thomas 11 Pressure Redistribution: Seating, Positioning, and Support Surfaces --David M. Brienza, Mary Jo Geyer, Stephen Sprigle, and Karen Zulkowski 12 Pain Management and Wounds --Linda E. Dallam, Christine Barkauskas, Elizabeth A. Ayello, Sharon Baranoski, and R. Gary Sibbald Part II-Wound Classifications and Management Strategies 13 Pressure Ulcers --Elizabeth A. Ayello, Sharon Baranoski, Courtney H. Lyder, Janet E. Cuddigan, and Wendy S. Harris 14 Venous Disease and Lymphedema Management Venous Disease --Mary Y. Sieggreen and Ronald A. Kline Lymphedema --Carolyn E. Fife, Mary Y. Sieggreen, and Ronald A. Kline 15 Arterial Ulcers --Mary Y. Sieggreen, Ronald A. Kline, R. Gary Sibbald, and Gregory Ralph Weir 16 Diabetic Foot Ulcers --Lawrence A. Lavery, James B. McGuire, Sharon Baranoski, Elizabeth A. Ayello, and Steven R. Kravitz 17 Sickle Cell Ulcers --Terry Treadwell 18 Surgical Reconstruction of Wounds --Joyce M. Black and Steven B. Black 19 Tube, Drain, and Fistula Management --Paula Erwin-Toth and Linda J. Stricker 20 Atypical Wounds --David Weinstein, Tami de Araujo, and Robert S. Kirsner 21 Wounds in Special Populations Intensive Care Population --Janet E. Cuddigan Spinal Cord Injury Population --Susan L. Garber HIV/AIDS Population --Carl A. Kirton Bariatric Population --Janet E. Cuddigan and Sharon Baranoski 22 Pressure Ulcers in Neonatal and Pediatric Populations --Mona Mylene Baharestani 23 Palliative Wound Care --Diane K. Langemo 24 Wound Care Perspectives: Present and Future ---Sharon Baranoski and Elizabeth A. Ayello Index

About the Author

Sharon Baranoski, MSN, RN, CWCN, APN-CCRN, DAPWCA, FAAN President, Wound Care Dynamics, Inc., Nurse Consultant Services, Shorewood, Illinois Symposium Director, Clinical Symposium on Advances in Skin & Wound Care Editorial Advisory Board, Advances in Skin & Wound Care Nursing Advisory Board, Rasmussen College, Romeoville/Joliet, Illinois Council of Regents & Nursing Advisory Board, Lewis University, Romeoville, Illinois Elizabeth A. Ayello, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, CWON, MAPWCA, FAAN Faculty, Excelsior College School of Nursing, Albany, New York Clinical Associate Editor, Advances In Skin & Wound Care Executive Editor, Journal of The World Council of Enterostomal Therapists (WCET) Senior Adviser, The John A. Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing President, Ayello, Harris & Associates, Inc., New York, New York

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