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Wound Care Nursing E-Book

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ISBN: 9780723435808

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Wound Care Nursing E-Book , 2nd Edition

A Patient-Centered Approach

By Sue Bale, BA, PhD, RGN, NDN, RMV, PGDip, DipN, FRCN and Vanessa Jones, MSc, RGN, NDN, RCNT, PGCE

Copyright 2006
$75.95, Online Product, Reference




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Assuming little or no specialist knowledge of wound care, this book introduces the reader to a nursing framework for wound care which focuses on the patient and their nursing care, rather than simply on the wound.
Both students and practicing nurses in hospitals and the community will find this book an informative textbook and a stimulating reference for critical evaluation of practice. For wound care specialists, it will provide an invaluable source for teaching.

Key Features

  • Unique lifespan approach addresses the care of wounds in all patients, from infants to the elderly.
  • Patient-focused perspective offers a holistic approach to wound care.
  • Frequent case studies throughout the demonstrate applications of concepts.
  • Research-based content emphasizes the importance of practicing evidence-based wound care.
  • Key issues and summary boxes draw attention to important information.
  • Practice Points boxes highlight key areas relevant to practice.
  • High-quality, full-color photographs and illustrations throughout bring clinical situations and patient care to life.
  • Nursing theory is used throughout instead of a traditional medical approach, making the material more applicable to nursing practice.
  • Closely models nursing practice and specialities - paediatric, adult and older individuals - demonstrating how to care for patients with wounds from birth to old age.

New to this Edition

  • Fully updated material presents the latest evidence-based knowledge.
  • All line illustrations have been redrawn in full color to clearly show important features.
  • Content on the history of wound care and wound healing physiology has been substantially revised, demonstrating how wound healing has progressed in light of recent evidence.
  • The chapter on Ways of Evaluating Care now includes aspects of clinical governance.


All student and practising nurses in hospitals and the community

Table of Contents
Author Information

By Sue Bale, BA, PhD, RGN, NDN, RMV, PGDip, DipN, FRCN, Associate Director of Nursing (R&D), Gwent Healthcare NHS Trust, Cwmbran, South Wales, UK; and Vanessa Jones, MSc, RGN, NDN, RCNT, PGCE, Senior Lecturer/Education Director, Wound Healing Research Unit, Department of Surgery, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK

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