This updated, expanded second edition includes information on technological advances in wound evalua...
This updated, expanded second edition includes information on technological advances in wound evaluation, topical agents, pressure relieving devices, and other adjunctive treatments, and provides in-depth information on the inflammatory response to wounding and the normal and abnormal responses to healing. Discusses factors that complicate tissues repair, the role of nutrition in healing, and identification of wound pathogens. Assists the student and clinician in integrating the basic and clinical concepts presented with alternative techniques for wound care. Includes numerous b&w diagrams and photos. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.