Author(s): Kelly Ryan
Ideal for quick reference in any ward or community environment, this pocket-sized (120x80mm), spiral-bound book in the popular Nursing & Health Survival guide series puts all the crucial information on wound care at your fingertips. It includes all you need to know on: Wound assessment Wound conditions Treatment and dressing choice Pressure ulcers and prevention Healing factors and risk assessment And much more...
Kelly Ryan has been a Community nurse since 2005(BSc Hons, Degree Adult Nursing), dealing with various types of wound care on a daily basis, and has a keen interest in this area. In 2008 she completed the Mentoring and Assessment Module at Coventry University enabling her to mentor students in practice. She gained a Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education in 2011 and plans to starts a Masters degree in the future. She has also co-authored the Nursing & Health Survival Guide on CPR, published in January 2012.
1. Introduction 2. Factors that Influence Wound Healing 3. Physical, Psychological and Social Impact of Wounds 4. Wound Assessment 5. Treatment Plan 6. Dressing Choice 7. Wound Types 8. Overgranulation 9. Skin Tears 10. Infection Control/Handwashing 11. Patient Case Study 12. Record Keeping 13. Pressure Area Care 14. Incident Reporting 15. Patient Referral: Multi-Disciplinary Working