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Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society® Core Curriculum: Wound Management
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Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society® Core Curriculum: Wound Management

Publication Year: 2015
Edition: 1st Ed.
Authors/Editor: WOCN Society; Doughty, Dorothy B.; McNicol, Laurie L.
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
ISBN: 978-1-451-19440-1
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This volume in the new Core Curriculum series from WOCN® covers Wound Management, and is the crucial text for nurses practicing or studying wound care.

It offers pathology and physiology basics in easy-to-grasp terms, while providing expert guidance on patient management. The perfect study guide for the wound, ostomy and continence (WOC) certification exams, it also provides step-by-step direction on essential nursing procedures.

The evidence-based, easy-to-follow format of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society™ Core Curriculum: Wound Management facilitates your comprehension of:

- Skin anatomy and physiology
- Physiology of wound healing
- Principles of wound assessment and management
- Nutritional assessment and support.

Step-by-step instruction leads you through care planning and delivery, including oncology-related skin and wound care, and palliative care.

- End-of-chapter Q&As help you remember all vital points
- Clinical pearls highlight important takeaways
- Numerous full-color photos, diagrams, and tables aid understanding of vital topics.

Practical directions cover:

- Wound cleansing and dressing selection
- Skin and soft tissue injury caused by mechanical factors
- Pressure ulcer prevention
- Venous, arterial, and neuropathic wounds
- Wounds due to lower-extremity arterial disease and neuropathic disease
- Surgical wounds
- Management of patients with percutaneous tubes; fistula management
- Skin and wound care for neonatal, pediatric, geriatric, and bariatric populations, and the spinal cord-injured patient.

Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society™ Core Curriculum: Wound Management is essential for nursing students in wound care programs; nurses involved in wound care; nurses in gastroenterology, urology, and surgical nursing; graduate nursing students; those seeking WOC certification or recertification; and nursing faculty.

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    Ovid
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: WOCN Society; Doughty, Dorothy B.; McNicol, Laurie L.
  • ISBN: 978-1-451-19440-1
  • Specialty:
    Dermatology
    Fundamentals of Nursing
    Medical/Surgical Nursing
    Skills & Procedures
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 1st Ed.
  • Pages: 496
  • Illustrations: 484
  • Year: 2015

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