Written by Silver Chain Clinical Nurse Consultant Keryln Carville, this is a comprehensive and practical reference for nurses, doctors and allied health professionals working in the acute, chronic and community setting – where optimal management of wounds is a must.
The Wound Care Manual promotes a collaborative approach to the assessment and management of people with wounds and provides information on:
Anatomy and physiology of the skin
Factors affecting wound healing
General wound assessment and management
Specific advice on the management of burns, skin tears, leg ulcers, neuropathic feet, cancerous wounds, draining wounds, peristomal wounds and pressure injuries
Technical advice on drains and percutaneous tubes, bandages and surgical stockings
Wound cleansing agents and all types of dressings
The manual, published by Silver Chain, also includes a current index of Australian Manufacturers and their products.