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Title Science and practice of pressure ulcer management / Marco Romanelli, Michael Clark, Amit Gefen, Guido Ciprandi, editors
Edition Second edition
Published London, United Kingdom : Springer, [2018]
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Description 1 online resource
Contents The potential of biomarkers in the early detection of pressure ulcers -- The critical characteristics of a good wheelchair cushion -- Epidemiology of pressure ulcers -- Nutrition and pressure ulcers -- Health related quality of life (HRQOL) implications for people with pressure ulcers -- Incontinence-associated dermatitis (IAD) and pressure ulcers : an overview -- Microclimate ; rediscovering an old concept in the aetiology of pressure ulcers -- Skin care -- Pressure ulcers in pediatric patients -- Pressure ulcers after epidural anaesthesia -- Advanced dressings in pressure ulcers -- Adjunctive therpaies in pressure ulcers -- Negitive pressure would therapy in the management of pressure ulcers -- Surgical management of pressure ulcers -- The Stop Pressure Ulcer Day and other initiatives by EPUAP -- Innovation in pressure ulcers prevention and treatment
Summary This updated volume provides the current knowledge on the diagnosis, treatment, management, and prevention of pressure ulcers. Chapters on the early detection of pressure ulcers, negative pressure therapy, pressure ulcers in pediatric patients, adjunctive therapies, surgical management of pressure ulcers, and innovation in pressure ulcer research and practice are included. This second edition aims to be the primary reference for pressure ulcers from diagnosis and prevention to management and treatment options. The book is relevant to dermatology clinicians, vascular surgeons, and dermatology nurses
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Pressure Ulcer.
Pressure Ulcer -- therapy.
Bedsores -- Prevention.
Bedsores -- Treatment.
Form Electronic book
Author Ciprandi, Guido, editor
Clark, Michael, Ph. D., editor
Gefen, Amit, editor
Romanelli, Marco (Dermatologist), editor
European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel.
ISBN 1447174135 (electronic bk.)
9781447174134 (electronic bk.)