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Author Moffatt, Christine J. (Christine Joy)

Title Leg ulcer management / Christine Moffatt, Ruth Martin, Rachael Smithdale
Published Oxford ; Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., [2007]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
Description xiii, 426 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
regular print
Series Essential clinical skills for nurses
Essential clinical skills for nurses.
Contents A leg ulcer service model -- A leg ulcer care pathway -- Assessment of leg ulceration -- Venous disease -- Arterial disease -- Diabetic leg ulceration -- Other ulcer aetiologies and multi-factorial ulceration -- Assessing the wound bed and surrounding skin -- Assessment and management of pain -- Psychosocial factors in leg ulceration -- Improving concordance -- Involving the multi-disciplinary team -- Management of the wound bed & surrounding skin -- Bandaging and compression therapy -- Evaluating outcomes of a leg ulcer service -- Prevention of recurrence and patient evaluation
Summary "Leg Ulcer Management provides a practical and accessible guide for nurses treating patients with leg ulceration. It examines ulcer types and causes of leg ulceration and draws upon international position statements on wound pain, wound bed preparation, wound infection and compression therapy to provide guidelines for effective, evidence-based care and improve concordance in leg ulcer management." "Leg Ulcer Management addresses background anatomy and physiology, assessment, pain management, psychological impact and adjunctive therapies. Each chapter includes learning outcomes, procedures and competencies, case studies and clinical scenarios."--BOOK JACKET
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Leg -- Ulcers -- Nursing.
Delivery of Health Care, Integrated.
Evidence-Based Medicine.
Leg Ulcer -- therapy.
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)
Patient Care Team.
Varicose Ulcer -- nursing.
Vascular Diseases -- nursing.
Wounds and Injuries -- nursing.
Leg Ulcer -- nursing.
Delivery of Health Care, Integrated -- organization & administration.
Evidence-Based Medicine.
Leg Ulcer -- therapy.
Patient Care Team -- organization & administration.
SUBJECT United Kingdom.
United Kingdom.
Author Martin, Ruth, 1974-
Smithdale, Rachael.
LC no. 2006027509
ISBN 1405134763 (paperback: alk. paper)
9781405134767 (paperback: alk. paper)