Wound Care at a Glance, Second Edition (At a Glance (Nursing and Healthcare)) (Paperback)
The second edition of Wound Care at a Glance is the ideal study and revision companion for undergraduate nursing and healthcare students, newly qualified practitioners, and for all involved with the provision of high quality, evidence-based wound care. This concise and user-friendly guide enables readers to expand their knowledge and understanding of wound care and skin integrity, and render safe and effective patient-centred care.
The guide's highly illustrated, visual approach to the subject of wound care and skin integrity explores the anatomy and physiology of the skin, acute and chronic wounds, pain management, legal and ethical issues, the various complexities of practical wound care, and more.
- Contains all the information you need to provide safe and effective patient care
- Presents a clear and concise account of appropriate wound care
- Incorporates both images and text to appeal to visual and non-visual learners alike
- Features a companion website containing interactive self-testing features
About the Author
Ian Peate, OBE FRCN is Visiting Professor of Nursing, Visiting Senior Clinical Fellow, Editor-in-Chief of the British Journal of Nursing, and Head of School, School of Health Studies, Gibraltar. Melanie Stephens is Senior Lecturer in Adult Nursing at Salford University, Chairman of the University of Salford International Wound Management Committee, and Module Lead for Tissue Viability and Leg Ulcer Management Modules.