Principles and Practice of Wound Care

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Written by a multi-disciplinary team of authors, this manual is a comprehensive guide to wound care - its healing and management, treatment and also prevention. Divided into four sections, the book begins with an introduction to wound history, evolution and healing. The following chapters discuss general principles for wound management and then examine different types of wound in more depth, including radiation, diabetic foot infections, bites, vascular ulcers and pressure sores. The final section looks at other factors influencing wound management, such as nutrition, physiotherapy, oxygen therapy and regulated negative pressure therapy.