This comprehensive text integrates related aspects of wound management, skin integrity and dermatology into a convenient, one-stop resource. It explores the theories underpinning wound management and skin integrity by reviewing the supporting evidence and making practical recommendations for busy clinicians. Wound Healing and Skin Integrity discusses current and future trends in the management of wounds and maintenance of skin integrity in respect to international healthcare initiatives and summaries the principles of maintaining healthy skin to provide a practical guide that is accessible to clinicians regardless of professional background.
Wound Healing and Skin Integrity fulfils the inter-professional learning agenda and will be of interest to a wide range of clinicians including; doctors, wound management, dermatology and palliative care nurse specialists, community nurses, podiatrists, pharmacists and anyone responsible for managing patients with impaired skin integrity.
- A practical, accessible, evidence-based manual on wound care and skin integrity
- Integrates related aspects of skin integrity, wound management and dermatology previously found in separate texts into one comprehensive resource
- Written from a broad international perspective with contributions from key international opinion leaders from Australia, UK, Canada and Europe
- Promotes international practice development in relation to management of skin integrity and chronic wounds
- Full colour illustrations throughout
- Contains definition of key terms, relates anatomy and physiology to clinical practice and provides a summary of easily accessible, internet learning resources
- Includes practical tips from expert practitioners, commonly presented clinical queries and discusses professional issues related to skin integrity.
Keywords: Clinical Specialties, Wounds, wound care, wound management, chronic wounds, non healing wounds, problem wounds, complex wounds, skin integrity, skin care, skin problems, dermatology, tissue viability, evidence-based wound care, evidence-based skin care, evidence-based wound management, Flanagan, Madeleine Flanagan