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Provide effective wound care with skill and confidence, with the expert direction and real-life images of the fully updated Wound Care Made Incredibly Visual! (R), 3rd Edition.
Let this colorfully illustrated text guide you through the fundamental concepts, skills, and treatments needed for positive wound care outcomes, including the latest products and procedures. Prepare to succeed in both the classroom and on the unit the enjoyable Incredibly Visual (TM) way, as clear explanations and plentiful images guide you through the vital steps of effective wound care.
Grasp the basic concepts, skills, phases, and complications of wound care ...
NEW and updated photos and graphics
NEW and updated content on the latest wound care techniques and interventions
Hundreds of colorful imagesthat make the complexities of wound care easy to understand-detailed photos, charts, and drawings that explain and reinforce key concepts in easy-to-remember ways
Clear, concise text that explains the fundamentals and latest advancementsin wound care in clear, understandable terms
Perfect for visual learners-numerous images that demonstrate skills and interventions, including:
Skin anatomy and physiology-skin layers and their functions
Wound healing-types of wound healing, healing phases, and complications
Wound assessment-including recognizing failure to heal
Effects of aging on wound healing
Acute versus chronic wounds
Diabetic foot ulcers
Wound care products
Ideal on-the-spot reference and review for nursing students, new nurses, and other healthcare practitioners
Excellent teaching aid-seasoned, step-by-step guidance backed by images that demonstrate everyday patient care situations
Chapter content summary at the start of each chapter
Q&A-End-of-chapter games and quizzes that reinforce learning points-multiple-choice or fill-in-the-blank questions, word games, and matching images to wound care concepts
"Nurse Joy and Jake"-Expert insights and encouraging advice offered throughout
Take note-illustrated interventions that demonstrate real-life patient scenarios
About the Clinical Editor
Patricia Albano Slachta, PhD, APRN, ACNS-BC, CWOCN, is President of the Nursing Educational Programs and Services in Ridgeland, South Carolina.