Written and edited by a team of experts, this remarkable book offers a unique holistic, client-centered approach and discussion of the very latest trends and issues in pressure ulcers, as well as the general principles of assessment and treatment. It also provides a wealth of user-friendly learning tools, including learning objectives, self-assessment questions, learning activities, key points, and summaries of vital information for each chapter. Need-to-know information is broken down into easy-to-understand tables. THE PREVENTION AND TREATMENT OF PRESSURE ULCERS features full-color artwork throughout and the two-column format aids in learning.
"I would recommend it to all practising professionals whose work involves dealing with individuals at risk of pressure ulcer development it pulls together the many components of pressure ulcer prevention and treatment." Catherine Malone MHM, RN, RM, Nursing Standard Vol 15 No 33, May 2001 book demonstrates a global appreciation of the importance of pressure ulcer management. It is targeted primarily at nurses who are working in primary and secondary care settings, although it is also a valuable source of information for practitioners in any clinical environment ." Heather Newton, RN, Dip PSN, Cert Ed, Clinical Nurse Specialist (Tissue Viability), Journal of Wound Care Vol 10 No 7, July 2001 20 years of literature about pressure ulcers it is good to see all this new knowledge put into context. This is an invaluable resource both for personal use and for teaching." Maureen Benbow, Nursing Times, Vol. 97, No. 9, March 2001
By Moya Morison, BSc, MSc, BA, RGN, Senior Lecturer, University of Abertay, Dundee, Scotland
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