Synopsis : Wounds and Lacerations written by Alexander Trott, published by Mosby Incorporated which was released on 16 January 1997. Download Wounds and Lacerations Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format.
WOUNDS AND LACERATIONS discusses wound care in the emergency department from the patient's arrival to discharge through follow-up care. Topics covered include basic and complex wound care, anatomy, wound healing, infiltration anesthesia, cleansing, irrigation, choice of suture materials, and consultations. New to this edition: new chapters on pediatric aspects of wound management, cutaneous and superficial abscesses, tetanus immunity and wound prophylaxis; a second color that highlights key elements in text and illustrations; new alternative wound closure techniques, such as staples and wound adhesives; nosocomial infection is discussed in detail, advances and local anesthesia and wound cleaning techniques are discussed; and antibiotics are updated throughout. An up-to-date source of the principles and techniques of wound care in the emergency department. More than 290 detailed illustrations explain techniques for wound care visually and succinctly. Focuses on problem-solving in wound care situations, with debates on the pros and cons of differing approaches. Offers solutions to real-life situations.