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Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society (R) Core Curriculum: Wound Management, Paperback / softback Book


This volume in the new Core Curriculum series from WOCN (R) covers Wound Management , and is the crucial text for nurses practicing or studying wound care.

It offers pathology and physiology basics in easy-to-grasp terms, while providing expert guidance on patient management.

The perfect study guide for the wound, ostomy and continence (WOC) certification exams, it also provides step-by-step direction on essential nursing procedures. The evidence-based, easy-to-follow format of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society (TM) Core Curriculum: Wound Management facilitates your comprehension of: o Skin anatomy and physiologyo Physiology of wound healingo Principles of wound assessment and managemento Nutritional assessment and support. Step-by-step instruction leads you through care planning and delivery, including oncology-related skin and wound care, and palliative care. o End-of-chapter Q&As help you remember all vital pointso Clinical pearls highlight important takeawayso Numerous full-color photos, diagrams, and tables aid understanding of vital topics. Practical directions cover:o Wound cleansing and dressing selectiono Skin and soft tissue injury caused by mechanical factorso Pressure ulcer preventiono Venous, arterial, and neuropathic woundso Wounds due to lower-extremity arterial disease and neuropathic diseaseo Surgical woundso Management of patients with percutaneous tubes; fistula managemento Skin and wound care for neonatal, pediatric, geriatric, and bariatric populations, and the spinal cord-injured patient. Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society (TM) Core Curriculum: Wound Management is essential for nursing students in wound care programs; nurses involved in wound care; nurses in gastroenterology, urology, and surgical nursing; graduate nursing students; those seeking WOC certification or recertification; and nursing faculty. Also available as an e-book at other major retailers


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 496 pages, 484
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Nursing
  • ISBN: 9781451194401