Book Volume 1 2014

Pressure Ulcers in the Aging Population

A Guide for Clinicians


ISBN: 978-1-62703-699-3 (Print) 978-1-62703-700-6 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xi

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-17

    The Biology of Wound Healing

  3. Chapter

    Pages 19-26

    Incidence and Prevalence of Pressure Ulcers

  4. Chapter

    Pages 27-45

    Prevention of Pressure Ulcers

  5. Chapter

    Pages 47-65

    Assessment and Documentation of Pressure Ulcers

  6. Chapter

    Pages 67-80

    General Principles of Pressure Ulcer Management

  7. Chapter

    Pages 81-97

    Local Wound Treatment in Pressure Ulcer Management

  8. Chapter

    Pages 99-126

    Surgical Management of Pressure Ulcers

  9. Chapter

    Pages 127-142

    The Role of Nutrition in the Management and Prevention of Pressure Ulcers

  10. Chapter

    Pages 143-159

    Assessment and Management of Wound Colonization and Infection in Pressure Ulcers

  11. Chapter

    Pages 161-176

    Palliative Wound Care and Treatment at End of Life

  12. Chapter

    Pages 177-212

    Quality of Care

  13. Chapter

    Pages 213-225

    Legal Aspects of Pressure Ulcer Care

  14. Back Matter

    Pages 227-233